Run for Fun at the Fitness in Therapeutics 5K
St. Petersburg, FL (Oct. 18, 2022) – The St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation Department’s Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Division is hosting the 2nd Annual Fitness in Therapeutics 5K or “F.I.T. 5K.” Grab your running shoes and join us Saturday, Nov. 5, at Walter Fuller Park, 7891 26th Ave. N., St. Pete
This fun 5K celebrates therapeutic recreation opportunities while providing inclusive activities for all ages. We welcome everyone, ages 5 and up, to participate in this family friendly event. The registration fee is $15 per person. Proceeds from the event benefit the TR Division’s Camp Redbird scholarships, providing access to therapeutic recreation opportunities during the summer for families in need of assistance. Registration is available online until Thursday, Nov. 3, at 11:59 p.m. at www.stpeteparksrec.org/therapeutics.
- 9 a.m.: Participant check-in
- 9 – 9:20 a.m.: Prerace warm-up with Healthy St. Pete
- 9:30 a.m.: Race begins
- 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Postrace celebration with activities and vendors
Interested in this event, but not interested in running? Consider volunteering. Volunteer registration is available online at www.stpeteparksrec.org/therapeutics.
For more information about the F.I.T. 5K event, visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/therapeutics or contact the TR Division at 727-893-7899.
About the Therapeutic Recreation Division
Therapeutic Recreation is a division of the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department and provides education and recreation services that enhances the health, functional abilities, independence and quality of life for individuals with illnesses, disabilities and other conditions. The Therapeutic Recreation Division provides programs at various locations that are supervised by nationally Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists (CTRS). Visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/therapeutics for more information and program listings.
About the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department
The St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department is nationally accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, and with 17 recreation facilities, nine swimming pools, over 150 parks and more than 70 athletic fields, the department makes it a mission to preserve and enhance the city’s parklands and recreational facilities and engage the community in leisure activities. Visit www.StPeteParksRec.org to learn more.
About the City of St. Petersburg
One of Florida’s largest cities, the City of St. Petersburg is a diverse, vibrant city guided by principled progress and intentional inclusivity, where innovation, partnerships and ingenuity create opportunity for all. Visit www.StPete.org to learn more.
Kari Fuhrmann, Marketing & Information Specialist
City of St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department
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