Saturday, August 08, 2015
BRIGHT PINK HOSTS SIXTH ANNUAL FITFEST;
RAISING FUNDS TO SAVE LIVES
A Fitness Marathon to save lives from breast and ovarian cancer,
for men and women of all fitness levels
in Chicago, September 20thand Cleveland, October 11th
Olympic Medalist and Fastest Woman in the World, Carmelita Jeter,
Joins as Special Guest in Chicago!Bright Pink, a national non-profit on a mission to save lives from breast and ovarian cancer is excited to announce FitFest 2015 dates—the sixth annual event in Chicago on September 20th and the second annual event in Cleveland on October 11th. So, gather your friends and family and join Bright Pink to take breast and ovarian cancer awareness and transform it into life-saving action.
Chicago’s fundraising event will take place at Fitness Formula Clubs: Union Station (FFC, 444 West Jackson Blvd) from 9:00AM-3:00PM. A modern day take on the more traditional walk or run fundraiser, FitFest is the perfect opportunity for men and women of all fitness levels – there is something for everyone. Participants will take fitness to an entirely new level by building their own perfect health & wellness day from a series of high-energy work outs led by FFC as well as The Dailey Method, Shred415, and WERQ instructors, to breast and ovarian health education, wellness workshops, beauty services, healthy treats and more. Additionally, Bright Pink is proud to welcome the Chicago Bulls/Sox Academy trainers who will lead participants through a series of basketball skills and drills workshops.
“We are beyond grateful to all of our participants over the past five years,” says Bright Pink Founder, Lindsay Avner. “For FitFest 2015, our goal is to attract 750 fundraisers to Chicago and Cleveland—with those numbers we could raise over $375,000 which would enable us to educate 1,000 doctors through our Women’s Health Provider Educational Initiative, over 30,000 women through our Brighten Up Educational Workshops, and empower 100,000 to know their breast and ovarian cancer risk through AssessYourRisk.org.”
Additionally, Bright Pink is excited to have Carmelita Jeter, the fastest woman in the world, join FitFest as a 2015 special guest in Chicago. Carmelita will lead “Team Jet.” Interviews available upon request.
Chicago Event Information
• Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
• Fitness Formula Clubs Union Station; 444 West Jackson Blvd
• Instructors Include: Lois Miller & Antonio Coke (FFC), Bonnie & Tracy (Shred415), Tami Conway (Dailey Method), Haley Stone (WERQ)
• Additional vendors include: Paul Mitchell, Aerie, Argo Tea, NorthShore University HealthSystems, Chicago Bulls/Sox Academy, Counsyl, Protein Bar, Skinny Pop, Kevita, Luna Bar, and High Brew
Cleveland Event Information
• Sunday, October 11, 2015 10:00AM – 4:00PM
• Mandel JCC; 26001 South Woodland Road Beachwood, OH 44122
• Lineup includes: Spin, Cardio Dance, Yoga, and more
Participate as an individual ($500 minimum in Chicago, $300 minimum in Cleveland), as a team with your friends or with your corporation ($5,000 minimum for a corporate team of 12 in Chicago, $2,500 for a corporate team of 10 in Cleveland). All money raised will fuel Bright Pink’s life-saving breast and ovarian health programs.
In addition to making a difference, receiving life-saving education, and an overall unforgettable experience, all participants will be gifted with a swag bag filled.
For more information on both events and to sign up visit BrightPink.org/FitFest
Photos and Bright Pink fundraising outcomes available upon request.
About Bright Pink
Bright Pink® is the only national non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. The organization’s mission is to save women’s lives from breast and ovarian cancer by getting them to live proactively at a young age. Bright Pink’s innovative programs educate and equip young women to assess their risk
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