Suntrust Miles for Moffitt is Saturday, April 8, at USF Tampa Campus

March 02, 2006

Tampa, FL - SunTrust Miles for Moffitt will be held at 8 a.m. Sat., April 8 at the USF Tampa campus at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center’s main hospital entrance. The event includes a 5-mile competitive run at 8 a.m., a one-mile fun run/walk for all ages at 8:10 a.m., followed by kids’ races at 9:45 a.m. and an awards ceremony and celebration of life at 10 a.m.

Race day registration is from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Advance registration for the five-mile run is $20 until March 25, $25 until April 5 and $30 on race day. The one-mile event fee is $15, $20 and $25 based on early registration. Register on line at Application forms also are available at SunTrust Banks or by calling 813-745-2006.

In 2001, the National Cancer Institute awarded Moffitt the status of a Comprehensive Cancer Center in recognition of its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country’s leading cancer centers, and is listed in the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top cancer hospitals in America. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.