2nd Annual Race Adds Charity, Celebrities
The 2017 Par4Miler race at the Valspar Championship has joined with two local organizations to help others. HSN Cares is a named sponsor, and proceeds from the race will benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center. HSN Cares is the philanthropic arm of St. Petersburg's Home Shopping Network. Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is a nonprofit cancer treatment and research center in Tampa.
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Ronde Barber, ran the inaugural race in 2016. This year Ronde returns with his twin brother, Tiki, a former running back for the New York Giants. Ronde ran 4 miles in 32:34 last year. Can you run his pace? Can Tiki?
Registration and Perks
The early bird price was $35 until 1/31/17. There were some discounts on Groundhog's Day and Valentine's Day, so watch social media and the website for details. If you put together a team of 5+ or 10+ racers, there are additional discounts.
• Tech or Cotton Shirt
• Free Race Photos
• Finishers Medal
• Valspar Paint Voucher
• Post Race Party in 18th Green Hospitality Tent
• Discounted Valspar Championship Tickets
Schedule of Events
Friday, March 3rd - 2 to 6 pm
BB&T Bank, 350 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33770
Race Day Schedule
Sunday, March 5th - 2 to 4 pm
Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, FL 34684
2 to 4 pm - Packet Pickup
4 pm - Race Start
4: 30 to 7 pm - Post Race Party, 18th Green
If you love running and golf, this is the race for you. Get an insider view of the Copperhead course at Innisbrook Golf Resort as you run or walk the cart paths, and enjoy the post race party at the 18th green. If you take advantage of the discounted Valspar Championship tickets, you can come back to see the pros compete where you ran!
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