WHAT: More children have arthritis than juvenile diabetes, cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy COMBINED and it is the nation’s leading cause of disability. In the U.S., more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children live with arthritis.
The walk and celebration will include fun entertainment, a health fair, and meet and greets with Nickelodeon characters.
Guests can register for the Walk to Cure Juvenile Arthritis and learn more about the event by visiting walktocureja.org.
VISUALS: More than 2,500 walkers and families
WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2017
7 - 9:30 a.m.
Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Walk begins at 8:15 a.m.
WHERE: Mall of America – Rotunda
About Mall of America®
Mall of America (MOA) is the largest shopping and entertainment complex in North America. At 5.6 million square feet, MOA boasts more than 520 world-class retail stores and restaurants; Nickelodeon Universe, the nation’s largest indoor family theme park featuring 27 rides; SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, home to sharks, sting rays and an amazing underwater tunnel; FlyOver America a 4D immersive flight adventure; Crayola Experience; Rainforest Care; Hard Rock Café; the nation’s longest indoor zip line and an 18-hole mini golf course.
The Mall, a top American tourist and vacation destination, opened in August of 1992 and is located in Bloomington, Minn., just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul and adjacent to the MSP International Airport. Mall of America hosts more than 400 events annually, including concerts, book signings, celebrity meet-and-greets and community-focused cultural events. The Mall is also home to a 500-room Radisson Blu hotel, a 342-room JW Marriott hotel; office tower; grand entrance and more. Follow Mall of America on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and visit our blog. Download the Mall of America app from the App Store for iOS or Google Play for Android.