Support Lab Week Run Sponsorship FAQ
How much does Sponsorship Cost?
Presenting Sponsorship (1): $10,000
Platinum Sponsorship (10): $1,000
Who participates in the Lab Week Run Virtual 5K?
Our past participants have predominately been women (86%) who are Medical Laboratory Scientists (58%), Medical Laboratory Educators (12%), or Medical Laboratory Scientist Students (20%). Our past runners have come from all 50 states in the United States including Alaska and Hawaii, international participants, and overseas laboratory participants from United States Military Bases all over the world including Spain and Japan.
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Why Support Lab Week Run?
Each year generous sponsorships from industry leaders make this event possible. Funds raised through this event support the ASCLS Developing and Ascending Professionals Forums in the form of scholarships that enables these professionals to attend the ASCLS Annual Meeting and the Legislative Symposium. The national meeting features continuing education that encompass all departments of the laboratory as well as governance opportunities. The legislative symposium provides opportunities for learning about the issues impacting our profession and provides an avenue for laboratory professionals to meet with their congressmen.
How does a ‘Virtual Run’ work?
A virtual race unlike a traditional race can be run at any time during Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (April 22 through April 28 2018) and can be run anywhere. Participants can walk, use a treadmill, run outside, or even run in another race concurrently. Participants can perform this race at any speed they like.
Lab Week Run has had participants run, walk, push baby strollers, walk their dog, hike, and even kayak to complete the 5K distance or 3.1 miles. Virtual Races can be completed all together or over time whenever and however is most convenient for the participant!
Why is the Medical Laboratory Professional week run being held as a virtual race?
In a nutshell because the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science is just that—a professional organization comprised of hardworking clinical laboratory professionals located all over the United States at all different places at all different times. Coordinating local runs would be impossible with our organization’s demographics. Holding the Medical Laboratory Professional Week Run as a Virtual Race provides flexibility in time, location, and allows for more professionals to participate. With the advent of the World Wide Web we can share our photos and participation stories on www.labweekrun.com and Facebook after the race
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