ST. PETERSBURG, FL, January 9, 2013 – The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation (SSPF) announced today that registration is now open for the fourth annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg 5K Run, Walk ‘N Wheel-a-thon. This event will take place on Friday, March 22, as part of festivities surrounding the IZOD IndyCar Series season-opener. Trim Nutrition, official nutrition partner for the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights and a leader in wellness supplements and sustained energy products, is the presenting sponsor of this event. Working in tandem, SSPF and Trim Nutrition will be responsible for the logistics and operations of the event.
“Supporting the community is something that is important to us,” said Tim Ramsberger, President of the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. “We are happy to open up our race track for this fundraiser; it is a wonderful part of what will be an exciting weekend. We encourage everyone in the Tampa Bay area to sign up and show their support.”
All proceeds will benefit SSPF and the PBA/Suncoast Law Enforcement Charities to raise money for paralysis/spinal cord injury research.
Participants will have the opportunity to run, walk or wheel their way around the very course that the stars of the IZOD IndyCar Series will be competing on later that weekend.
“We’re pleased with the success that lets us produce the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg 5K Run, Walk ‘N Wheelathon for the fourth year in a row,” said Ida Cahill, President and CEO of SSPF. “This event provides the community with the unique opportunity to experience the thrill of the Honda Grand Prix from the perspective of the IndyCar Series drivers while at the same time raising money and awareness for a great cause.”
Registration: Please check the website for check-in times and locations: http://www.imathlete.com/events/hondagrandprixrunwalkandwheel
About the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Trim is building a network of medical doctors that offer their cutting edge wellness protocols to help people live healthier more vibrant lives. They have already seen success in general nutrition, anti-aging, weight management and drug detoxification and will continue to help people that strive for wellness. They are proud to have helped thousands of people and continue to help more every day.
Trim Nutrition is the official nutrition partner for the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights. Its headquarters are located in Clearwater, Fla., with two wellness facilities in Clearwater and Naples, Fla., along with a network of physician associates throughout the country using the Trim protocols.