ORANGE CITY – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial and the Friends of DeBary Hall will host the Pink Feet 10K/5K Road Race and Community Block Party on Sunday, Oct. 14, at DeBary Hall Historic Site,198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary.
Registration for the road race, which will be run on a certified course, begins at 6 a.m. and the race will start at 7 a.m. A free children’s race will begin at about 8:30 a.m., after all runners are in. Awards will be presented at 9:30 a.m.
Runners can register in advance at https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/85710.
The community block party will open at 10 a.m. with food trucks, children’s activities, music, donation drawings, silent auctions and select vendors. Admission to the block party is a suggested $2 donation.
Historians and breast-cancer specialists will give free presentations in DeBary Hall’s Imagidome Theater from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Pink lemonade will be served, and attendees will receive a gift.
Throughout the day, the theater will present free screenings of “Why Me?” a documentary about breast-cancer survivor Roxanne Hopkins; and DeBary Hall’s feature video, “Into tropical Florida: A trip upon the St. Johns River.”
Activities in the stable will include silent auctions and the sale of art bras designed by community members and gift baskets prepared by Braz Cauz. Each October, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial hosts Braz Cauz, a community event that auctions artistically-decorated bras in an effort to raise funds to provide screening mammograms for local women in need.
Proceeds will benefit the Friends of DeBary Hall’s educational programs and the Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Foundation, which will provide funds for women who need mammograms but cannot afford them.
For more information about Pink Feet, please call DeBary Hall at (386) 668-3840 or the Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Foundation at (386) 917-5423.
About Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is a 175-bed full-service hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as 24-hour emergency and critical care. It is a member of Adventist Health System, the largest Protestant not-for-profit hospital system in the nation and works to provide exceptional, patient-focused care to the DeBary, Deltona, Orange City and Sanford communities. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is Chest Pain Accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital has been recognized by FMQAI - The Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Florida with the FMQAI Performance Achievement Award. This honor recognizes Florida Hospital Fish Memorial on work to improve the quality of health care for Medicare beneficiaries during the last three years. The hospital has also been recognized for the seventh consecutive year among the 2011 Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies for Working Families. For more information about Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, visit www.fhfishmemorial.org.