The Brooklyn Cyclone Baseball team sponsors an annual 5K run to raise funding for a select cause or institution that will benefit the New York public. This year the fund raising event will donate all proceeds to the YMCA of Greater New York.
Participants are able to choose their local YMCA branch or any participating YMCA branch as recipients of their proceeds. Runners will start from Surf Avenue at 9 A.M on July 15th and run a 5 mile course finishing at the MCU Park’s home plate. In addition, benefactors of the event will receive enjoy free food and beverages to refuel post-run and also receive tickets eligible to view the Brooklyn Cyclones for up to 3 games. The cost of the signing up, which will be proceeds to benefit YMCA, starts at $40-$60 depending on when you sign up.
As a previous benefactor to the YMCA at Greenpoint, YMCA Strong Kids’ Campaign, and a recipient of the YMCA Volunteer Award, President Gina Argento has been an avid financial supporter of YMCA events with this July’s 5K run being no exception. Having supported various YMCA initiatives and campaigns in the past, Gina believes the 5K run will be also be a great platform to help increase awareness for youth development programs while raising the necessary funds to continue YMCA operations.
Following Gina’s footsteps at the Flushing YMCA branch from Broadway Stages is Anthony Fong, General Consul of Broadway Stages and Board Member of Flushing YMCA. Anthony has been active member since joining the board in 2017, having already taken leadership initiative by financially supporting the Flushing YMCA to reach its campaign goals for the 5K race.
Broadway Stages‘ Gina Argento and Anthony Fong encourage you to join YMCA for day of funding and fun at the 5K run event. What are you waiting for make sure to sign up for the the 5K Run on July 15 and show your support for YMCA!