Lakeland, FL – Registration is now open at PromiseRun.org for the eighth annual Lakeland Regional
Health Hollis Cancer Center Promise Run on Saturday, March 5, 2022. The Promise Run returns to an
in-person race next year and offers a chance for participants to raise funds for the Hollis Cancer
The certified 5k and 10k courses begin and end at the picturesque Lake Mirror Promenade in
Downtown Lakeland. The 10k, which begins at 7 a.m., winds around Lakes Morton, Hollingsworth and
Mirror. The 5k, which starts at approximately 8:35 a.m., goes around Lakes Morton and Mirror. A free
children’s run will take place at the completion of the 5k; children must be registered at the
Registration Tent the day of the race.
Early registrants receive a discounted rate if they sign up before December 31, 2021. Race
participants will receive a packet with a race bib with a timing device and an honor bib, if desired.
Participants also receive a high-quality performance shirt, a medal for those completing the run, an
opportunity to earn a placement award. There will be a post-race awards ceremony and
The virtual run earlier this year continued the wonderful mission of this event during a very
challenging time and each walker or runner found unique ways to participate and support the Hollis
Cancer Center and its work to offer patients and their families leading-edge services and advanced
care necessary to conquer cancer.
“The community support for this amazing charity event is always inspiring, and I imagine the 2022
Promise Run will be no different,” said Timothy J. Boynton, Lakeland Regional Health Vice President
of Development and Chief Public Relations and Communications Officer. “After such a difficult year
for so many in our area, this chance to come together as a community to run or walk in support of
those with cancer is more important than ever.”
About Lakeland Regional Health Hollis Cancer Center
Lakeland Regional Health Hollis Cancer Center provides specialized cancer care services, including
medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, surgical oncology and
urologic oncology. The Hollis Cancer Center’s board-certified physicians and team of clinical and
research professionals use state-of-the-art technology to provide the best possible outcomes for
cancer patients. The Commission on Cancer named Lakeland Regional Health an Outstanding
Achievement Award recipient in 2019. Its research over the years has helped to bring 50 FDAapproved chemotherapy and biologic medications to the marketplace. Lakeland Regional Health
Hollis Cancer Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and
accredited with gold commendation by the Commission on Cancer.
About Lakeland Regional Health Foundation
As a charity healthcare organization, Lakeland Regional Health is dedicated to providing effective,
safe, timely, efficient and equitable care to all members of the communities it serves, regardless of
a patient’s ability to pay for services. The Lakeland Regional Health Foundation was created as a
not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization in 1971 to support Lakeland Regional Health’s work to deliver
nationally recognized healthcare, strengthen the health of the community and advance the future of
healthcare for those it serves. 100% of all donations are invested in clinical programs, facilities and
equipment used to care for patients.