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Event
ME STRONG 5k walk/run
East Indiana Avenue
DeLand, FL 32724
United States 
Saturday, February 3, 2018
8:00 AM
Event Information

ME STRONG is a rapidly growing 501 (c) (3) charitable organization. It was built on the foundation of uniting community members in supporting Central Floridians battling cancer through an annual event which encourages living a healthy lifestyle.

The highly anticipated ME STRONG 5k takes place annually in Historic Downtown DeLand; voted as the home of, “America’s Favorite Mainstreet”. The inaugural event took place in January of 2012 in honor of Linda Ryan who was then battling cancer. The event was an overwhelming success and has grown to be Volusia County’s largest 5k with nearly 3,000 participants. The efforts of the five women who founded the charity and it’s 5k have not gone unnoticed as the highly spirited ME STRONG 5k has been recognized by Florida Running and Triathlon Magazine as one of the state’s top ten 5k races.

Through volunteer efforts the charitable organization ME STRONG has donated nearly a half million dollars offering financial assistance to Central Floridians with a cancer diagnosis and to support and an annual research grant in search of a cure. Whether it’s assistance with medical or household bills, our grant recipients have expressed their deepest gratitude toward the kindness and gratitude of complete strangers.

 

Founding members: Kathy Guyer, Kimberly Martin, Linda Ryan, Barbara Underhill, Kim Winters

Fundraising
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Help us meet our fundraising goal !
EVENT GOAL >$100,000.00
AMOUNT RAISED>$385.00
NUMBER OF DONORS>9
Registration
Race name:  
ME STRONG 5k walk/run
Time:  8:00 AM
Fee: $25.00

Join us for a picturesque USTA race certified 5k through DeLand Florida. In just 3.1 miles you'll experience the charming downtown lined with quaint shops and local favorite restaurants. The next leg of the race you'll capture the spirit of Stetson University's beautiful campus. As you proceed you'll experience running through tree-lined streets with some of DeLand's most quaint historic homes. Cross the finish line in front of the Historic DeLand Court House and charming Athen's Theatre. All this beauty captured in just 3.1 miles! 

 

Race name:  
ME STRONG 5k 18 AND UNDER
Time:  8:00 AM
Fee: $20.00

Children 18 and younger only.

Join us for a picturesque USTA race certified 5k through DeLand Florida. In just 3.1 miles you'll experience the charming downtown lined with quaint shops and local favorite restaurants. The next leg of the race you'll capture the spirit of Stetson University's beautiful campus. As you proceed you'll experience running through tree-lined streets with some of DeLand's most quaint historic homes. Cross the finish line in front of the Historic DeLand Court House and charming Athen's Theatre. All this beauty captured in just 3.1 miles! 


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