Colleen's BA 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Please join us at our 5th Run/Walk!
Run, walk, cheer, volunteer, sponsor, donate, fundraise! Your participation is appreciated!
As a tribute to Colleen, and to aid in the effort to discover the cause of biliary atresia, her family has organized this annual
community fundraiser. Colleen's BA 5K has raised over $100,000 in four years! Proceeds support biliary atresia (BA)
research at Johns Hopkins Pediatric Liver Center in Baltimore and organ donation awareness.
Registration, Packet Pick Up, and Awards Ceremony:
Grace Episcopal Day School, 9411 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington, MD
Start & Finish for the 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk: Beach Drive at Connecticut Avenue
Your Support at Work:
Winter 2016 Newsletter: Pediatric Liver News, Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Liver Space: New Facebook App for Children with Liver Disease and Their Families:
(Johns Hopkins pediatric gastroenterologist Douglas Mogul led the development of this social media space)
Colleen Mitchel attended Grace Episcopal Day School in Kensington and Walter Johnson (WJ) High School in Bethesda. Colleen
was born with biliary atresia (BA), the most serious liver disease of infancy and childhood, and died in 2013 at age 19 due to complications with liver disease. She was a sophomore at the University of Michigan. As a tribute to Colleen, and to aid in the
effort to discover the cause of biliary atresia, her family has organized this annual community fundraiser. Proceeds support BA research at Johns Hopkins Pediatric Liver Center in Baltimore, Maryland and organ donation awareness in our community.