St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer- Tampa
City walkers and runners are lacing up their sneakers to join participants in 61 communities nationwide for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer during September's Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® continue to find cures and save the lives of children battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The Walk/Run begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Amalie Arena. The event will feature a scenic 5K chipped run and family walk along Bayshore Blvd, family friendly activities and live entertainment. Participants are encouraged to form teams and raise funds to help support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude, where no family ever receives a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food, so that families can focus on helping their child live. Registration for the event is $10 for adults and children ages 6 and up. Participants who raise $100 will earn an official event T-shirt, and participants who raise $250 will become members of the St. Jude Fearless Fundraiser Club and earn additional St. Jude gear as they fundraise. All City community members are invited to participate. National series sponsors for the event include: Target and Thrivent Mutual Funds. National Walk/Run teams include: Tri Delta, New York and Company, Brooks Brothers, Delta Sigma Theta, Cox Automotive, Chili?s Bar & Grill, The Limited, Westfield, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Domino?s Pizza and Destination XL Group. Local sponsors of the event are The Melting Pot, Grow Financial and more St. Jude Children?s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other lifethreatening diseases. Thanks to fundraisers like St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer, St. Jude has the freedom to focus on what matters most ? saving kids regardless of their financial situation.
For more information contact Kelly Gratz at 813-293-2451.