YBOR CITY, Fla., Sept. 26, 2013 – The 12th Annual “Richard’s Run for Life” 5K takes place on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in Ybor City’s Centennial Park. Come out and run, walk or simply enjoy the food and beverages while helping researchers at Moffitt find a cure for cancer.
One hundred percent of every dollar donated and raised will benefit the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Program for sarcoma research at Moffitt Cancer Center.
Sarcoma is the number two cause of cancer in children.
“Richard’s Run for Life” has raised more than $648,000 in the last 11 years.
The all-ages entry fee is $25 per person online pre-registration through Oct. 27, 2013 or post-marked entry by Oct. 25, and includes a T-shirt. Register at: www.richardsrunforlife.org
All registered runners/walkers will receive free entry to the post-race party. Guests and visitors can also enjoy the festivities and food for a $20 donation. Children under 12 eat for $10 each. The post-race party in Centennial Park features music and food, including The Columbia’s Paella de Pollo “Valenciana,” (Chicken and Yellow Rice) Black Beans & Rice and The Columbia’s Original “1905” Salad®, Tacos from Moe’s Southwest Grill, Guava BBQ Ribs from Cha Cha Coconuts, ice-cold Michelob Ultra beer and wines from Chateau Ste. Michelle.
“Richard’s Run for Life” 5K Race, which is part of the Gonzmart Family Foundation — a 501 (c) (3)
non-profit organization — was created by Columbia Restaurant President Richard Gonzmart as a way to combine his love for running with his long-time desire to find a cure for cancer.
About Moffitt Cancer Center
Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Since 1999, Moffitt has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer. With more than 4,200 employees, Moffitt has an economic impact on the state of nearly $2 billion. For more information, visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, twitter and YouTube.
The Gonzmart Family Foundation is registered under the Florida Solicitation of Contributions Act, and has been issued the following registration number by the Division of Consumer Services: CH17908. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 800-435-7352 within the State of Florida. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State.
For more information and to register, please visit www.richardsrunforlife.org
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