Join us for the inaugural event, Move it For Millie, which will feature a 5K and fun run as well as a dance a thon! The event will take place on February 25, 2017 beginning at 7:30 AM at Peltier Park in Thibodaux, La. All proceeds will be donated to the National Turner Syndrome Foundation on behalf of Millie Raelynn Benoit, whom lost her battle to Turner Syndrome at 27 weeks gestation. We hope to see everyone there!
Move it for Millie will be held to raise awareness of the rare genetic disorder Turner Syndrome. All proceeds will be donated to the Turner Syndrome Foundation in honor of Heather and Brad Benoit's unborn daughter, Millie Raelynn Benoit, who lost her battle at 27 weeks gestation. As her parents, we want to celebrate her life and to advocate for her. She fought hard and made it longer than many other Turner Syndrome babies in pregnancy. To learn more about Millie's story, please visit:
The event will be held during National Turner Syndrome Awareness month, which is February. Move it for Millie will feature a fun run/1 mile walk at 7:30 A.M. with a 5K immediately following. If you register before February 4, 2018, you will be guaranteed a shirt. We will have registration day of from 7:00-7:45 A.M. Awards will be given to recognize 1st-3rd place overall runners by gender.
Not a runner?
Come inside and move for Millie with a dance-a-thon featuring Dance2Fit and Zumba from 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. The dance-a-thon will be donation based to attend and participants must be at least 15 years old.
A Kid's Korner will be featured with inflatables and activities as well as a Toddler Station with age appropriate activities. Food and soft drinks will be served to all who register and participate.