DCC VII scheduled for Feb. 10-11, 2017; Introducing New Youth Options
MIAMI, FL – The Miami Dolphins announced registration for the Dolphins Cancer Challenge VII (DCC VII) began July 15, 2016. DCC VII is slated to take place in South Florida the weekend of Feb.10-11, 2017.
This marks the seventh edition of the popular community event that raises funds for innovative cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine. In June, the DCC announced the largest single donation an NFL franchise has presented to a charity, having raised $5,064,381 for Sylvester. The gift brings the event’s six-year donation total to more than $16.5M. The DCC donates 100 percent of participant-raised funds to innovative cancer research at Sylvester.
DCC VII weekend will commence with the Kickoff Party on Friday, Feb. 10 followed by the DCC signature event on Saturday, Feb. 11 that will include five bike routes through South Florida, a run/walk 5K, a finish line celebration concert as well as the addition of a Dolphins Youth Ride and a Youth 5K for kids ages 14-17 – extending the opportunity for cancer fighters to be of all ages and all capabilities.
Registration opened on Friday, July 15 at DolphinsCancerChallenge.com.
Current options for DCC VII registration: Hurricanes Hundred: 100 miles; Boca Ride: 54 miles; Miami Ride: 35 miles; Fort Lauderdale Ride: 25 miles; Dolphins Ride: 14 miles; Dolphins Youth Ride (Ages 14-17): 14 miles; Youth 5K (Ages 14-17); 5K and Virtual Rider
For additional information, call (305) 943-6799 or visit www. DolphinsCancerChallenge.com. DCC can be found on Facebook at Facebook.com/RideDCC and on Twitter at @TackleCancer.