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In every step, there is a story – a patient’s journey, a caregiver’s love, a family member’s hope. With more than 700,000 people living with a brain tumor, there is a need to come together in cities across the country and make breakthroughs.

The Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run & Walk is an event that will help the ABTA provide vital brain tumor resources to brain tumor patients and their families, funding of promising research studies and nationwide education programs.  Click on a location above to learn more about that city’s 5K Run & Walk and how you can help us make breakthroughs.


Fundraising & Planning Committees
Whether you have a lot of time or just a little, we appeciate all helping hands!  Assist with Sponsorship, Team recruitment, refreshments, kids activities, volunteers and so much more.  If you'd like to be part of your local Event Planning Committee contact the Events team at to join.


Kick-Off Events for Spring Walk/Runs
Take part in our spring season's Kick Off events happening in Spokane, Chicago (Downtown)Chicago (Schaumburg) and Los Angeles!  Meet other Team Captains and participants as you learn tricks and tips for fundraising success.  Click on your location to RSVP for your and your whole team.  See you there!


American Brain Tumor Association's Mission
The mission of the American Brain Tumor Association is to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors with the goals of improving, extending and, ultimately, saving the lives of those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis.

Click here to see how donations support the ABTA mission.


Contact the Events Dept at 800-886-1281 or any questions about our Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run & Walks.