“This event is such a special time for the Hyundai dealers in South Florida as not only are we giving back to the community but having a great time at a tremendous event,” said Rick Case, President of South Florida Hyundai Dealers Association.
Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014
It is almost time to park your Hyundai to get out and run, sprint or walk for healthier and happier kids. The South Florida Hyundai Dealers Association is proud to support and participate in the 4th Annual Miami Children’s Hospital 5K Run/Walk. Its title sponsor is Hyundai Hope on Wheels. http://www.hyundaihopeonwheels.org
The 5K will take place on Saturday August 20th. The starting and finishing location will be outside of Coral Gables City Hall located at 405 Biltmore Way. Registration is available online at http://www.MCH5K.COM until Friday, September 19 at 4 p.m. Race morning registration/packet pick-up is available from 6 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. All participants will receive a custom event tech shirt at packet pickup.
Key times include:
- 7:00 a.m. – Kids Fun Zone & Sponsor Village
- 7:30 a.m. – Miami Children’s Hospital 5K
- 8:30 a.m. – Kids Race (Ages 2-9)
“This event is such a special time for the Hyundai dealers in South Florida as not only are we giving back to the community but having a great time at a tremendous event,” said Rick Case, owner of Rick Case Hyundai and President of South Florida Hyundai Dealers Association. “The work that Hyundai Hope on Wheels does is so important and inspires us all.”
The mission of Hyundai Hope on Wheels is to raise awareness for childhood cancer, donate life-saving research funds and celebrate the lives of children affected by this disease. The program provides grants to eligible institutions nationwide pursuing innovative pediatric cancer research. These grants are designed to develop new treatments and ultimately a cure. Hyundai Hope on Wheels is committed to providing the much-needed support in the fight against childhood cancer. Their ultimate goal is to fund the needed research that will bring about the day when no child ever has to hear the words, "You have cancer."
“2014 marks Hyundai Hope on Wheels’ 16th year in our commitment in raising awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research, and we have just one wish: to #EndChildhoodCancer,” said Zafar Brooks, Program Executive Director for Hyundai Hope on Wheels. “We are thrilled about our continuing partnership with Miami Children’s Hospital as the Title Sponsor of the MCH5K.”
Founded in 1950, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed free-standing specialty hospital exclusively for children. The not-for profit 501 (C) (3) 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in the 2014-15 rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
About Hyundai Hope on Wheels
Hyundai Hope on Wheels® is the united effort of Hyundai Motor America and its more than 820 dealers across the U.S. to raise awareness about childhood cancer and to celebrate the lives of children battling the disease. For 2014, Hyundai Hope on Wheels plans to surpass $87 million in total donations to childhood cancer research since the program began in 1998. Hyundai Hope on Wheels is an independent 501(C) (3) nonprofit organization. For more information visit http://www.hyundaihopeonwheels.org.
Hyundai Hope on Wheels
Walter Rodriguez, 714-824-0302, wrodriguez(at)hmausa(dot)com
Joe Foster, 323-572-5361, joe(at)FinnPartners(dot)com