TeamFootWorks 2011 Race Dates Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Series 3/4/11, 4/13/11, 4/28/11

Teamfootworks Announces 2011 Race Dates For The Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Series
Runs will be held at the following locations:

Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run – Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, March 24, 6:45 P.M.
Huizenga Park, 32 East Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale Fla.

Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run – West Palm Beach
Wednesday, April 13, 7:00 P.M.
Meyer Amphitheater, 104 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run – Miami
Thursday, April 28, 6:45 P.M.
Bayfront Park, 305 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla.

For registration information or to reserve a registration packet, please contact FootWorks at (305) 666-RACE (7223) or visit www.mercedesbenzcorporaterun.com or www.facebook.com/MercedesBenzCorporateRun.

Following the success of the 2010 race series, TeamFootWorks is excited to announce the dates for the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Series. Through their continued partnership, Mercedes-Benz and TeamFootWorks will once again host three separate 5K (3.1 mile) runs beginning in Fort Lauderdale on March 24th, West Palm Beach on April 13th and concluding in Miami on April 28th, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the South Florida Chapter of the American Red Cross.

“For the second year, the American Red Cross South Florida Region is honored to be the benefiting charity of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run series, receiving one dollar per participant,” said Sam Tidwell, CEO, American Red Cross South Florida Region. “We are dedicated to providing relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. With the support of the Corporate Run Series and its participants, last year we received more than $25,000 to further our mission.”

With a special competition that awards the overall men’s, women’s and co-ed teams in 20 different industries, the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run, a 5K (3.1 mile) Run Walk, attracts more than 800 South Florida Companies and is open to employees of businesses, corporations, government agencies, financial institutions and non-profits-no matter how big or small. All companies are encouraged to participate and may enter an unlimited number of employees to walk or run as a group.

“With the 2011 race series right around the corner, we are excited to officially announce the 2011 run dates,” said Laurie Huseby, president, TeamFootWorks. “For more than 25 years, TeamFootWorks has organized and produced the Corporate Run with one goal in mind: to promote health and fitness at all levels and provide a venue to boost company morale and encourage camaraderie in the workplace. Based on last year’s participation number, we expect more than 25,000 runners and walkers.”

Sponsors of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run series include: Mercedes-Benz of South Florida, American Airlines, Baptist Health, Aetna, BB&T, Pearl Izumi, Sharp Business Systems, UPS, Miami-Dade County, Miami DDA and more. Media partners include: Miami.com, CBS 4, My 33, Mega 94.3, 93.9 MIA, NewsRadio 610, Y100, Brickell Magazine and WLRN.

“Mercedes-Benz holds the health and wellness of its employees and the communities it serves with the utmost importance,” said Kevin Sreenan, Regional Manager of MBUSA in the Southern Region. “Now in our eighth year, being involved with the Corporate Run is a natural fit for our organization.”

TeamFootWorks is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that encourages and promotes fitness through printed material, training classes and community events for all levels and ages. For more information, visit www.teamfootworks.org.

Mercedes-Benz USA, headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the sales, marketing and service of Mercedes-Benz products in the United States. For over thirty years, MBUSA has prided itself on its commitment to the customer by providing superior quality luxury vehicles coupled with outstanding customer support. More information on Mercedes-Benz USA, its products, and the local Mercedes-Benz dealers can be found at www.mbusa.com.

For nearly a century, the American Red Cross South Florida Region, a non-profit humanitarian organization, has helped families and individuals prevent, prepare for, and respond to disasters. The American Red Cross South Florida Region offers health and safety programs, and international, disaster relief and armed forces emergency services to the residents of Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. For more information, visit www.southfloridaredcross.org.

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