The DONNA Foundation Kicks Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K on October 2, 2021

Advocacy Groups | <b>The DONNA Foundation</b>

The DONNA Foundation will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K presented by Nimnicht Family of Dealerships on October 2, 2021.

WHAT:

The DONNA Foundation will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K presented by Nimnicht Family of Dealerships on October 2, 2021.

Celebrating its 15th running with THE PLAYERS Championship, THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K is the first event in the DONNA 2021-2022 Fearless Series and marks the foundation’s return to in-person racing alongside virtual options.

WHY:
In the past year, The DONNA Foundation served more than 1,500 breast cancer patients and their families with critical support — a 41% increase over the prior year. Funds raised through THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K will support The DONNA Foundation’s mission to provide financial assistance and support to those living with breast cancer and fund groundbreaking breast cancer research. This event also exemplifies the foundation’s dedication to celebrating survivorship throughout the year, and especially during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

WHEN:

Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.

Media are encouraged to arrive between 7:30 and 7:50 a.m. Pre-race opening remarks will begin at 8:10 a.m.

Please note: in order to minimize opportunities for gathering and support social distancing, there will be no on-site award ceremony.

WHERE:

The event will begin behind the Island Green at 17 at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.

Parking is free beginning at 7 a.m. From the general parking area, enter the event from the Nicklaus Gate of THE PLAYERS Championship.

For GPS guidance, use 5387 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Additional details, including a map: http://theplayersdonna5k.com/the-players-5k/participant-info/directions-and-parking/

SAFETY:

All media representatives will be required to comply with the event’s health and safety policies, which are available for review at theplayersdonna5k.com/the-players-5k/.

CONTACT INFO:

Natalie DeYoung

904-891-0672 • natalie@wearewingard.com

Nan Kavanaugh

904-415-0051 • nan@wearewingard.com

Marjorie Dennis

904-635-3038 • MarjorieDennis@PGATourHQ.com