Online Registration for 2017 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk Underway On Fitniche and Athlinks Websites; Run Scheduled for Saturday, April 29
POLK COUNTY, FL (Mar. 22, 2017) – Online registration for the 2017 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, April 29 at Bok Tower Gardens is now underway.
Runners and walkers can register by visiting the Fitniche website at fitniche.com/events/ or the Athlinks website at athlinks.com/event/carillon-classic-49014. The registration fee of $25 includes a one-day pass to Bok Tower Gardens on race day for runners/walkers and members of their families.
“We encourage runners and walkers to register as early as possible,” said Marc Zimmerman, race director of the 2017 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk, adding that members of the Polk County business/professional community are invited to become involved as corporate sponsors.
Prospective corporate sponsors can make a commitment or obtain information on the various levels of sponsorship by calling Zimmerman at 863-551-4726 or by sending him an e-mail at . Race proceeds are earmarked for Bok Tower Gardens.
Corporate sponsors for the 2016 Carillon Classic included Hill Nissan, Mosaic, Watson Clinic LLP, Gold’s Gym (Winter Haven), Gessler Clinic PA, JSK Consulting, McLeod Communications, Clark/Nikdel/Powell, The Heritage Group at Morgan Stanley and Manny’s Chop House.
Now in its sixth year, the Carillon Classic is being sponsored by Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing in partnership with Bok Tower Gardens. The event was established in 2012 and managed for its first five years by the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA). The first five Carillon Classic 5K’s drew a combined total of nearly 2,000 runners and walkers, raising nearly $20,000 for charity.
Information about the 2017 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk and past events in the series, as well as links to the Fitniche and Athlinks websites are also available on the 2017 Carillon Classic Facebook page which can be accessed at facebook.com/CarillonClassic5KRunWalk/.