Miami, Florida- The statewide law firm Kelley Kronenberg is a proud sponsor of the Annual Huntington’s Disease Triathlon, to be held on Sunday, July 31, 2011, at the Marine Stadium in Miami. This year marks the 20th year for South Florida residents to swim, bike, and run to raise money for important Huntington’s Disease research. All proceeds from the event will benefit The South Florida Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America and will go toward research for finding a cure. Huntington’s Disease (HD) is a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder that results in a loss of cognitive, behavioral and physical control, and for which, presently, there is no treatment or cure. More than 30,000 people in the United States are currently diagnosed with HD.
Online registration is open until July 29, 2011. Registration will also be available in person on July 30, 2011 at Mack Cycle & Fitness at 5995 Sunset Drive, Miami from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be a race clinic and a packet pick-up at 1 p.m.
Those who participate must raise $125.00 for a free race entry. There will be no race day registration. As a participant, one may choose to race the shorter distance (Sprint) or the longer distance (Olympic). There is also an option to join a relay team with friends and family, comprised of up to three per team.
Join the attorneys of Kelley Kronenberg to help find a cure for Hunington’s Disease. To learn more, visit http://www.huntingtonsdiseasefl.org/.
Kelley Kronenberg is a full-service law firm based in Florida with a regional and national client roster comprised of recognizable corporate names, successful entrepreneurs and individuals. The firm handles a variety of legal matters including commercial and construction litigation, general and product liability, labor & employment, Workers’ Compensation claims and fraud, longshore and harbor Workers’ Compensation, OSHA, Medicare set-asides and appellate law. Kelley Kronenberg has eight offices strategically located in Florida from the Panhandle to South Florida to provide seamless client service. For more information log on to www.kelleykronenberg.com or call 954-370-9970.
About the Huntington’s Disease Society of America
The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the largest 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s Disease. Founded in 1968 by Marjorie Guthrie, wife of folk legend Woody Guthrie who lost his battle with HD, the Society works tirelessly to provide the family services, education, advocacy and research to provide help for today, hope for tomorrow to the more than 30,000 people diagnosed with HD and the 250,000 at-risk in the United States. Notably, HDSA funds the HDSA Coalition for the Cure, a collaboration of 16 international researchers, as part of the HD Drug Research Pipeline, which develops potential therapies to treat and eventually cure HD; and HDSA also supports 21 Centers of Excellence at major medical facilities throughout the U.S., where people with HD and their families receive comprehensive medical, psychological and social services, in addition to physical and occupational therapy and genetic testing and counseling. The Society is comprised of 38 local chapters and affiliates across the country with its headquarters in New York City. Additionally, HDSA hosts more than 140 support groups for people with HD, their families, caregivers and people at-risk, and is the premiere resource on Huntington’s Disease for medical professionals and the general public. To learn more about Huntington’s Disease and to get involved in HDSA, please visit www.hdsa.org or call 1-800-345-HDSA.