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Roar Through Ybor – Night Race for Sight

Roar Through Ybor 2018

Run in darkness so that others can live in the light

Who: Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research Foundation

What: Roar Through Ybor 5K Night Race for Sight

When: Friday, April 20, 2018

Where: Centennial Park, Ybor City – 1800 East 8th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605


Check-in Begins – 6:00 PM

5K Race Begins – 7:00 PM

1 Mile Fun-Run Begins – 7:10 PM

Awards Ceremony and celebration in Centennial Park – 8:00 PM

Family-friendly post-race celebration at Tequilas, Ybor City – 9:00 PM

Price: Registration is only $25 per person and includes a t-shirt, finisher medal, food, beer (for those 21+) and giveaways

Why: Roar Through Ybor Night Race for Sight benefits the mission of the Lions Eye Institute Foundation to:

  • Enable our Ocular Research Center to conduct research to prevent, arrest or delay the progression of blinding eye diseases.
  • Support the process by which we recover and ensure that ocular tissue is safe for transplantation.
  • Transform lives by ensuring that all individuals who need a corneal transplant can receive one regardless of their ability to afford the sight-saving surgery.

 Click here for more information and to get registered today!

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