RACE FOR THE RED & BLUE – FIRST RESPONDERS 5K
Every year near 9/11, there are races across America to pay tribute to our First Responders. The Race for the Red & Blue First Responders 5K supports and honors Palm Beach County fire rescue and law enforcement charities. These brave men and women are pillars of our communities, and we are honored to give back to them.
WHAT: The Rotary Club of Wellington invites you the Inaugural Race for the Red & Blue First Responders 5K Run/Walk, formerly called the Jeff Annas Memorial 5K.
WHEN: The race will be held September 8th, 2018. Starting time is 7:30 am.
WHERE: Wellington Amphitheater – Forest Hill and South Shore Blvd.
WHO: Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. Our main objective is service – in the community, in the workplace and throughout the world. The Rotary Club of Wellington, and its foundation, develop and support community service projects that raise awareness, raise funds and inspire others to give back to our communities.
ADDITIONAL INFO: The event is a family-friendly walk/run for all ages. Proceeds benefit Palm Beach County First Responders and charities of Wellington Rotary. All are welcome to participate either as a walker, runner, or volunteer. Shirts and awards for participants will be provided. The “Kids Corral” opens at 6:30 am in the Community Center for parents in need of childcare during event. Kids will enjoy games, activities and videos. Kid-friendly food and beverages will be served.
Thank you to our following sponsors:
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Winter Equestrian Festival-Belissimo Family
Palms West Hospital
South Florida Fair
Original Wellington Mall
Palm Beach Kennel Club
Lesser, Lesser,Landy & Smith Law
Oil Change Services
Florida Public Utilities
Premier Family Health
ESPN 106.3 FM
For race and sponsorship information, go to www.wellington5k.com.
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