Rock the Ribbon Registration Open
Race benefits prostate and breast cancer programs of Morton Plant MeaseCLEARWATER, Fla., (August 16, 2018) -- The streets near Morton Plant Hospital will be rocking with runners and walkers when “Rock the Ribbon” returns Saturday, Sept. 15.
The 5K and 10K races begin at 6:30 p.m. at 400 Corbett St., Clearwater on the Morton Plant Hospital campus. Runners in the 5K race will cross a portion of the Clearwater Memorial Causeway Bridge. Competitors in the 10K race will proceed across the bridge and back. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and finisher medal celebrating the accomplishment.
“Rock the Ribbon,” presented by Advanced Urology Institute, also includes a Kids Dash, which begins at 6 p.m., for ages 1-12, as well as live music, games, bounce houses, pizza, cold drinks and prizes.
Morton Plant Mease Health Care Foundation hosts the event to benefit the prostate and breast cancer programs of Morton Plant Mease.
The cost of the race through Sept. 10 is $30 for the 5K and $35 for the 10K. After Sept. 10, the price increases to $35 and $40 respectively. The Kids Dash is $10 through race day. The 5K and 10K are chip-timed USA Track & Field certified events.
Awards will be given to the overall winners and the top three finishers in each age group. In addition, all participants will receive a medal. Kids Dash participants will receive trophies.
Participants may pick up their packets at the Morton Plant Mease Health Care Foundation office at 1200 Druid Road South in Clearwater on Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Race day pickup starts at 4:30 p.m. at 400 Corbett St.
For more information or to register for “Rock the Ribbon,” go to www.rock-the-ribbon.org.
About Morton Plant Mease Health Care Foundation
Morton Plant Mease Health Care Foundation is committed to supporting the hospitals of Morton Plant Mease to improve the health and wellness of our community by inspiring people to invest in high-quality, compassionate care. The close connection between the hospitals of Morton Plant Mease and their neighbors reveal a unique spirit of giving – a relationship characterized by people caring for the hospitals that care for them. For more information, please visit www.mortonplantmeasefoundation.org.
About Morton Plant Mease
Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey. For more information about Morton Plant Mease, go to www.baycare.org/about-us/morton-plant-mease.
About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org.