The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce will host its 18th annual Baptist Health Tour of The Gables 5k during Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 7:30 AM. The much anticipated race will take runners on a scenic tour of beautiful Coral Gables, beginning at Merrick Park across from City Hall.
The yearly event would not be possible without the continued support of our title sponsor – Baptist Health South Florida; host sponsor-The City of Coral Gables; and supporting sponsors (to date): Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton Attorneys at Law, BUNGE, Community Newspapers, Del Monte Fresh Produce, Elite Fit Forever, Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell Realtors, Equinox Fitness, FIU Online, Green Gables Café, Home Instead Senior Care, Junior Orange Bowl, Mercedes-Benz Coral Gables, Mercantil Commercebank, Miller’s Studio, Mind & Body Wellness, Smiles & Sonrisas, Space Coast Credit Union and Vita Coco Water.
“Our annual 5K has been graciously sponsored by our good friends at Baptist Health South Florida for the past 18 years and is a terrific community event that annually draws more than 1,000 runners. We truly view this event as both family friendly and business friendly, bestowing the Chairman’s Cup on the corporate team with the most participants, as well as recognize our top CEO runners” said Mark A. Trowbridge, President and CEO of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce.
To earn the coveted Chairman’s Cup, corporate teams will compete for a chance to be recognized as the corporate team with the most runners. In addition to the Chairman’s Cup, the top male and female CEO to finish will receive an Executive Physical courtesy of Baptist Health South Florida, valued at $1,400.
We encourage members and friends of the Chamber of all ages and all fitness levels to partake in the race. Join in on the fun, boost your company’s morale, show your team spirit and get in shape all at the same time. Individual racers are welcome, too. Medals will be awarded to the top three racers in each age group.
There will be complimentary parking available at the Andalusia Parking Garage, west of LeJune Road.
For more information and to register for the run, visit www.teamfootworks.org/races. The cost for participating is $30 for pre-registration and $35 on the day of the event for adults; and $20 for pre-registration and $25 on the day of the event for runners under 18 years of age.