DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day



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2018 DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day Presented by Walgreens

Hundreds of South Florida families joined The DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day Presented by Walgreens and the DRIHope4aCure 5K/10K Run & Kids’ Fun Run to support a cure for diabetes at Marlins Park Saturday, March 3, 2018. The annual event helped raise more than $225,000 for the Diabetes Research Institute’s (DRI).

Along with the walk and race, attendees also enjoyed several free activities and live entertainment including a Star-Spangled Banner rendition by singer Emily Kaufman appearances by 501st Legion Star Wars characters, music by DJ Bucko, stilt walkers, face painting, giveaways, children’s fun-zone, health booths and much more.

This community-driven event was a collaborative effort between the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation and Walgreens, who have partnered since its inception and together have raised more than $2 million thanks to the support of individuals, teams of families affected by diabetes, company teams, Walgreens associates and customers, volunteers, as well as corporate and media partners.

Corporate partners this year included Walgreens, MultiRace, Go Run, Marlins Park, Miami Home Team, Dancing for Diabetes, Sky Zone, Aquafina, OmniPod, Wings for Life, Staywell, Comcast, Clear Channel Outdoor, Medtronic, Whole Foods, HoneyTree, Miracle Noodle, 93.9 MIA, 940 WINZ, BIG 105.9, 103.5 The Beat, PK’s Throwback 105.5, 104.7 The Bull, TU 94.9, 610 WiOD, Y100 Miami, the Miami Herald, 790 the Ticket and the Beach 102.7.

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