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On Saturday, September 8th, 2018, Halifax Health - Hospice will celebrate the Spirit of Caregiving with the 17th Annual 5K Run and Walk. This much anticipated event raises funds for the Family Caregiver Program, which provides one-on-one care for patients and entitles caregivers to much needed respite time.
As the first race in the Daytona Running Series, this event brings out a wonderful mixture of the area's top competitive runners, as well as non-competitive runners and families. While competitive runners will be timed for placing and to receive points in the Daytona Running Series, the event also offers an opportunity for non-competitive runners, walkers, families and children to participate through the 5K walk/run and there will be a Kiddie Fitness Zone for the little ones to check out and play.
This will be the third year as part of the Live Your Life Well Race Series (see below).
Funds raised from the 5K Run & Walk will benefit the Family Caregiver Program which plays an integral role in the health of both the patients and their caregivers. This relief program helps the caregivers so they can better help their loved ones through the end-of-life journey.
PACKET PICK UP
Fri., September 7th from 12 noon to 6:00 pm at the Port Orange Care Center (3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange)
Sat,. September 8th beginning at 7:00 am at the race start line (1099 City Center Circle, Port Orange)
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES September 6th AT NOON! You will still be able to register in person at packet pick and on race day for $40.
Awards will be given to the overall and masters male and female winners and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female in the following age groups. 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+
Due to the fundraising nature of this race, no refunds are available. Halifax Health - Hospice truly appreciates your donation. Thank you!
Halifax Health – Hospice Mission Statement
To provide extraordinary, compassionate and professional end-of-life care.
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This race is part of the Live Your Life Well Race Series, a series of 19 events throughout 2018. This series includes events for all ages and ability levels from kids' runs to ultra marathons, triathlons, trail races, mud runs and much more. Please check out the series website to find out more information and to sign up for free. www.lylwraceseries.com
Click on the image below to view a large version of the course map.
We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), invites hospices, state hospice organizations, Hospice-Veteran Partnerships and VA facilities to join a pioneering program focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgment. By recognizing the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families, community providers, in partnership with VA staff, will learn how to accompany and guide them through their life stories toward a more peaceful ending.
We Honor Veterans provides educational tools and resources in advancing these goals:
We Honor Veterans also provides tiered recognition to organizations, known as Partners, that demonstrate a systematic commitment to improving care for veterans. Partner organizations assess their ability to serve veterans and, using resources provided as part of the program, integrate best practices for providing end-of-life care to veterans into their organization.