The Leukemia Cup “Run for Jane,” 5K Run/Walk & Kids Run, Fort Pulaski

The Leukemia Cup “Run for Jane,” is a 5K Run/Walk & Kids Run held in conjunction with the 2011 St. Joseph’s/Candler Leukemia Cup Regatta Weekend of Events. It is named in honor of Dr Jane Philbrick, a well-known Savannah educator & community supporter.

Opportunities to receive a $100 Fleet Feet Gift Card and more great prizes are available to those participants who choose to individually fundraise for the “Run for Jane”. The Leukemia Cup is a community coming together through a series of sporting events to help fight leukemia, lymphoma & other blood cancers & includes; a 5K Run/Walk, golf, junior fishing, in-shore fishing, tennis, sailing and the Spirit of the Sea black-tie dinner & auction. The sporting events benefit the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

“Run for Jane” will be at the historic Fort Pulaski, on a beautiful trail run in and out of the woods around the Fort and by the river. It will include the National Anthem & cannons firing by the soldiers in their historic regalia.

“Run for Jane” is Labor Day Weekend, Sat. Sept. 3, 2011. The Packet pick up will be available at Fleet Feet Friday September 2, 2011. Registration will be available online at . Dates for the 2011 Leukemia Cup Regatta Weekend of Events are September 19, 23-25.

The St. Joseph’s/Candler Leukemia Cup Regatta will benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. Money raised at the event will go towards critical research to increase the survival rates of the 912,938 Americans who are now living with leukemia, Hodgkin or non-Hodgkin lymphoma or myeloma.

Registration is available online at  for the 5k Event.

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