PHILADELPHIA WINGS PARTNER WITH HEADSTRONG FOUNDATION
2/14/2014 3:59:00 PM
CHALLENGE TO TAKE PLACE INSIDE WELLS FARGO CENTER PRIOR TO GAME AGAINST ROCHESTER ON SUNDAY, MARCH 16
REGISTER AT WINGSLAX.COM/HEADSTRONG
The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) and HEADstrong FoundationTM (HF) host the First Annual Relentless Challenge; a new family-friendly fitness challenge to take place inside the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, March 16 prior to the Wings game against the defending NLL Champion Rochester Knighthawks. Registration and packet pickup begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Cure Insurance Club. The race will be conducted in flights starting at 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. No walk-up participation. Participants must register online in advance.
Proceeds from the Relentless Challenge will benefit the HEADstrong FoundationTM and its services to improve quality of life for patients and families affected by blood cancers.
For the first time in Philadelphia sports history, the floors of the Wells Fargo Center will be transformed into a race course. Participants will climb the stairs, jog through various levels of the arena, partake in exercises led by Endeavor Performance’s strength and conditioning team and sprint across the finish line located just outside of the Wells Fargo Center complex.
Participants are able to race as individuals or as a family. 10,000 feet, 250 stairs, six fitness challenges, five floors, one cause. Individuals interested in participating can sign register at WingsLAX.com/headstrong.
Individuals can participate in the challenge and attend the game against the Rochester Knighthawks for $35. A portion of the proceeds from this event as well as all ticket sales for this game will benefit HEADstrong. Included in the registration for the challenge is an event t-shirt, Wings/HF rally towel, Wings/HF drawstring bag and a pair of HF shoelaces.
Michael French, Philadelphia Wings President and Owner serves on board of HEADstrong.
“The Wings are pleased to announce this partnership with HEADstrong to raise awareness and contribute to a worthy cause in the fight to cure cancer," said Michael French, Philadelphia Wings President and Owner who also serves on board of HEADstrong. "This event will also provide an exciting and unique experience to encourage an active and healthy lifestyle.”
Tickets for all Wings 2014 home games are available by phone at 215-389-WING or online at WingsLAX.com.