Before competing in a race, it’s smart to build up your endurance with weekly runs or one practice marathon the night before. Be prepared with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $20 for entry for one in the Miles for Men: Prostate Cancer Awareness 5K race (up to a $40 value)
- $20 for entry for one in the 10K race (up to a $40 value)
On Saturday, September 6, competitors toe up to the starting line at 6:30 p.m. on the Morton Plant Hospital campus to run the 5K or 10K course, though registration begins at 4:30 p.m. on race day. The 5k and 10k course will send runners and walkers over the beautiful Clearwater Memorial Causeway bridge and back, while local bands along the race route keep everyone entertained with live music. After the race, officials award trophies to the top male and female runners in the 5K and 10K categories. All race times will be available for viewing on Coolrunning.com after the race. All participants receive a t-shirt, free pizza from Papa John’s and free beer from Sea Dog Brewing company for of-age participants.
Now in its fifth year, the event’s main goal is to spread awareness of prostate cancer and the importance of getting tested.
Morton Plant Mease Foundation
The Morton Plant Mease Foundation has grown into a philanthropic institution that inspires people and physicians to improve their community’s health. It provides financial support to Morton Plant Mease’s nonprofit hospitals, promoting an integrated and community-focused healthcare system across the greater Clearwater district. The foundation's members strive to educate the public with health-conscious events, classes, and support groups that keep citizens healthy and involved.