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2ND ANNUAL DIVAS & DUDES 5K RACE

April 19, 2011

Sam Lowry, Communications Officer
(941) 328-1322
slowry@sarasotaopera.org

SARASOTA OPERA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE
2ND ANNUAL DIVAS & DUDES 5K RACE
Sarasota, FL – May 14, 2011 will mark the 2nd Annual Sarasota Opera Divas and
Dudes 5k Race to benefit the Sarasota Youth Opera Program. The race will begin at
8 AM at the north end of Payne Park (corner of 301 and Adams Lane) with registration
beginning at 7:00 AM however pre-registration is encouraged. Charlotte County based
Zoomers Running Club have agreed to partner with Sarasota Opera and handle the
course plot, timings and overall race results to insure 100% accuracy. Medals will be
awarded to the top three male and female winners in each of the fifteen age categories.
Additional special awards and prizes courtesy of Gulf Coast Awards, New Balance,
Fleet Feet, Fit 2 Run, and Inspired Gear will be awarded to winning runners in varying
categories. The pre-registration fee of $20 - $25 the day of the race - includes an event
t-shirt, goodie bags with prizes from GNC, Fit 2 Run, Chipotle, Starbucks, First
Watch and other local vendors. Complimentary post- run snacks will be provided by
Whole Foods. You can find more information and pre-register online at
www.sarasotaopera.org, www.zoomersrun.com, or www.active.com.