South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sunday)
Community rallies around annual Rotary Run for Tomorrow
TheRotary Club of Weston is navigating the challenges brought forth due toCOVID-19 and will be putting on the 23rd annualRotaryRun for Tomorrow.
The virtual running event will include an in-personHealth& Fitness Festival and theMayor’s Get Fit Challenge on Sunday, Dec. 6, which will take place at multiple locations inWeston including CypressBayHigh School andVista Park from8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
TheCity ofWeston and JoeDiMaggio Children’s Hospital have partnered to be co-title sponsors of the event. There continues to be an outpouring of support fromthe community. Some of theWeston companieswhohave come on board as sponsors are DynaServ, UltimateKronos Group aswell asmany other local and regional businesses.
TheRotary Club of Weston has played an integral part in the city’s history since 1986 and has been committed to supporting youth and family services
to those in need.
College scholarship awards have been given to seniors fromCypressBay andWestern high schools in excess of $1 million.
The Run forTomorrow& Family Festival has generated over $500,000 for charities and nonprofit organizations. There are over 130menandwomen of theRotary Clubwho are committed to raising funds for community and international projects.
“TheRotary Club of Weston is very thankful to JoeDiMaggio Children’sHospital for its generous sponsorship, which ties into the City of Weston’s dedication and commitment to infrastructure and programs that promote exercise, safety and a healthy lifestyle,” saidRotaryClubofWeston member Frank Dreier.
TheMayor’s Get Fit Challenge and theHealth and Fitness Festival is a free event that is open to the public. It will feature fitness, wellness and health activities at each location. Registration is necessary for theMayor’s Get Fit Challenge and all elementary schools have been invited to attend and are in the running for cash prizes and awards. The school with the most participants will be awarded the Mayor’s Get Fit Challenge award.
“JoeDiMaggio Children’sHospital provides high-quality, safe, worldclass pediatric care for children and families in South Florida and beyond, but that’s not our only mission,” JoeDiMaggio Children’s HospitalCEOCaitlin Stella said. “We’re also active in preventing illness, injury, and promoting health and wellness for children and families in the communitieswe serve. Love is at the center of everythingwe do. We are thrilled to support this event.”
Due toCOVID-19 restrictions, all the running events will be virtual runs including the5K, 10K, half marathon and half marathon relay. The results will be tracked by Racejoy and the times will be entered into a central database. Runners can choose their own location and registration is open fromnowuntil Sunday, Dec. 13.