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Orlando Sports Foundation Announces Race 2 Cure 5K

June 3, 2019 | Nathan Blythe

Orlando Sports Foundation Announces Race 2 Cure 5K

ORLANDO, Fla. ( – The Orlando Sports Foundation released registration information about the Race 2 Cure on Monday afternoon. The timed 5K and tribute walk is set for Sept. 15 at Fort Mellon Park in Sanford, Fla.

All runners, walkers and cancer survivors are welcome to participate in this memorable event. More information about the event is available at

The 5K race is set to start at 7 a.m. with an awards ceremony being held at 8 a.m. The untimed one-mile tribute walk is scheduled to commence at 8:30 a.m. inside Fort Mellon Park.

Cost to signup for the 5K event is $30 through June 30. The price increases to $35 from July 1-August 31. Registration during the final two weeks (Sept. 1-14) is $40, while the cost on race day, Sept. 15, is $50.

Each registration package includes a finisher medal, event T-shirts, custom event-based bibs and Cure Bowl ticket ($25 value).

Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers. The top three male and female runners in each of following age groups will also receive an award: 12-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40, 49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.

About the Orlando Sports Foundation

The Orlando Sports Foundation is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to raising funding and awareness for cancer research. Our mission is to bring teams together to find a cure for cancer.

The signature event put on by the Orlando Sports Foundation is the Cure Bowl. The college football bowl game is played on the third Saturday each December at Orlando City Stadium. It has been used as a platform to raise funds for cancer research. Through four years, over $3.6 million has been raised for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Those funds have been distributed internationally, which includes $1.1 million to local researcher Dr. Annette Khaled at the UCF College of Medicine.