PureFormulas Presents Special Olympics 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, May 3, 2015

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Proceeds will benefit the Miami-Dade athletes of Special Olympics Florida.

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“We look forward to walking and running alongside Special Olympic athletes, and helping make this year’s event bigger and better than ever.” PureFormulas CEO, José L. Prendes

PureFormulas is pleased to be the presenting sponsor at the annual “Special Olympics Sponsor an Athlete 5k Run/Walk” on Sunday, May 3, 2015.

The event, hosted by Gulliver Preparatory School in Pinecrest, will feature a certified 5K-run/walk course, family activities and live entertainment. Funds raised will go toward the mission of the Miami-Dade chapter of Special Olympics Florida, an organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

"We are honored and excited to support the 16th annual ‘Sponsor an Athlete 5k run/walk’," said José L. Prendes, CEO of PureFormulas. “We look forward to walking and running alongside Special Olympic athletes, and helping make this year’s event bigger and better than ever.”

After the run/walk, participants will get a chance to wind down at the event’s “Olympic Village,” featuring live musical entertainment, complimentary food and beverages, and a slew of not-to-be-missed activities. PureFormulas' hospitality tent will feature games and giveaways, including gift cards for pureformulas.com, SmartShake™ bottles, jump ropes and more. PureFormulas will also raffle several FitBit Charge Heart Rate and activity wristbands. Winners will be announced after the walk and before the awards ceremony.

Registration for this event begins at 7 am at Gulliver Preparatory School (6575 North Kendall Drive). Race begins at 8 am. Once the race begins, festivities in the “Olympic Village” also will get underway. For more information, visit http://specialolympicsflorida.org/miami-dade/fundraising/2015-sponsor-an-athlete-5k/

About PureFormulas

Headquartered in Miami, FL, PureFormulas.com is a leader in the online health supplement space, distributing GMP-certified quality products, including dietary supplements, organic food, beauty products, sports nutrition supplements, and pet products, with an average of 400,000 active customers and 80+ service professionals. PureFormulas.com features a secure and friendly online shopping experience providing free shipping on more than 40,000 products. PureFormulas’ professionals work with a board of healthcare advisors, naturopaths and chiropractors to keep up-to-date with customers’ needs and healthcare trends. PureFormulas’ mission is to maintain daily motivation and passion for healthy living, with a focus on high-level customer service and quality products. For more information on PureFormulas, please go to: http://www.pureformulas.com.

About Special Olympics

Special Olympics transforms lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere. It is the world’s largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities with 4.4 million athletes in 170 countries. Here in Florida, they are serving over 26,000 athletes with the help of 19,000 dedicated coaches and volunteers. Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success. Special Olympics athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment – on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.

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