"Butterfly GloWalk, 5k FUN Run & PaRtY!" - ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED - REGISTER AT EVENT! - Gates Open 4 PM, Run/Walk starts 6:30 PM

Event Date

Sat, Nov 1, 2014


St. Petersburg, FL

About This Activity

ATTENTION:  NEW DATE - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1.   (Event was rescheduled due to weather forecast)  This event will be RAIN OR SHINE!   Registration and the gates will be open at 4:00 pm.  due to the earlier sunset time.

Joining in the fun of the runs and walks, My Hope Chest, the locally based, 501c3 breast cancer charity is adding spice to the mix! The 1st Annual "Butterfly Glow Walk, 5K FUN Run and PaRty!" will take flight on Pass-A-Grille Beach, Saturday, November 1st at 4:00 pm.

Pre-Event Packet Pickup: TBA at My Hope Chest.  7985 113th Street N., Suite 300, Seminole, FL  33772

The fundraising begins with supporters signing up their “Butterfly Teams” this summer to rally their support for My Hope Chest’s breast reconstruction program, which helps breast cancer survivors “transform” into “butterflies.” The charity event begins at dusk for an evening of exercise and fun along the gulf of Mexico.  The party begins in Hurley Park at 6 pm with music, food, games, libations and awards.

“My Hope Chest’s unique mission is a call to ‘ACTION’ honoring breast cancer Survivors focused on breast restoration, a little known aspect of the disease in need of much support.” said My Hope Chest founder, Alisa Savoretti.  We are hoping Tampa Bay businesses, groups and individuals that have supported breast cancer walks in the past will join our crusade this year to help ‘finish’ for women what breast cancer had started.”

“We designed the ‘Butterfly gloWalk & 5K Fun Run!” outside the box of traditional walks and can’t wait to see “glowing” participants having fun for charity, at night, on the beach wearing “wings!”  We are looking forward to a great turnout at our first annual event and party, raising funds and supporting our mission of ‘HAPPY’ and new beginnings for survivors!”

My Hope Chest will share a portion of proceeds to support local bill pay organizations that help patients in treatment with non-medical expenses.

For more information on My Hope Chest, call (727) 452-7705 or email, events@myhopechest.org.  or visit their website at http://www.myhopechest.org.

Event details and schedule

Pre-Event Packet Pickup: TBA at My Hope Chest.  7985 113th Street N., Suite 300, Seminole, FL  33772

Registration/check-in open at 4:00 pm.  Check in at the Registration Pavilion in Hurley Park.  Please bring photo ID...waivers will be signed.

Gates open at  TBA for the "PaRty!"  Bling out your team with items for purchase from our "Glow Station!"

Pre-walk/run Rally starts at TBA.

Walk/Run Starting Time is at TBA on the beach! Runners will begin the race with Walkers immediately following after their start.

Parking will be along the beach.  There is metered parking.  Carpooling is encouraged.

Course is ON THE BEACH.  Runners will have a 5K course down the beach and back.  Walkers will have a 1 mile course.

What to Bring:  Blankets are great for the park to listen to chill out, enjoy the fun, and listen to the music. We will have a "Glow Station" with items for sale.  There will be numerous food vendors.  There will also be a cash bar (purchase tickets), 21 and over ONLY!  Plus, games of skill and corn holeing!  Sorry, no coolers, outside food or beverages.  No animals allowed in the park.

What to wear:  Dress yourself or your team in your craziest gear!  Neon colors, bling it out!  More "bling" available for purchase in our "Glow Station."  And bring your smiles!

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