Strides Against Ovarian & Gynecologic Cancer
South Florida’s first-ever Teal 5K Run, Fun Walk for gynecologic cancer survivors and fighters will be held on September 24that C. B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines at 8 a.m. Participants of all ages are welcome to run, jog, stroll, and walk through the tree-lined race course on the exclusive grounds of C.B. Smith Park. The trail is friendly to baby strollers, leashed dogs and wheelchairs.
“Teal 5K Run / Fun Walk™ is the Kindah Foundation’s first 5K annual event, and the first 5K dedicated to Ovarian & Gynecologic Cancer Survivors to be held in South Florida and will deliver an empowering morning to raise awareness and vital funds for education, programs, cancer research and the Teal Teen Project.” Bridgett Parris, Executive Director of the Kindah Foundation Inc.
Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m., and the event kicking off with an invocation representing gynecologic cancers fighters and survivors of South Florida at 7:30a.m. The 5K run/ fun walk will follow at 8:00 a.m. and feature a free public health fair and family fun day that includes a silent auction and activities such as a dominoes game, face painting, and bounce house for the children.
All participants will receive a finisher medal, race T-shirt and goodie bag.Awards will be presented to both the female and male overall winners as well as the age category winners. Participants under the age of 13 will receive participation recognition and all participants under 10 years old run/walk for free.
Registration is available online at www.kindahfoundation.org. Early race packet pick-up can be done in-person at five Runner’s Depot locations. For early pick-up locations and time visit race website for detail.
All registered participants are encouraged to create a personalized fundraising page and share it with their friends and family and/or form a team, bringing together friends and family members to challenge themselves to complete the course and to raise additional funds toward Teal 5K Run/Fun Walk’ cancer.
A portion of the entry fee is deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes to the maximum extent allowed by law. All proceeds from the event will go to support the Kindah Foundation life-changing awareness programs, Teal Teen Project™, cancer research, SCOS Group, and the mission to ensure that no woman faces cancer alone.