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Run For Purpose (3rd Annual Let’s Beat The Big ‘C’)
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April 13
Al Lopez Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave, Tampa, , 33614 + Google Map
Al Lopez Park
4810 N. Himes Avenue
Tampa, FL US 33614
DESCRIPTION

3rd Annual Let’s Beat The Big ‘C’ 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk, hosted by Run For Purpose, Inc., is dedicated to spreading the message of awareness for all types of cancers. BECOME THE HERO!! Create your own superhero or comic book character costume from the cancer ribbon color(s) you are raising awareness for. Prizes will be given out for the most creative & most wackiest costumes (see more under Awards & Prizes). LET’S BE CREATIVE!!!

Not only is this a fun event…it is definitely ‘A COMPETITION’!!!  Go ahead and challenge yourself or your friends. Let the Best Superhero or Comic Book Character win! WILL IT BE YOU?

Let’s get together for a great cause and have fun doing it! Gather your family & teams and Let’s Beat Cancer together!!!

We’re on Facebook under Run For Purpose Let’s Beat The Big C!!! When posting pictures, tag with #LBBC2019. Please share this great event with family, friends, and co-workers!!! LET’S GO!!

INCLUDED IN REGISTRATION

Certified 5K & 10K courses
Finisher’s Medal
Chip Timed Race Bibs
Race Bibs (for Virtual participants)
Sports Towel
Refreshments
Access to free online race photos
Free parking! However, parking is limited. Carpooling is encouraged!
***Must Be Registered & Have Race Bib To Participate***

AWARDS & PRIZES

For Superhero or Comic Book Character Costumes:
Top Prizes will be given to:
Most Creative: Adult & Child
Most Wackiest: Adult & Child

Top Finishers:
First Place Awards given to:
Overall Male and Female Finisher in both the 10K and 5K
Overall Male and Female Grandmasters (50+) in both the 10K and 5K

Age Divisions:
Top male and female finishers in age categories 2 deep (1st & 2nd places) in both the 10K and 5K:
up to age 12
ages 13-19
ages 20-29
ages 30-39
ages 40-49
ages 50-59
ages 60-69
ages 70+

Top Fundraising Team or Individual:
Top Prizes to:
1st Place & 2nd Place:
Will receive an award
Access to VIP tent with refreshments
Up to 2 minutes to acknowledge the person(s) you are honoring

All Awards & Prizes will be awarded during the Award Ceremony. For Fundraising 1st & 2nd Place Awards, the Fundraising amount must be a minimum of $500 to qualify.

All proceeds will go to Run For Purpose, Inc. Give Hope Fund. The Give Hope Fund provides hope and financial support for families going through cancer treatment.

PACKET PICKUP

Time & Location: TBD

VIRTUAL 5K & 10K

The Virtual Runs are for runners or walkers who will not be able to attend the 3rd Annual Let’s Beat The Big ‘C’ in Tampa. Participants will register and have the luxury of running and walking the 10K or 5K wherever they are located. Participants will receive a bib, medal & sports towel.*

*Virtual mailings for US Residents Only!!

DAY OF EVENT

Event Schedule:

7:00 AM to 7:45 AM – Packet Pick-up
8:00 AM – 5K & 10K (Runners First, Walkers Second)
9:45 AM – Awards Ceremony, Prizes, & Announcements  (or after last participant crosses finish line)

PERMITTED ITEMS

Wheelchairs
Strollers
*Please keep wheelchairs & strollers to the right of the course

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Skates
Skateboards
Bicycles
Dogs/Animals on Course (excludes Service Animals)

CANCER RIBBON COLORS

Here is a list of some of the cancers and their ribbon colors. Find the ribbon color(s) of cancer(s) you are representing and create a Superhero or Comic Book Character costume.

Not feeling creative!!! You can still participate by wearing the corresponding ribbon color. Lavender is the ribbon color for All Cancers.