Date(s) - Sunday, December 8, 2019
6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cypress Bay High School
The Rotary Club of Weston and The City of Weston will be hosting the 22nd Annual Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Run for Tomorrow on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Cypress Bay High School in Weston. The event includes a half marathon, 5K and 1-mile Family Health Walk/Mayor’s Challenge. Over the past 22 years, the Run has grown to over 1,500 runner participants and added an accompanying health fair and expo.
At the event, the Rotary Club of Weston, along with Freedland Harwin Valori, a consumer justice law firm, will be collecting new, unwrapped toys and supplies to fly to the Bahamas and bring to the Rotary Clubs in the Bahamas who are hosting a holiday party for all Hurricane Dorian evacuees now living in Nassau. You can drop off the following supplies at the Run from 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.:
- New, unwrapped toys for children ages 0-18
- Garbage bags
- Cash donations are welcome as well
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019
Half Marathon start time: 6:20 a.m.
5K start time: 7:30 a.m.
1-Mile Family Health Walk/Mayor’s Challenge begins: 9:00 a.m.
The Fitness and Health Festival will be open from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Cypress Bay High School
18600 Vista Park Blvd., Weston, FL 33332
Half Marathon: $75, $80 on race day
5K: $40, $45 race day
Mayor’s Challenge: $3.00 – For 100% discount use code: “2019MAYORSCHALLENGE”
The Fitness and Health Festival: Free
If you can’t make it to the event to drop off toys or supplies, you can also drop off at Sagemont Lower School (1570 Sagemont Way, Weston, FL) and Sagemont Upper School (2585 Glades Circle, Weston, FL) on Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. You can email Blake Freedland at Blake.Freedland@sagemont.com or text Nicholas Petron at 954-529-5145 if you are unable to drop off at the designated drop off locations.
The Rotary Club distributes Run for Tomorrow proceeds to a variety of local non-profit organizations and area schools, supports hands-on charitable projects and funds three Weston Police Department scholarships with the day’s profits. Organizations such as Harvest Drive, The Jubilee Center, Hope Outreach and LifeNet 4 Families, which address food insecurity and homelessness, are beneficiaries. The Run also helps to support programs for Veterans such as Honor Flight and packages to active duty troops. Habitat for Humanity of Broward, Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center for women with children and other organizations dedicated to the education, health and welfare of families in our communities also receive support and funding.
For more information and to register, visit: www.westonrotaryrun.com