Executive Director Christen Gray, along with Westshore Plaza Director of Marketing Jamie Zimbleman, introduce the First Annual Tampa’s Ugly Sweater Holiday 5K! As Guests of The Current, a show hosted by Roxanne Wilder, Jamie and Christen were able to share the exciting news that they have partnered in 2020 to enhance an already successful 5K experience to benefit Finn’s Fighters organization. “This is a holiday run that we encourage runners to wear their ugliest sweaters to dress NOT to impress.” states Zimbleman who is excited to bring a socially distant racing experience to Tampa.
WestShore Plaza is hosting Tampa’s first official Ugly Sweater Holiday Run 5k on December 6th, 2020 in benefit of Finn’s Fighters. Celebrate the holiday season with friends and family at a fun 5k Run/Walk at WestShore Plaza. First 400 finishers will receive the ugliest medal around! This is a GUN START and CHIP FINISH race. Overall winners will receive some amazing prizes and the race will conclude with an after party at the WestShore Plaza Irish31. There will be a virtual race option for those that cannot attend. Make sure you’re on the nice list this year because Santa is making an appearance! Ugly sweater t-shirt and medal included.
You won’t want to miss out! Use code FIVEOFF to register today HERE with $5 off.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to talk about our inspiration Finn, our journey to start Finn’s Fighters and the ways we have been able to give back to the community so far,” stated Gray. She was also able to talk in detail about pediatric cancer and the need for funding thanks to Wilder’s in depth questions. The show aired on several Beasley Media Group radio channels Sunday, November 22.
You can listen to the interview below.