TAMPA, FL – Special Olympics Florida-Hillsborough County is the selected charity partner for the Best Damn Race® taking place on February 6, 2016, in Safety Harbor.

“Special Olympics Florida-Hillsborough County is incredibly honored to be the beneficiary of the Best Damn Race,” said Director Sarah Taylor. “Together we can spread awareness around the Tampa Bay community as to what Special Olympics programs offer as well as raise funds for people with intellectual disabilities. All ages are encouraged to train and compete in the organization’s year-round competitions as well as engage in programs for healthcare, leadership and inclusion.”

Best Damn Race

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Safety Harbor Marina Park

Half Marathon – 10K – 5K – Challenge

Best Damn Race® is a running series created for runners by runners. The goal is to provide a big-race experience at a local-race price. It doesn’t matter if participants are an elite runner, first timer, walker, or using a baby jogger, Best Damn Race wants you to have the best DAMN race experience! The post race is a celebration of all athletes!

“We are extremely excited to help raise awareness for Special Olympics. These outstanding local athletes are an inspiration and we plan to support them in their journey,” said Nick Zivolich, CEO of Best Damn Race.

Special Olympics Florida was founded in 1972 and is one of the largest volunteer-driven athletic organizations in the state. Special Olympics Inc. is the world’s largest provider of fitness training, education and athletic competition — coupled with social, life, and leadership skill development opportunities — for children and adults with intellectual disabilities or a similar developmental disability.

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