The DONNA Foundation Announces PUMA Partnership for 2023
Fearless Series brings in new sponsorship with global sports brand
Jacksonville, Fla. –– January 24, 2023 –– The DONNA Foundation, now celebrating its 20th anniversary year, today announced a new partnership with global sports brand PUMA. Starting in 2023, PUMA will be the Fearless Series sponsor of the DONNA Marathon Weekend in February, the Black Knight DONNA Mother’s Day 5K in May and THE PLAYERS DONNA 5K in October.
PUMA’s support of the DONNA Fearless Series will give more than 10,000 runners the opportunity to test and review PUMA running shoes and apparel at all the races.
This exciting sponsorship also includes:
- PUMA Finisher Shirts will be given to all registered participants of DONNA Fearless Series events for 2023, including DONNA Marathon Weekend (February 3-5).
- DONNA Galloway Pacers will now be powered by PUMA. The DONNA Foundation is proud to offer Official Galloway Pacers for the Marathon and Half Marathon events during DONNA Marathon Weekend. Program Directors and Pace Group Leaders from around the country will help pace runners to Boston Marathon-qualifying times, personal bests and an official finish. This team will now be outfitted with PUMA apparel and shoes, helping to make them even more recognizable among the thousands of runners expected to participate in this year’s events. “Meet the Pacers” meet-and-greet events will be held at the DONNA Expo on Friday, February 3 and Saturday February 4 throughout the day.
“The DONNA Foundation is proud to partner with a brand of this magnitude for our 16th annual DONNA Marathon Weekend, and throughout the rest of our Fearless Series events this year,” said Amanda Napolitano, Executive Director of The DONNA Foundation. “As we celebrate 20 years of progress since the Foundation’s establishment and look forward to a future free from breast cancer, we are grateful for the partners that come alongside us to continue this important work for breast cancer patients and their families. Outfitting our Pacers, finishers and supporters in PUMA is a testament to their belief in this work, as well.”
A full calendar of events for DONNA Marathon Weekend can be found here: https://breastcancermarathon.com/athlete-guide/
Registration for DONNA Marathon Weekend 2023 races, fundraising and exhibitor space at the DONNA Health & Wellness Expo presented by the Jacksonville Jaguars is now open, including the DONNA 5K and DONNA Dash to be held at TIAA Bank Field. For additional information or to sign up, visit BreastCancerMarathon.com or thedonnafoundation.org.
The DONNA Foundation was established in June of 2003 by three-time breast cancer survivor and award-winning journalist Donna Deegan to meet the critical financial needs of the underserved living with breast cancer. Our mission is to provide financial assistance and support to individuals living with breast cancer and fund groundbreaking breast cancer research. To date, The DONNA Foundation has served more than 17,000 families, securing more than $500,000 in financial services and debt relief each year. The organization has also disbursed $3.3 million in support of translational genomics and immune studies. The organization also operates in-person and virtual events supporting the Survivorship, Education and Awareness Program. For more information, visit www.TheDONNAFoundation.org.
PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For more than 70 years, PUMA has relentlessly pushed sport and culture forward by creating fast products for the world’s fastest athletes. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running and Training, Basketball, Golf, and Motorsports. It collaborates with renowned designers and brands to bring sport influences into street culture and fashion. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd. The company distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employs more than 16,000 people worldwide, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany. For more information please visit https://about.puma.com/.