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Celiac Disease Walk Fundraiser October 18th

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This year the event also features a large gluten-free vendor and there is some sort of cupcake decorating activity. A gluten-free lunch can be purchased.

The 4th Annual Colin Leslie Walk for Celiac Disease will raise both awareness and funds for the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University through an activity-filled, family-oriented gathering.

Sunday Oct. 18, 2009
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The scenic walk (either 2 miles or 4 miles) starts at 10 a.m. 

Rye High School
Rye, N.Y.
Free parking for registrants is at 411 Theodore Fremd Ave. Free shuttle buses to the nearby high school run throughout the event.  
Pre-registration is available online until Oct. 15 at The cost is $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and younger. A free T-shirt is included with any registration before Oct. 1. Registration on the day of the walk is $25 for adults and $20 for children 12 and younger.
For more information:
More About the Colin Leslie Walk for Celiac Disease
The Colin Leslie Walk for Celiac Disease in Rye, N.Y., is co-sponsored by the Westchester Celiac Sprue Support Group. To date, the event has raised $161,482. Other U.S. cities have begun to replicate this event. Earlier this year, Colin Leslie, 17, was named one of America‚Äôs Top 10 youth volunteers for his outstanding volunteer service. 

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