Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office “Ride & Run With The Stars” will kick off its 24th year supporting area families in need. The event was initiated and coordinated by members of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and its community partnerships. Proceeds from the “Ride” benefit the Sheriff’s Christmas Sharing Project, providing food, clothing, and toys to families who need assistance over the holidays.
“Ride and Run With The Stars” is set for Saturday, December 2, 2017. The events begin at 7:30 a.m. and registration will be open at 6:30 a.m.
“Ride and Run With The Stars” takes place at Fort DeSoto Park in south Pinellas County – near Tierra Verde and just off the Pinellas Bayway.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office “Ride & Run With The Stars” will kick off its 24th year supporting area families in need. Since 1993, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s “Ride & Run with the Stars” holiday fundraiser has raised over $500,000 in donations to assist families, children and crime victims through the holidays.
“Ride and Run With The Stars” offers cycling, running and walking events, including a certified 5k road race, at Ft. DeSoto Park. There is also a silent auction, a climbing wall, food, giveaways, children’s crafts, Sheriff’s Office displays, and a visit from Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the Elves.
The “Ride & Run With The Stars” event is Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Fort DeSoto Park in south Pinellas County. All activities will be staged from the Fort picnic area. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. with events beginning at 7:30 a.m. Registration is $40 and participants receive a long-sleeved t-shirt and race-bag giveaways while supplies last.
Proceeds from the event benefit the Sheriff’s Christmas Sharing Project. Sheriff’s Office members will shop for the items on wish lists submitted by approved applicants.
Visit www.rideandrunwiththestars.com to register or for more information.
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri would like to thank the following “Sheriff’s Circle Sponsors” and “Platinum Sponsors” for their generous contributions:
Sheriff’s Circle Sponsors
Joe and Jo Ann White
Pascia & Pascia Dentistry
Sheriff’s Citizen Academy Alumni Association
Suncoast Voices for Children
Abe’s Place Tap & Grill
Baystar Restaurant Group
Dynamic Solutions Group
Great Bay Distributors
Ma & Son
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