Halifax Health Hosts 1st Annual Pink Tutu 3K

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (October 16, 2018) – On October 14, nearly 200 participants laced up for the 1st Annual Pink Tutu 3K presented by Halifax Health in partnership with Tanger Outlets Daytona Beach, the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA and Runner’s High Timing and Race Management.  Held at Tanger Outlets in recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the run/walk event promoted breast health awareness and raised funds for the Halifax Health - Foundation’s Center for Oncology Fund and the American Cancer Society of Volusia - Flagler.  Approximately 20 American Cancer Society-registered breast cancer survivors were hosted by Halifax Health to participate in the race.  Pictured at the Pink Tutu 3K are: (L-R) Jessica Scheer; Survivor Award recipient Marie Digiacamo, a three-year breast cancer survivor; Sarah Rasheid; and John Guthrie.  The Pink Tutu 3K is a part of the Live Your Life Well Race Series presented by Halifax Health.  For a listing of upcoming races, visit www.lylwseries.com

Halifax Health

Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

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