In Memory of Missy Stok Rizzo

Saturday, February 18, 2023
Al Lopez Park
Tampa, Florida

Event Information

  • February 18, 2023
  • Check-In Time: 7:00 am (tentative) 
  • Event Start Time: 8:00 am (tentative) 
  • Physical Address: 4810 N Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33614
This event is free to attend. Participation in the 5k is $35. 
Individuals, or team captains, raising over $35 will receive a t-shirt and the first 50 runners to finish will receive a medal. 
This event was started in memory of Missy Stok Rizzo who passed away in 2017. This year marks the fifth walk and 5k in her honor. 

Al Lopez route

PHA is the world’s leading pulmonary hypertension (PH) organization. At the heart of the PH community, PHA’s work saves lives, fuels personal passions, and empowers people living with PH to confidently face challenges that confront them. PHA is the only national nonprofit providing support and educational resources for people living with PH, families, caregivers, health care professionals who specialize in caring for people with the disease and PH researchers searching for a cure.

Get involved by:

Becoming a Team Captain: Create a team, set a fundraising goal, invite everyone to join! 

Contributing: Donate to an existing team or the whole event. 

Sponsoring: PHA's O2breathe program offers companies the opportunity to reach a wide audience while showing their commitment to the PH community.

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