Media Alert

The DONNA Foundation Hosts Galloway DONNA Kick-Off Training Event

October 15, 2022



The DONNA Foundation will host its Galloway DONNA Kick-Off Training Event on Saturday, October 15. The event will take place at First Place Sports: Baymeadows, located at 3931 Baymeadows Rd.


The festival will feature Olympian Jeff Galloway and The DONNA Foundation Founder Donna Deegan officially kicking off training for those running the DONNA marathon or half-marathon, with three-mile and one-mile run/walk options. The morning will include fundraising updates, including a donation presentation by THE PLAYERS Championship, an introduction to The DONNA Foundation and the Jeff Galloway method of training, as well as opportunities to meet Jacksonville Galloway Training partners and group leaders.


The event will also debut the DONNA “Walk with a Doc” program, where breast cancer physicians and their patients will walk together to celebrate survivorship and Breast Cancer Awareness Month together. The event is free and open to the public.



Donna Deegan, Founder, The DONNA Foundation

Amanda Napolitano, Executive Director, The DONNA Foundation

Jeff Galloway, American Olympian and author of Galloway’s Book on Running

Kevin Copeland, 2023 THE PLAYERS Championship Vice-chair



Saturday, October 15, 2022

7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.



First Place Sports: Baymeadows

3931 Baymeadows Rd.

Jacksonville, Fla., 32217



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Ashley Williams