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09 October 2014

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS 2ND ANNUAL TREASURE CHESTS 5K RUN/WALK & CORPORATE CHALLENGE

What:      
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the second annual Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge on Sunday, October 12 before the Buccaneers host the Baltimore Ravens at Raymond James Stadium. More than 3,000 participants are expected for the event, which will support breast cancer research and patient services, benefitting the American Cancer Society, the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation, the Florida Hospital Foundation, and Moffitt Cancer Center. The race also coincides with the Buccaneers' involvement in the NFL-wide Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which will be celebrated throughout Sunday afternoon’s game at Raymond James Stadium.
                                                                                                                                   
To help kick off Sunday’s race, Pamela Fay and Dr. Paula O’Neil will serve as the event’s Honorary Race Starters. Both women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, and they continue to inspire others as they fight the deadly disease. To see their powerful testimonials, featured in “Stories of Hope: Journey to the TC5K,” click here or visit Buccaneers.com/community.
 
The route for the Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge winds around Raymond James Stadium, and each entry into the race comes complete with admission to Sunday’s game. The first 500 people who registered for the race will get even closer to the action, as they will have the opportunity to be part of an on-field halftime experience. For more information on Sunday’s event, visit www.buccaneers.com/treasurechests5k.
 
Who:       
More than 3,000 participants in the Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge
Glazer Family Foundation Co-President Darcie Glazer Kassewitz
 
Where:
Raymond James Stadium
4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33607
*Race starts and finishes on Tom McEwen Blvd., south of Raymond James Stadium
 
When:     
Sunday, October 12         

Media encouraged to arrive by 7:30 a.m,
Media availability with Darcie Glazer Kassewitz at 7:40 a.m.
Race begins at 8:00 a.m.
Awards ceremony set for approximately 9:30 a.m.
 
Media Parking:     
Media covering the race who do not already have a parking pass for the Buccaneers game should contact Allen Barrett in advance at abarrett@buccaneers.nfl.com. Media already with gameday parking passes are encouraged to arrive early.

Contact:
Allen Barrett
Public Relations Manager
813.767.9862 cell
abarrett@buccaneers.nfl.com
 
Eileen Sweeney
Director of Community Relations
813.870.2700 ext. 3813
esweeney@buccaneers.nfl.com
 
Kevin Brown
Senior Manager of Community Relations
813.870.2700 ext. 1347      
kbrown@buccaneers.nfl.com
 

 

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