May 4, 20247:00 AM (CT)


Texas State UniversitySan Marcos, TX view on map


Charlotte Maffiasouthtexasevents@lung.org214-974-9061

participants posing for a photo at the LUNG FORCE Walk

Small Steps, Bold Strides

Join us and turn small steps into bold strides toward a world without lung cancer and lung disease.

Come out and experience the celebratory and welcoming atmosphere of a LUNG FORCE event.

It doesn't matter how you roll, whether you like to saunter, power-walk or stroll.  There's a Walk Your Way virtual option for those who can't make it to the event.

The LUNG FORCE Walk provides critical funds for lifesaving research, early detection initiatives, and awareness outreach to vulnerable communities.


Day of Event Schedule

  • 6:00 AM Setup
  • 7:00 AM Registration Opens
  • 8:00 AM Program & Festivities
  • 9:00 AM Line-up to climb or walk
  • 10:00 AM Two-Step Dance Presentation & Instruction. Awards to follow.

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $10,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Raised $500 Personal Gift John Hayek - $500.00
    2. Raised $100 Charlotte Maffia - $135.00
    3. Raised $100 CW5 Sam Ngaropo - $100.00
    4. Personal Gift Laura Davidson - $75.00
    5. Personal Gift Jesus Jimenez - $35.00
    6. Personal Gift Blanca Laymon - $35.00
    7. Personal Gift Oscar Soto - $25.00

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    Top Teams

      1. TruWest - $4,126.20
      2. Team Hayek - Big Dreams - $500.00
      3. Carole & Friends - $275.00
      4. The Asthmatics - $135.00
      5. US Army N Haka Ninja Warriors - $100.00

      Why We Need You

      Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths among women and men. Someone is diagnosed with lung cancer every two minutes and 14 seconds. 4 in 5 of those diagnosed will ultimately die of the disease.

      Why We're Hopeful

      More Americans than ever are surviving lung cancer. The survival rate has increased by a dramatic 13% to 22.6% in the last 5 years. Your support will help us continue the progress in our efforts to defeat lung cancer.



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      Thank You to Our Sponsors

      State Presenting Partner

      IAQ Experts TruWest Credit Union

      In-Kind Sponsors

      Walmart Spark Good

      National Sponsors

      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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