Posted by Chris Gore | 04.28.2021 | News

Calling all Runners & Walkers for the 2021 Willie Stargell 5K Road Race

WILMINGTON, NC – The 2nd Annual Willie Stargell 5k Road Race & Walk will be held, Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Mayfaire Town Center.

The event opens with a timed 1-mile run/walk at 7:45 a.m., followed by the 5k race at 8:00 a.m.  This event also includes 1 mile/5k virtual options.  All finishers will receive a Willie Stargell #8 baseball hat and finisher medal.

The race continues the Willie Stargell Foundation’s mission of honoring the legacy of Willie Stargell of the Pittsburgh Pirates, by giving hope through research, patient care and treatment for those living with kidney disease.  The group hopes the event will raise awareness about kidney disease and encourage people to adopt a healthier lifestyle.  Baseball Hall of Fame Member Willie Stargell of the Pittsburgh Pirates, passed away from kidney disease in 2001.

The 2nd Annual Willie Stargell 5k Road Race & Walk is sponsored by UNCW’s College of Health and Human Services, Delaney Radiology, TowneBank Mortgage, Fleet Feet, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Xi Online, Nothing Bundt Cakes, and many other generous sponsors and supporters.

Haven’t Registered for the upcoming 2nd Annual Willie Stargell 5K Road Race & Walk? There is still time… To register or for available sponsorship opportunities, visit https://runsignup.com/williestargell5k.  For more information, email: info@WillieStargellFoundation.org

 

#8 Baseball Hat & Finisher Medal for all finishers

 

 

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