Save the date:February 23, 2014
7am - 1pm
Mirarmar Regional Park
16801 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL 33027
- 100K Ride
- 50K Ride
- 5K Timed Run
- 3K Family Walk
- Power of Play
- Power of Play
Fifth Annual Tour de Broward
Big Hearts Caring for Little Hearts
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Miramar Regional Park
Thousands of people came together early Sunday morning, February 23rd, to cycle, run or walk at Miramar Regional Park in support of the Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood. Their combined efforts, as well as those of the 80 sponsors, helped raise $401,000 for the Fifth Annual Invicta Tour De Broward, presented by zMotion.
Since the event's inception in 2010, Tour de Broward has raised nearly $2 million for Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. As the title sponsor for the second year, the Invicta Watch Group created a unique men's watch that commemorated Joe DiMaggio's 100th birthday. The proceeds of the sale of these 1,000 watches have been donated to Tour De Broward.
"We're proud to have been involved in such a wonderful event in support of a very meaningful cause," said Eyal Lalo, president and CEO, Invicta Watch Group. "With everyone's hard work, the event surpassed its goal."
"Each year, we are pleased to see new supporters come out to participate in Tour De Broward," said Kevin Janser, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Memorial Healthcare System."We are grateful that our community continues to embrace this cause, which helps our pediatric patients who suffer from congenital heart disease."
Estimates for participants included more than 750 cyclists who rode in the 50K and 100K cycling challenge, while the 5K Run drew 900 runners. An additional 1,100 people participated in the 3K Family Walk-many of whom were Heart Institute patients and their families--and participants in those events as well as others from the community also enjoyed spending family time in the ANF Power of Play Kids' Zone.
The Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital has established a reputation that attracts patients from all over Florida and beyond. It is staffed by some of the nation's leading pediatric cardiac physicians. All board certified and highly experienced in their respective specialties. Heart Institute physicians provide specialized care to patients with congenital cardiac disease.
JDCH Heart Institute physicians are also active members of the scientific community and draw from current findings and advances in cardiac medicine to treat patients. The program offers a broad spectrum of surgical and interventional procedures from early neonatal correction to repair of congenital cardiac lesions in adults. To learn more about the event and all of our generous sponsors, visit the sponsor page. To see photos from the event or to share your own if you were a participant or sponsor, go to the Tour De Broward Facebook page or click on the links below:
Thank you for your support of the 5th Annual Tour de Broward!
Check out highlights from the 2013 Tour de Broward Event. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, February 23, 2014!