R2 RUNS WITH DONNA
Jacksonville, FL – Feburary 24, 2014
On Saturday, February 22nd R2 Logistics associates joined in the Donna 5K and Family Fun Run part of the 26.2 with Donna events. Around two thousand men and women from the Jacksonville area gathered at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Downtown Jacksonville to run the 5K event. Another 10,000 runners were expected to run the following day for the full and half marathon events.
26.2 with DONNA is a private non-profit organization in Northeast Florida producing the only marathon in the U.S. dedicated solely to raising funds to end breast cancer. One hundred percent of raised funds and race proceeds for all 26.2 with DONNA events go to breast cancer research and care. Donna Deegan, three-time breast cancer survivor and founder of 26.2 with DONNA, also founded The Donna Foundation, a nonprofit organization formed to raise money exclusively for those on the First Coast living with breast cancer.
Since its inaugural year in 2008, 26.2 with DONNA has contributed $3.5 million to its beneficiaries. Seventy percent of proceeds go to the Mayo Clinic for bench top breast cancer research. Thirty percent of proceeds go to The Donna Foundation to help breast cancer patients with critical financial needs.
About R2 Logistics, Inc.
R2 Logistics, Inc. is a third-party Logistics Company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The company works with over 25,000 transportation providers nationwide. R2 Logistics delivers industry-leading services through five primary operating branches. These branches focus primarily on full truckload transportation, as well as services including expedited freight, less-than-truckload (LTL), intermodal, certified hazardous material, specialized hauling and supply chain management. For more information about R2 Logistics, visit www.r2logisticsteam.com.