O2 & You: Supporting a Healthy Lung Environment
9:00am 9:00am

O2 & You: Supporting a Healthy Lung Environment

  • Mayo Clinic Cancer Education Center: Gonda Building, Lobby Level (map)
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Lung Health Awareness and Disease Prevention Event

MEGA Lungs Health Education Model: Walk through the giant inflatable lung display!

Meet the Expert Presentations: (Available via Mayo Clinic Facebook post-event) 

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.   
How do we reduce lung cancer mortality in the next decade?  

  • Otis Brawley, MD, Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society (ACS)
  •  Ellie Beaver, Minnesota Government Relations Director, ACS - Cancer Action Network
  • Carla J. Nelson, Minnesota State Senator, (R) District 26

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.                 
Clearing the Air on E-cigarettes, Nicotine and Tobacco

  • Therese Shumaker, M.S., M.A., Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Program Director Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
Lung Health: Answers from the Top of Mount Kilimanjaro

  • Bruce Johnson, Ph.D., Consultant, Cardiopulmonary Physiology & Performance Lab, Mayo Clinic

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.   
Healthy Lungs Research Project: the Environment, Lifestyle and Genetic Links in Lung Health

  • Courtney Wheatley, Ph.D., Research Associate, Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic

Education Exhibits and Activities: (9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

  • Ask the Expert: Discuss your lung cancer questions with provider experts; available 11-12 p.m.
  • American Cancer Society: Find information to promote a healthy lung environment locally and nationally
  • Breath Work with Gentle Yoga:  Participate in 15-minute interactive wellness sessions; available 12-1 p.m.
  • Healthy Lungs Research Project: Be proactive about your lung health, learn how to be a study participant
  • Nicotine Dependence Center: Learn about risks of first, second and third hand smoke, e-cigarettes, & vaping
  • Mayo Clinic Cancer Education Center: Learn about lung cancer prevention, treatment and research
  • Olmsted Public Health Dept: Protect yourself from harmful environmental exposures
  • Wortman Lung Cancer Foundation: Register for the November 4th Walk/Run event and #First2Burst balloon Challenge in-person or by visiting https://wortmanlungcancerfoundation.org/
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Big Sky, MT: Running Lungs 10K & 5K Run/Walk/Fun
5:00pm 5:00pm

Big Sky, MT: Running Lungs 10K & 5K Run/Walk/Fun

Will be held rain or shine. Finisher medals and awards for top 3 in categories.

10K & 5K Start & End: Fire Pit Park, 33 Lone Peak Dr. Big Sky, MT

Adults: $35.00
Kids: $15.00 under 12 years

Packet Pick Up July 21st 1:00pm-3:30pm (AMERICAN BANK - 1700 Lone Mountain Trail)

Same day registration at 4:00PM - 4:45PM at Town Center Fire Pit Park

Finisher Medals - #FIRST2BURST Lung Challenge - Top 3 Age Group Awards

Finish at Town Center Fire Pit & Join the Town Center Block Party!

Race timing by:  Muddy Dog Sports

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