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Road Race Raises Nearly $2,000 to Fight Breast Cancer Locally

DEBARY, Fla., November 14, 2013 – On Sunday, October 20, the neighborhoods in DeBary were covered with pink feet, nearly 300 sets of pink feet!

This was all part of the Pink Feet 10K/5K Road Race, hosted by Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Foundation and the Friends of DeBary Hall in honor of breast cancer awareness month.

The event was a certified race at DeBary Hall Historic Site and raised nearly $4,000. Proceeds jointly benefited both the Friends of DeBary Hall’s educational programs, as well as the Florida Hospital Fish Memorial fund for screening mammograms and digital imaging of the breast for local women in-need.

Medals and awards were presented by presenting sponsor Jeff Ritchey, Edward Jones, City of DeBary Council Member Lita Handy-Peters, board certified internal medicine physician Dr. Malika George and City of DeBary Mayor Bob Garcia.

Bryce Seymour, 19, was the overall female winner of the 10K with a time of 39:09.1 and Darryl Parulan, 29, was the male overall winner with a time of 44:12.7. Suzie Babcock, 49, of Orange City was the overall female winner of the 5K with a time of 25:21.7 and Owen Nugent, 18, was the male 5K overall winner with a time of 21:01.9.

About Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is a 175-bed full-service hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services in addition to 24-hour emergency and critical care. The hospital 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. Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. For more information about Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, visit www.fhfishmemorial.org.

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On October 20, nearly 300 people laced-up their sneakers and participated in the Pink Feet 10K/5K Road Race, hosted by Florida Hospital Fish Memorial and the Friends of DeBary Hall. The event raised nearly $4,000 to benefit the Friends of DeBary Hall’s educational programs, as well as the Florida Hospital Fish Memorial fund for screening mammograms and digital imaging of the breast for local women in-need.