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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
Where:
The Salk Institute
10010 N Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla CA 92037
What:

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).

Time:
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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