Save the Date! 2019 DPAF 5K benefiting Wigs for Kids – Early Registration Opens Sept 16th

The Dermatology PA Foundation (DPAF), the official foundation of the SDPA, is once again hosting the Annual Charitable 5K Run/Walk, and this year it benefits Wigs for Kids!


Wigs for Kids supports children nationwide who are in need of wigs from various skin and medical conditions resulting in hair loss.

The 2019 DPAF 5K #WigOut will take place officially in person during the SDPA Annual Fall Dermatology Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. Not attending the conference – don’t worry! We will be also having “virtual” participants who wish to run/walk anywhere nationwide by participating in their hometowns – just share your photo and results online!

There are 2 great ways to participate in the 2019 DPAF 5K benefiting Wigs for Kids:

  • IN PERSON during the SDPA Fall Conference in Scottsdale, AZ
  • ANYWHERE, nationwide by participating virtually – simply take a photo of you wearing your 5K swag and share online!

Not interested in a 5K? In support of this organization, we will also be holding a hair cutting event during the SDPA Annual Fall Conference in Scottsdale. Board members from the SDPA, DPAF, and conference attendees can donate their hair and then receive a styling from partner stylists who will be at the conference, contact to signup and for more details on hair donation on-site during the conference. (Not attending but want to donate your hair? Connect with a stylist near you by visiting the Wigs for Kids hair donation website.)

Register to run/walk online via the DPAF website using the link below and participate complete the 5K from the comfort of your hometown, anywhere nationwide. To register, complete the online registration anytime by December 16th. Then, grab your running shoes (and a friend) and complete the walk at home.

When you register online you will be mailed a race packet which will include a commemorative race shirt, medal, and a racing bib. Before you get going be sure to take a photo, and tag the DPAF on social media #DPAF #WigOut & #GettinFrizzyWithIt .

Sharing your photo with us on social media will enter you to win a gift card for most creative run/walk photo. All net proceeds from the DPAF 5K Run/Walk will be donated to Wigs for Kids.

Register Now!