Inaugural Go Get It LIFE 5K Race Series Raises $5,000 for Local Charities

The inaugural Go Get It LIFE 5K Race Series is celebrating a successful first year as we set out to raise funds for various charities throughout New York City.  Nearly 200 runners ran in the 2016 Go Get It LIFE 5K race series, which was held May 7, 2016 at Shore Road Park in Brooklyn, NY and October 15, 2016 at Silver Lake Park in Staten Island, NY. Proceeds benefitted the Kids for Kids Foundation which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Silver Lake Park Conservancy, and the Shore Road Park Conservancy.  In all, $5,000 was raised for our charities!

Founded by actor/producer/philanthropist Theo Rossi (Marvel’s “Luke Cage” and FX’s “Sons of Anarchy”), Go Get It LIFE is a positive lifestyle movement to encourage people to live their best life. We welcome everyone to share their personal story on GoGetItLIFE.com.  By joining our online community, and sharing your story, you never know who’s life you will touch.  Stories are submitted to stories@gogetitlife.com, are 400 words are less and typically focus on how you giveback in your local community, a hardship you’ve overcome, or sharing how you’re living the Go Get It LIFE. 

The Go Get It LIFE race series wouldn’t have been possible without our generous partners. Thank you to Denino’s Pizzeria & Tavern, Ounce Water, The Local Peasant, Wheel Concepts, Drs. Abrams, Piazza & Julewicz, Futures Of Palm Beach, URBY, New York Road Runners, and Sweetbrook Nursery & Garden Center. Thank you for our in-kind donations from Dominick’s Bakery & Café, Ho’Brah: A Taco Joint, Forto Strong Coffee Energy Drink, Caffe D’Vita, Crispy Green, Glee Gum, SolePack, Some Like It Hot Yoga and Wellness, Global Entertainment, and Stur – Liquid Water Enhancer.

Want to help coordinate a Go Get It LIFE run in your community? Email us, info@gogetitlife.com

ABOUT #GoGetItLIFE

What started as a hashtag, is now a way of life! Founded by actor/producer/philanthropist Theo Rossi, #GoGetItLIFE is motivated by YOU. The idea behind Go Get It LIFE is to provide the positive motivation you need to live your best life possible. We are an international community of like-minded people who are sharing stories of personal achievement, giving back to others and making the decision to GO GET IT! Find us on all major social media pages under @GoGetItLIFE. To further our dedication to serving others, we sell a line of signature Go Get It LIFE apparel at our online SHOP. A portion of proceeds are donated to a growing list of charity partners and programs. http://GoGetItLIFE.com

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