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26apr6:00 am10:00 am10th Anniversary Ultimate Software presents the Salah Foundation & UBS Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5k brought to you by Memorial Healthcare System

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Event Details

Who/What:
Thousands of walkers and runners will make strides in the ongoing fight against drunk driving during the 10thAnniversary Ultimate Software presents the Salah Foundation & UBS Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5k brought to you by Memorial Healthcare System on Sunday, April 26. This event is MADD Broward County’s annual signature fundraising event in support of its mission to end drunk driving. Walk Like MADD events take place in over 90 cities across the U.S., including Fort Lauderdale.

The day’s festivities will also include children’s activities, an awards ceremony, live musical performances and vendor/educational booths. The event will be attended by dignitaries including Founder and Volunteer ChairpersonHeather Geronemus, MADD CEO Adam Vanek, and honorary chairs Matthew ‘Whiz’ Buckley and Major Robert Chandler.

Since it was established in 2011, this event has raised over $2 million that stays in our community to save lives and support victims of drunk driving, making it the most successful grassroots fundraiser in the history of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. All event proceeds benefit MADD Broward & Palm Beach’s community education, victim support services and youth programs.

“Drunk driving is still the largest traffic safety crisis in America and this event helps raise awareness and funds so that we can see a future with no more victims,” said Geronemus, who established and chaired the Fort Lauderdale event since 2011. Her late father, Dr. Robert Perry Geronemus, was struck and killed by a drunk driver in 2009. “We are thankful for this community that has supported Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5k over the past ten years.”

Event sponsors include Signature Sponsor Ultimate Software; Title Sponsors Salah Foundation and UBS; Presenting Sponsor Memorial Healthcare System; State Safety Champion Sponsor Alert Today Florida; Road Guardian Sponsors Aetna, Broward Sheriff’s Foundation and Weinstein Law; Corporate Champion Sponsors BBX Capital, La Croix, Office Depot, OnPoint and SaferWatch; Spotlight Sponsors AAA, The Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine, Broward College, Crowe, Greenspoon Marder and Westway Towing; In-Kind Sponsor Hoffman’s Chocolates.

When:
Sunday, April 26, 2020

Registration: 6–7 a.m.

Event time: 7:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Race start time: 7:30 a.m.

Children’s 100m MADD Dash start time: 9 a.m.

Where:
Huizenga Plaza
32 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

 

Costs:
5K Runner Adult & Youth: $25 until 3/28/20 at 6 p.m. $35 after
Walker Adult: $25 until 3/28/20 at 6 p.m. $30 after
Walker Youth (ages 5-18): $20 until 3/28/20 at 6 p.m. $25 after

Participants can sign up as an adult or youth virtual walker if they cannot attend the event in person but still wish to fundraise.

Virtual Walker Adult: $25 until 3/28/20 at 6 p.m. $30 after

Virtual Walker Youth (ages 5 – 18): $20 until 3/28/20 at 6 p.m. $25 after

How:
To register for the 10th Anniversary Ultimate Software presents the Salah Foundation & UBS Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5k brought to you by Memorial Healthcare System, visit www.walklikemadd.org/fortlauderdale.

Event sponsorships are available. Awards will be given for top fundraiser, top team (private and corporate), as well as overall and age-group awards for 5K finishers.

For the most up-to-date event information, visit www.facebook.com/MADDDashFortLaud.

Time

(Sunday) 6:00 am - 10:00 am

Location

Huizenga Plaza

32 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Organizer

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

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