Join the Salk Institute for Biological Studies on April 13 for the first “ 5K Walk for Salk” and Explore Salk open house.
Registration for the walk opens at 8 a.m. and is $35, which covers snacks, water and a goodie bag. The ADA and stroller-friendly route starts at Salk Institute Road at Torrey Pines, goes up and back on North Torrey Pines, ends at North Torrey Pines Road at Torrey Scenic Drive. The Walk benefits Salk research.
After the Walk, explore the labs where cures are discovered at their free community open house, which will have a health and wellness festival with vendor booths, speakers and family activities throughout the day.
There will be guided lab tours, for which pre-registration is required, that will provide guests an opportunity to meet with scientists and learn about specific areas of research, including: cancer, dynamic brain, genomic medicine, healthy aging, plant biology and core technologies. Open slots for the tours start at noon.
To sign up for a guided lab tour or to register for the Walk, visit
and for additional information call (858) 597-0657.