Saturday April 14th ~ Butterfly gloWalk, 5K FUN Run on Tampa’s Riverwalk!

Friday July 14, 2017

A Family Friendly Fitness Event on Tampa’s Riverwalk

Honoring Survivors with a Twist on the Traditional Walk





Watch the FUN and Learn of Sponsor and Volunteer Opportunities


My Hope Chest is fundraising for “survivors” in April when the 3rd “Butterfly gloWalk, 5K Fun Run and PaRty” takes flight on Downtown Tampa’s Historic Riverwalk, Saturday, April 14th, 2018. Gates open at 6pm, Race begins at 8pm.

The 14 year-old breast cancer charity is adding spice to the usual walk/run mix with participants donning butterfly wings, glow-in-the-dark BLING … for an evening walk and “Fun Run” that is sure to bring smiles for miles!  The 3rd annual event will kick off at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park along the waterfront in Tampa. Supporters and non-race participants awaiting their butterflies can join the “Butterfly glow PaRty” for dancing at the Awards After Party!

Individual and corporate “Butterfly Team” registration begins online in January through to rally support for My Hope Chest’s mission providing breast reconstruction to uninsured and under insured breast cancer survivors, creating butterflies and transforming lives.

Race Day begins at dusk!

Participants gather along the Riverwalk in preparation for an evening of Fun and Fitness. The family friendly festivities will include Face Painters, the “Wing Fitter’s Station” along with games of chance to keep the fun rolling. The party continues after the finish line with the Butterfly GloWPaRty to celebrate and honor My Hope Chest and breast cancer survivors. Awards will be given to finishers in addition to prizes for the “Top” fund-raisers to round out the evening’s event.

Save the Date and Start Planning Now!

REGISTER Your Butterfly Team HERE now on



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Contact: or call (727) 386-0147 to receive your sponsor packet.

Make it a Weekend!


Just a 5 minute walk to the race start the newly remodeled Westin Waterside Hotel is offering a limited block of rooms for My Hope Chest’s race participants and friends.  Just call and mention My Hope Chest and Butterfly gloWalk and your weekend stay-cation, or, “Sweet spot” for out of towners is just $129 a night in the heart of downtown tampa.  Going to be a weekend of FUN, fitness and smiles for miles!!

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Date(s) - 04/14/2018
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Coatenchobee Park