2010 Race for Research Half Marathon
- Saturday, March 27
- Half marathon starts at 7 AM
- 5k run starts at 7:30 AM
- Torrey Pines Institute
- 11350 SW Village Parkway
- Port St. Lucie, FL 34987
The Race for Research is two different running events, both starting and finishing at Torrey Pines Institute. The half marathon features a flat, fast well supported course. The 5k includes an added feature this year. Dr. Richard A. Houghten, President of Torrey Pines Institute, will donate $50 toward research at the Institute for each runner who beats his time in the 5K. All proceeds from the event will go directly to funding research at Torrey Pines Institute, www.tpims.org.
Torrey Pines Institute Mission Statement
"The mission of Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies is to pursue innovative research that leads to the understanding and treatment of major medical conditions, including multiple sclerosis, AIDS, Alzheimer's disease, pain, arthritis, heart disease, many types of cancer, and more. Our philosophy is that discovery and excellence in science are fostered by providing a stimulating and collaborative research environment"