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10.18.2016

Sylvester’s Hockey Fights Cancer Partnership with Florida Panthers Kicks Off with 5k Race

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Florida Panthers will officially kick off this year’s Hockey Fights Cancer partnership with the Viktor E. Dash 5k race on Saturday, October 22. The race will take place at 8 a.m. at the BB&T Center in Sunrise.

Shortly after the start of the race, at 8:45 a.m., families can participate in the 1 Mile Family Fun Run. All 5k runners will receive a ticket to a Panthers game, a special Viktor E. Dash t-shirt, and a finisher’s medal.

The month of November will be dedicated to raising awareness and funds for cancer research. As part of this new partnership, ongoing Sylvester cancer programs will be featured during four games at the BB&T Center along with the Viktor E. Dash Race in October. The four games include November 1 vs. Boston (Cancer Research Awareness Night), November 3 vs. New Jersey (Women’s Cancer Awareness Night), November 7 vs. Tampa Bay (Rare Cancer Awareness Night) and November 12 vs. New York Islanders (Survivors Night).

Show your commitment to cancer cures and sign up for the Viktor E. Dash 5k race here.

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