Ways To Participate



Group Run
to Drive

for attendees of the ADA 83rd Scientific Sessions
in San Diego, CA

Virtual Challenge

Join us for the 5K@ADA Virtual Challenge anytime during June 21-25, 2023! This year, the 5K@ADA Virtual Challenge will bring together people across the globe and ADA attendees to emphasize the need for increased physical activity to help prevent diabetes and diabetes complications. This disease awareness activity provides participants with the opportunity to raise public awareness about the importance of a healthy lifestyle in preventing and controlling diabetes

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This year, the photo booth features brand new stickers including a water bottle, breaktape, medal, and more! In honor of this special anniversary edition of 5K@ADA, the 2023 overlays include Novo Nordisk’s 100th anniversary graphics to celebrate this milestone and #DrivingChangeForGenerations!

Group Run to
Drive Change

Going to the ADA 83rd Scientific Sessions in San Diego, CA?

Join us at the group run to drive change!

This year, the 5K@ADA Group Run to Drive Change will take place for all attendees of the 83rd Scientific Sessions in San Diego, CA.

Saturday, June 24 at 6:00 AM PT
Sunday, June 25 at 6:00 AM PT

Group Run Location:
San Diego Convention Center
111 Harbor Drive

Meeting Point:
Doors outside Hall A

Please arrive dressed to run or walk.
*Please note there will be no bag check.

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Novo Nordisk

@NovoNordisk is a global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered just outside Copenhagen, Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity, and rare blood and rare endocrine diseases. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines and working to prevent and ultimately cure the diseases we treat. We employ more than 50,000 people in 80 offices around the world, and market our products in 170 countries.

A Global Community Committed to Driving Change

In 2022, the 5K@ADA Virtual Challenge had 12,291 registered participants from 148 countries and 3,046 finishers from 106 countries.

American Diabetes Association

Save the date for the American Diabetes Association’s 83rd Scientific Sessions in San Diego, CA, June 23-26, 2023 at the San Diego Convention Center. We know you are eager to participate in-person, to network with colleagues, hear the latest scientific advances and groundbreaking research presentations, and experience the Exhibit and Poster Halls.

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