Halifax Health-Hospice to Host 14th Annual 5K Run & Walk with Presenting Sponsor Dale’s Shoes

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  • August 8, 2015
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Top Fundraising Team Challenge Added to Race Event

Halifax Health – Hospice will host the 14th Annual 5K Run & Walk – Celebrating the Spirit of Caregiving on Sunday, September 13 at the Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater, 2001 City Center Circle in Port Orange beginning at 8:00 am.  All proceeds from the race will benefit the Halifax Health-Hospice Family Caregiver Program. The event’s presenting sponsor is Dale’s Shoes.

“We are delighted to welcome Dale’s Shoes as our presenting sponsor.  It’s literally a perfect fit with their expertise in footwear, including athletic shoes, and their commitment to hospice,” says Fran Davis, executive director for Halifax Health – Hospice.

Race day activities include the 5K Run & Walk which begins at 8:00 am and the 1/8-Mile Kiddie Dash for children 10 years of age and younger at 8:50 am.  The 5K Run & Walk is a Daytona Running Series event and will be professionally timed utilizing disposable electronic tags attached to bib numbers.  The 5K course is certified by USA Track & Field.

New to this year’s race are two Top Fundraising Team Challenges.  The community fundraising team which raises the most funds will receive a private party at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in Daytona Beach.  The top internal Halifax Health – Hospice Fundraising Team Challenge is being sponsored by Houligan’s with a private party.  Funds may be generated by both 5K registration fees and donations.  All fundraising teams must be created online at halifaxhealth.org/hospice/Fall5k and their team members must list team name when registering.

All participants are encouraged to register early.  To register online, or to print a mail-in application, go to halifaxhealth.org/hospice/Fall5k.  Online registration ends at 5:00 p.m. on September 10.  Pre-registration and packet pick-up will take place at the Halifax Health – Hospice Port Orange Care Center, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, on September 11 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and September 12 from 10:00 am to noon.  Race day begins with registration at 6:30 am.

Early registration fees for the 5K Run & Walk are $25 for adults and $15 for youth 18 years of age and younger through September 6.  Registration fees increase between September 7-12 to $30 for adults and $20 for youth.  Registration on the day of the event is $35 for adults and $25 for youth.  Registration for the 1/8-Mile Kiddie Dash is $5 regardless of registration date.

Those who register early will receive t-shirts and goodie bags, while supplies last.  Shirts and bags are not guaranteed to participants who register on race day.  Post-race refreshments will be served.

For more information, email hospicefundev@halifax.org or call 386.322.4747.

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