The Orlando Magic Team Up with Track Shack for the Fourth Annual 5K and Kids’ Run Presented by AdventHealth Benefiting the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation
October 26, 2023
Registration now open at OrlandoMagic5k.com
Orlando, Fla./ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – As part of the Orlando Magic’s 35th anniversary season celebration and in a continuing commitment to health and wellness, registration is now open for the Magic and Track Shack’s fourth annual 5K and Kids’ Run, presented by AdventHealth benefiting the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF). The race will take place on Sunday, February 4 at 7:30 a.m. starting at Lake Eola Park (one-mile fun run at 8:30 a.m.; kid’s run begins at 8:45 a.m.), the day after the U.S. Marathon Trials and utilizing parts of the same course. Runners, walkers and Magic fans of all ages and abilities are welcome. Participants will receive a bib number, custom medal and a souvenir shirt.
The Orlando Magic 5K and Kids’ Run presented by AdventHealth event highlights include:
- Participants to experience some of the same course as U.S. hopefuls looking to compete in Paris next summer
- Starting at Lake Eola Park, runners will also head down iconic Orange Ave. in downtown Orlando
- A family friendly kids’ run and one-mile fun run offered in addition to 5K
- Finisher medal
- Gender specific T-shirt for adults, featuring a special Magic 35th anniversary design
- T-shirt and medal for kids
- Customized finisher certificate
- Post-race celebration at Lake Eola Park
With proceeds from the 5K benefiting the OMYF, Magic fans can stay active and be healthy while helping at-risk kids in Central Florida.
The Orlando Magic and the DeVos family are committed to making a difference in Central Florida. Each year, the Magic gives more than $2 million to Central Florida by way of sponsorships of events, donated tickets, autographed merchandise and grants, impacting an estimated 100,000 youth annually. At the heart of the Magic’s charitable efforts is the work done by the OMYF.
The OMYF is committed to helping children in Central Florida realize their full potential, especially those most at-risk, by supporting nonprofit organizations offering youth-based programs in the areas of education, housing/homelessness, the arts and health and wellness. The OMYF has distributed more than $28 million over the last 33 years.
In celebration of 35 years of Orlando Magic basketball, the team recently unveiled a 35th anniversary logo for the 2023-24 season. As the Magic’s partner since 1989, the logo also features AdventHealth as the presenting partner for the 35th anniversary season. In addition to the Magic’s 5K and Kids’ Run, fans can look forward to additional surprises and throwback favorites throughout this commemorative season to be announced soon.
ABOUT THE ORLANDO MAGIC
Orlando’s NBA franchise since 1989, the Magic’s mission is to be world champions on and off the court, delivering legendary moments every step of the way. Under the DeVos family’s ownership, the Magic have seen great success in a relatively short history, winning six division championships (1995, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2019) with seven 50-plus win seasons and capturing the Eastern Conference title in 1995 and 2009. Off the court, on an annual basis, the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of events, donated tickets, autographed merchandise and grants. Orlando Magic community relations programs impact an estimated 100,000 kids each year, while a Magic staff-wide initiative provides more than 7,000 volunteer hours annually. In addition, the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF) which serves at-risk youth, has distributed more than $29 million to local nonprofit community organizations over the last 34 years. The Magic’s other entities include the team’s NBA G League affiliate, the Osceola Magic, 2021 G League champions; the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL, which serves as the affiliate to the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning; and Magic Gaming of the NBA 2K League. The Magic play their home games at the award-winning Amway Center, honored with TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and named SportsBusiness Journal’s 2012 Sports Facility of the Year. For ticket information, visit OrlandoMagic.com or call 407-89-MAGIC.