The 8th Annual Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer

The 8th annual Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer 5k and 1mile fun run/walk, returned in person on Saturday, Oct. 23 2021 with 36  teams &  608  registrants following an entirely virtual event in 2020 !   Each individual and team brought genuine empathy and hope to those battling brain cancer. 

The Neuro Oncology Division of Neurology at the UAB Heersink School of Medicine loves its patients their families and friends. We are committed to advancing treatment and therapeutic options while conducting state of the art research in order to help patients combat this formidable foe: primary brain cancer. 

Blazer Bolt Inc will continue to work hard to support   our patients while raising public awareness and funding through this annual event! 

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Blazer Bolt, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization whose annual event is the Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer. This race was created entirely to support those who are battling brain cancer. All proceeds will directly benefit the University of Alabama Birmingham Division of Neuro Oncology and Children’s of Alabama Neuro Oncology for research of adult and pediatric brain cancer as well as patient support services. Patients, family, and friends will enjoy a flat, fast 5 K course through the scenic Homewood neighborhoods in late autumn starting at 8:00 A.M. and a 1 mile fun run/walk at 9:00 A.M..

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about brain cancer & metastatic disease

The brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system (CNS). Brain and spinal cord tumors are growths of abnormal cells in tissues of the brain or spinal cord. Tumors that start in the brain are called primary brain tumors. A tumor that starts in another part of the body and spreads to the brain is called a metastatic brain tumor.

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