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Walk for Salk 5K

When: April 12, 2014 6:00 PM
Price: $35, children 12 and under are complimentary
Event Phone Number: 858.597.0657
The Salk Institute
10010 N Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla CA 92037

The Salk Institute will open its doors to the public on Saturday, April 12 for the second annual Step into Discovery event, featuring “Walk for Salk,” a fundraiser to support science education outreach, followed by a day of discovery including tours, activities and talks.

Walk for Salk 5K:
Enjoy a panoramic 5K walk that begins at the Salk Institute’s iconic courtyard. Your participation supports the Salk Institute’s science education outreach efforts.

Entry Fee for the Walk:
$35 which includes breakfast, a t-shirt and a goodie bag (Children 12 and under are complimentary).

Registration opens at 7:30 AM and the walk starts at 9 AM.

Explore Salk:
Following the walk, enjoy a day of exploring the Salk Institute. This portion of the event is open to the public; however, we ask that you register for the tours in advance.

Activities include:

- Laboratory tours where you can learn about the life-changing research of our key scientific initiatives such as cancer, the dynamic brain, genomic medicine, healthy aging and plant biology.

- Hands-on science stations brought to you by the Salk Education Outreach Program. Bring your kids so they can discover the wonders of science!

- Scientific talks that feature our world-renowned Salk scientists sharing their latest discoveries.

- Self-guided architectural tour of our iconic campus.

Tours, Kid’s Discovery Zone and science booths open at 10 AM, with activities and tours concluding at 3 PM.


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