Race 2 Cure Newest Event From Orlando Sports Foundation

The Orlando Sports Foundation, the folks who bring you the Cure Bowl have added a new and exciting event to their fundraising lineup, Race 2 Cure.

The Race 2 Cure is a timed 5k that will take place on Sunday, September 15th at Fort Mellon Park in Sanford.

You’ll run along a scenic route complete with water stations, photographers and supporters.

It’s an all ages and all fitness level, feel good event welcoming runners, walkers and cancer survivors.

In addition to the chip timed 5k there is also a 1 mile tribute walk at 8:30 am.

More information about the event is available at http://bit.ly/Race2Cure19.

The 5K race is set to start at 7 a.m. with an awards ceremony being held at 8 a.m.

The price to participate is $35 from now through August 31st. Registration during the final two weeks (Sept. 1-14) is $40, and if you wait to sign up on race day it will be $50.

Each registration package includes a finisher medal, event T-shirt, custom event bib and a Cure Bowl game ticket ($25 value).

Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers. The top three male and female runners in each of following age groups will also receive an award: 12-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40, 49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.

About the Orlando Sports Foundation

The Orlando Sports Foundation is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to raising funding and awareness for cancer research. Our mission is to bring teams together to find a cure for cancer.

The signature event put on by the Orlando Sports Foundation is the Cure Bowl. The college football bowl game is played on the third Saturday each December at Orlando City Stadium. It has been used as a platform to raise funds for cancer research. Through four years, over $3.6 million has been raised for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Those funds have been distributed internationally, which includes $1.1 million to local researcher Dr. Annette Khaled at the UCF College of Medicine.

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Written by Gretchen Hahn