​Hyundai Hope On Wheels Mch5k

Nearly 5,000 runners, walkers and spectators came together ​for​ the Hyundai Hope On Wheels 4th Annual Miami Children’s Hospital 5K presented by Sabadell United Bank. The ​race ​started off in front of Coral Gables City Hall and raised nearly $500,000 for the children and families at Miami Children’s Hospital, bringing the total amount raised ​in the past 4 years to nearly two million dollars.​ Featuring fundraising teams created in honor of patients and former patients, as well as those wishing to make a difference, the MCH5K showcased the many lives that have been impacted by Miami Children’s Hospital and celebrated the children.​ This year’s ​race h​ero​ was cancer survivor Andres Hidalgo,​ who​ inspired participants to cross the finish line in support of children like him. ​ Long-time supporter of the hospital, Michael​ ​Baiamonte,​ ​Voice​ ​of​ ​the Miami​ ​Heat,​ ​served as​ ​emcee. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Commissioner Chairwoman Rebecca Sosa presented a proclamation to commemorate the special occasion.

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