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PRESS RELEASE: DCC VII Registration To Open Friday, July 15 at 7 a.m.

Posted Jul 14, 2016

Dolphins Cancer Challenge VII is scheduled for Feb. 10-11, 2017 with new youth options.

The Miami Dolphins announced registration for the Dolphins Cancer Challenge VII (DCC VII) will begin tomorrow, Friday, July 15 at 7 a.m. DCC VII is slated to take place in South Florida the weekend of Feb. 10-11, 2017.

This marks the seventh edition of the popular community event that raises funds for innovative cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In June, the DCC announced the largest single donation an NFL franchise has presented to a charity, having raised $5,064,381 for Sylvester. The gift brings the event’s six-year donation total to more than $16.5M. The DCC donates 100 percent of participant-raised funds to innovative cancer research at Sylvester.

DCC VII weekend will commence with the Kickoff Party on Friday, Feb. 10, followed by the DCC signature event on Saturday Feb. 11 that will include five bike routes through South Florida, a run/walk 5K, a finish line celebration concert as well as the addition of a Dolphins Youth Ride and a Youth 5K for kids ages 14-17 – extending the opportunity for cancer fighters to be of all ages and all capabilities.

Registration will open on Friday, July 15 at 7 a.m. on DolphinsCancerChallenge.com.

Below are the current options for DCC VII registration:

• Hurricanes Hundred: 100 miles
• Boca Ride: 54 miles
• Miami Ride: 35 miles
• Ft. Lauderdale Ride: 25 miles
• Dolphins Ride: 14 miles
• Dolphins Youth Ride (Ages 14-17): 14 miles
• Youth 5K (Ages 14-17)
• 5K
• Virtual Rider

About Dolphins Cancer Challenge
The Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC) was founded in 2010 by the Miami Dolphins organization as the signature initiative of the Foundation’s health pillar. The DCC’s mission is to improve people’s lives through financial support for innovative cancer research at South Florida’s only academic-based cancer center – Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami. Since its inception, the DCC has raised more than $16.5 million, donating 100 percent of participant-raised funds to Sylvester. For additional information, call (305) 943-6799 or visit www. DolphinsCancerChallenge.com. DCC can be found on Facebook at Facebook.com/RideDCC and on Twitter at @TackleCancer.