Category Archives: Sports

FPRA Chapter Celebrates Fifth Birthday of Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk

LAKELAND, FL (January 22, 2016) – Bells were ringing as the Dick Pope/Polk County chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) concluded its January professional development meeting with a lively fifth birthday party for its Carillon Classic 5K Run … Continue reading

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George W. Harris Jr. Runaway Youth and Crisis Shelter

So happy to see the 2015 Carillon Classic 5K Run and Walk supporting our teens in the Heartland. Even if you are not a runner/walker you too can support the teens in the Heartland. Go to their page above and find out … Continue reading

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Cardiac Arrest to 5K “Times”

My Results……………GOAL: 3.1 miles in 35 minutes for the Carillon Classic 5k on May 2, 2015 Chip Time: 38:07.9 Gun Time: 38.35.4 Race Results from Cool Running. While I did not meet my goal of 35:00 I am okay with that … Continue reading

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Cardiac Arrest to 5K

While (I’m sure) many people recovering from a heart attack with cardiac arrest get back in the fitness game before me, I was never in the game. Well, when I was in high school I went to the gym, I … Continue reading

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Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk Promotion

From the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. Today, race director Marybeth Soderstrom and sponsorship chair Danny Kushmer had the privilege of being guests on an up-coming episode of Polk Place by Polk County Government Television … Continue reading

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Sochi 2014 – Are You Watching?

I am glued to the television every four years. Whether it’s the Winter or Summer Games, the Olympics (to me) represent the greatest in individual and team competition. While Russia has had its difficulties preparing for Sochi2014 (or сочи2014) once … Continue reading

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Classroom To The Sky

Hey Polk County businesses, would you like to host a teacher during this great event? August 24, 2013 at Sun n’ Fun, 4175 Medulla Rd., Lakeland, FL 33811 www.sun-n-fun.org

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2013 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk

On May 25, 2013 the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association hosted the 2nd Annual Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida. Well over 350 runners/walkers participated to ensure … Continue reading

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Sports Central & The Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk

Watch Polk County’s Sports Central as they interview Marybeth Soderstrom and Ken Nelson on the 2nd Annual Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk. The CC5K is being held on Iron Mountain at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida.

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2013 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk

Check out the new course map for the Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk being held on May 25th at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida. Join the Dick Pope Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association … Continue reading

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