Westfield, IN—The Red Card Cancer 5K will be held on Saturday, November 12 starting at 8 a.m. in conjunction with the Indiana College Showcase Soccer Tournament also taking place that weekend. This 5K is a chip-timed event, and will start inside of the Grand Park Events Center, loop around the park’s outdoor paved trails and finish inside in the Events Center with a fun indoor post-race party. All event participants will receive a free t-shirt. Event proceeds will benefit Red Card Cancer. Pre-registration is available at this link.
“Cancer impacts the lives of so many in our community,” said Westfield Mayor Andy Cook. “The Red Card Cancer 5K showcases how sports can make a positive difference in the fight to find a cure.”
The mission of Red Card Cancer is “A Cure Is Our Goal.” Red Card Cancer is a call to action to help defeat the world’s biggest opponent by uniting the global game of soccer in the fight against cancer. Red Card Cancer is committed to raising money and awareness for cancer research at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Through engaging and working with all levels of the greater soccer community, Red Card Cancer seeks to become how the soccer community can fight cancer, together. Visit www.redcardcancer.org for more information.
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About Grand Park Sports Campus
Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana, is a destination like no other. The thoughtfully designed 400-acre Grand Park Sports Campus features 26 baseball and softball diamonds, 31 multipurpose fields for soccer, football, and lacrosse. The Grand Park Events Center is now open, featuring three full-sized indoor soccer fields, a restaurant and administrative offices. The Jonathan Byrd’s Fieldhouse indoor basketball/volleyball facility opened in January 2016. Grand Park also features an abundance of green space and more than 10 miles of pedestrian/bicycle trails, including the largest trailhead on the Monon Corridor.
More than 1.5 million sports visitors are expected to participate in or attend tournaments and events at the Grand Park Sports Campus on an annual basis, making the surrounding area a prime location for economic development. The master plan outlines approximately 1,400 acres of land available for residential and commercial development, including hospitality (hotel, restaurant and retail), mixed-use, life science and corporate office uses.
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