Event to Raise Funds and Awareness for Pediatric Healthcare
CORAL GABLES (July 18, 2012) – Hyundai Hope On Wheels has joined as the Title Sponsor of the 2nd Annual Miami Children’s Hospital 5K presented by TotalBank (MCH5K).
The announcement was made at the MCH5K Corporate Kickoff which was held at Tarpon Bend on the Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, Fla.
The Hyundai Hope On Wheels 2nd Annual MCH5K presented by TotalBank will be held in Coral Gables on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. The event will start and finish at Coral Gables City Hall (405 Biltmore Way) and will once again take participants through the picturesque Granada Golf Course.
“Hyundai Hope On Wheels is extremely excited to join efforts with Miami Children’s Hospital to raise awareness and funds in the fight against pediatric cancer,” said Scott Fink, dealer owner of Hyundai New Port Richey and board member of Hyundai Hope On Wheels. “This important event offers the opportunity to come together as a community in support of pediatric cancer research that will have a direct impact on Miami-area children and families facing this disease.”
The MCH5K is open to runners and walkers of all levels. Individuals and teams are invited to participate and fundraise to support the children and families at Miami Children’s Hospital. Prizes will be awarded to the top fundraising teams.
“We are proud to partner with Hyundai Hope On Wheels in its mission to fight children’s diseases like cancer and commend corporate leaders like Hyundai, TotalBank and our other sponsors for stepping up to support the children,” said Lucy Morillo-Agnetti, President and CEO of Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Adding to the excitement, Michael Baiamonte, Voice of the Miami Heat, NBA Champions, will serve as Master of Ceremonies at the event.
Runners and walkers can register for $30 and will receive a custom dry-fit shirt, a commemorative medal, professional timing and access to the sponsors expo and health fair, post-event celebration and awards for top finishers.
Additionally, students between the ages of 10 and 18 can participate for $20.
Following the MCH5K, children ages 2 to 9 will have an opportunity to participate in a Kids Fun Race for $10.
Kids receive a custom T-shirt, a commemorative medal, and access to the Kids Zone, sponsors expo and health fair, and post-event celebration.
Current sponsors include Title Sponsor: Hyundai Hope On Wheels; Presenting Sponsor: TotalBank; Radio Partners: 97.3 The Coast and Easy 93.1; TV Partners: Univision 23 and Telefutura 69; Kids Zone Sponsor: Farrell & Patel Law Firm; and Partners: Eulen America, SoleRunners, and Florida National University.
To sponsor or register, please visit MCH5K.com or contact Karen Araque at 786.624.2826 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about the Hyundai Hope On Wheels 2012 5K Run/Walk Series, please visitwww.HyundaiRun4Hope.org.
For more information about Hyundai Hope On Wheels, please visit http://www.HyundaiHopeOnWheels.org
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