Held annually the second weekend of February, DONNA Marathon Weekend (5k, 10k, Relay, Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultramarathon and Event Challenges), an official marathon of The DONNA Foundation, fills the City of Jacksonville and its Beaches in Northeast Florida with over 10,000 runners from all 50 states and 20 countries. Participants enjoy a flat, fast Boston-Qualifying marathon course that takes them through four beautiful beach communities with scenic views and an outpouring of crowd support. Expect water stations nearly every mile, race day temps averaging 55° F, and streets lined with a 26-mile beach block party. And it’s pink. Very pink. There’s a reason this event has been recognized by CNN Travel as one of the “Seven Marathons Worth the Trip” and “Favorite Charity Race” from the readers of Women’s Running Magazine. We are the National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer. Start training.
More information available at www.BreastCancerMarathon.com.
About The DONNA Foundation
The DONNA Foundation, a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization established in June of 2003, provides financial assistance for the critical needs of those living with breast cancer. Our mission is to provide economic assistance and emotional support to individuals living with breast cancer and fund ground breaking breast cancer research.
To date, The DONNA Foundation has served more than 10,000 families by providing more than $5 million dollars in relief.
Additionally, we helped to develop and maintain the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Translational Genomics Program. Ongoing funding from the foundation makes it possible for the laboratory team to not only conduct state-of-the-art breast cancer research, including the widely-publicized Triple Negative Breast Cancer Vaccine Trials, but also to provide genomics support for studies in all cancers. The DONNA Foundation is committed to supporting families in need and ultimately, finishing breast cancer.
More information available at www.TheDONNAFoundation.org.