RTP Fitness Announces Glow in the Park-5K Run to Benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Cancer Society

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The “Glow Run in the Park 5K Fun Run,” announced by RTP Fitness, is scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 13th starting at 8:30 p.m. EST. In partnership with Trivium Racing and the Research Triangle Park Foundation, RTP Fitness is sponsoring this run to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Cancer Society.

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We'd like to thank the Research Triangle Park Foundation HQ for giving us the opportunity to hold an event like this...come out and have a great party, a fun workout, and benefit two great charities.

RTP Fitness, a well known Raleigh-Durham gym, along with Trivium Racing and the Research Triangle Park Foundation, are pleased to announce the Glow Run in the Park 5k Fun Run to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The Fun Run and walk will be held on Saturday, April 13th at night, and every participant will be given glow in the dark face and body paint along with glow in the dark necklaces, bracelets, LED finger lights, as well as black light headlamps. The course will be lined with multiple "glow stations", including glow foam machines, glow showers, black lights, and other surprises.

The Glow Run will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Detailed registration information and the schedule of events can be found on the RTP Fitness website, and the basic schedule of events is as follows:

  • Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013
  • Place: Research Triangle Park, NC
  • Time: Run starts at 8:30 or whenever it gets dark, after party with DJ and dancing to immediately follow

Owner & President Steve Trotter of RTP Fitness explains, "We'd like to thank the Research Triangle Park Foundation HQ for giving us the opportunity to hold an event like this. Everyone can come out and have a great party, a fun workout, and benefit two great charities. Bring your family, friends, co-workers, fellow students- come Glow as a team!"

Rich Swor, Owner of Trivium Racing added, "We would also like to thank the RTP Foundation as well as our charity partners, this is a great chance for people to get exposed to running events and enjoy a great Glow in the dark party as well."

Becky Dietrich of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life also stated, "We are so excited to be teaming up with Glow Run and RTP Fitness this year.” Dietrich and the American Cancer Society will be at RTP Fitness on April 12 during Glow Run Packet Pick up and at the race Saturday night, April 13. Advocates, Cancer Survivors, friends and family are all encouraged to attend this auspicious event. “Survivors will open our Relay with our very special Survivor lap and a Luminary ceremony at dark to honor our loved ones. Our Relay will be May 17 & 18 at 5 County Stadium in Zebulon," says Dietrich.

About RTP Fitness

RTP Fitness was founded in 1976 and is the longest continually-running fitness club in the state. The gym in Raleigh-Durham area offers cardio machines, boot camps, Zumba, and personal training, as well as the area's widest assortment of free weights and strength training machines. Catering to athletes and fitness aficionados of all ages, the club also offers TRX, cross fit-style training, kettle bells, power sleds, tires, and the widest assortment of non-traditional strength and training equipment in the area.

About Trivium Racing

Trivium is the leading race hosting and event management company dedicated to bringing more personal and friendly races that engage participants, spectators, and local economies in new and exciting ways. Trivium believes that athletic events are not only a great way for people to reach their own personal achievements, but also a way for communities - big or small - to interact and celebrate together. They strive to provide excellent quality races at competitive prices with the main focus being the athlete. Trivium also provides race timing services for a variety of events, including but not limited to running events, duathlons, and triathlons.

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