Walk MS is not just a walk – it’s an effort to change lives and fight a disease that affects thousands of people in our state. The money raised helps fund important research. Some of that research has led to three new oral treatments.
Next Saturday is the 25th annual Walk MS. When the walks began there were no treatments available, but that’s all changed.
Even though snow is back in the forecast, it’s time to lace up those sneakers and hit the streets. Once again CBS4 is partnering with the MS Society for the annual “Walk MS.”
Thousands of people laced up their sneakers at City Park on Saturday to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis.
This weekend, thousands will lace up their sneakers in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis for Walk MS.
Colorado has one of the higher rates of multiple sclerosis in the country. It’s a disease that often impacts women in their 30s, which can raise concerns when they become pregnant. There is now growing research suggesting that MS flare-ups actually calm down during pregnancy.
CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh met a woman named Deb Richman who has had great success with some of the newest medications on the market.
Denver City Park
2001 Steele Street
Denver, CO 80205
1 Destination. A world free of MS.
Wells Fargo Walk MS Presented by MS Lifelines is a simple but incredibly powerful way to raise money to support the essential programs, services, and research the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter provides to the 88,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming affected by multiple sclerosis. While there is no registration fee for the Walk, participants are requested to make a fundraising commitment of at least $50. Colorado Walk MS events start at 9:30 a.m., however registration, fun and activities start after 7:30 am.
Public parking is available in the areas surrounding the Start/Finish Line area including the Denver Zoo and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science parking lots.