What: 1,000 people are expected to raise more than $93,000 at Walk MS: Des Moines on Saturday, May 19 at Principal Park Stadium.


“Walk MS is all about community – people coming together to raise money and show support for loved ones, colleagues and friends,” said Cyndi Zagieboylo, President and CEO of the National MS Society. “Funds raised have a direct impact in this community, for example – our MS Navigator program. MS Navigators are highly-skilled, compassionate professionals available to connect each person affected by MS to the resources and information they need to live their best lives.”


When: Saturday, May 19, Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.; Walk begins at 9:30 a.m.


Where: Principal Park Stadium - 1 Line Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309


Why: Walk MS helps fuel groundbreaking MS research and provide life-changing services to those affected by MS through creating a supportive community of friends, families and loved ones who fundraise and connect. Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. For more information about multiple sclerosis and the National MS Society, go to nationalMSsociety.org or call 800-344-4867.


Register: Visit walkMS.org, call 855-372-1331 or email fundraisingsupport@nmss.org.


Sponsors: Sanofi Genzyme is the premier national sponsor of Walk MS. Biogen, Genentech and Novartis are national sponsors of Walk MS.