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Sept. 21, 2015


For Immediate Release

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Jungle Gardens 5K race
Register for Jungle Gardens 5K, Louisiana's most scenic race!
AVERY ISLAND, La. --- The Jungle Gardens at Avery Island will host the second annual Jungle Gardens 5K, Trail Run, Stroll, and 1 Mile Fun Run on Nov. 7, 2015. 

The event will begin at 8 a.m. with a full schedule of events. The running event will be immediately followed by food, entertainment, and awards. All entrants will have a full day pass to explore the gardens and enjoy the area. The race will include a new 4.5 mile trail run, as well as a stroll for those who would just like to walk the course and enjoy the scenery.

The event is being sponsored by Fire & Safety Specialists and organized by Team FSS St. Jude. Team FSS will donate all proceeds to St. Jude Children's Hospital and is expecting a large field of runners and walkers for the second annual event.

The course will be unique to other races in the area and will feature hills that no other area race can match. The course layout will make for a tough and rewarding run, excellent for advanced as well as novice runners. The scenic beauty will only add to the great experience of the day.

For more information and to register, visit JungleGardens5K.comIf you would like to register by mail please contact Darrin Roddy or Brooke Hebert at 337-993-9377, droddy@teamfss.com or bhebert@teamfss.com
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About St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee has worked for many years to cure children's cancer and other terminal diseases. They openly share breakthrough research information with other health care providers so that these diseases may one day be eradicated. No family who is treated at St. Jude Hospital ever pays for anything including, treatment, lodging, or transportation to and from the hospital. All patient costs are covered through private donations from individuals and organizations. 

About Team FSS
Team FSS St. Jude was organized in 2012 to provide fundraising for the hospital. The group organizes fundraising events throughout the year and participates in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend each December. 

Jungle Gardens 5K flyer
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The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia.


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