Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/4/14
From Press Release
HEADstrong Foundation™ (HF) is proud to announce the 1st Annual Relentless Challenge; a new family-friendly fitness challenge in collaboration with the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL).
On Sunday, March 16, 2014, for the first time in Philadelphia sports history, the floors of the Wells Fargo Center will be transformed into a course. Participants will climb the stairs, jog through the levels of the sports arena, partake in exercises led by Endeavor Performance’s strength and conditioning team, and sprint across the finish line located just outside of the complex.
There is no need to brave the elements as this event will take place inside the Wells Fargo Center. Run as an individual or as a family. 10,000 feet, 250 stairs, 6 fitness challenges, 5 floors, 1 cause.
The Relentless Challenge will take place in the morning, with registration beginning at 10 AM. Each participant will receive (1) general admission ticket for the Philadelphia Wings vs. Rochester Knighthawks, March 16, at 4:00PM, an event t-shirt, a HF/Wings rally towel, a HF/Wings sac pack and a pair of HF shoelaces.
“On behalf of the HEADstrong Foundation and those affected by blood cancers, we encourage people of all ages and athletic abilities to be part of this new special event supporting our cause,” said Cheryl Colleluori, HEADstrong President and Nick’s Mom. “This is an incredible opportunity to be part of Philadelphia sports history, support those affected by blood cancers while having fun and taking an interactive tour of the Wells Fargo Center.
“We wish to extend our sincere appreciation to the Philadelphia Wings organization for their continued support of our mission. At HEADstrong, we are families helping families and we hope that you and your family will consider being part of the Relentless Challenge and join our organization to watch the Philadelphia Wings take on the Rochester Knighthawks.”
Proceeds from the Relentless Challenge will benefit the HEADstrong Foundation™ and its services to improve quality of life for patients and families affected by blood cancers.
Go to www.wingslax.com/HEADstrong for more information on the Relentless Challenge.