Dribble Drive Against Cancer benefiting Miami Cancer Institute presened by Miccosukee Resort & Gaming

Dribble Drive Against Cancer benefiting Miami Cancer Institute presened by Miccosukee Resort & Gaming

NOVEMBER 16, 2019
13.8 MILES | 3.3 MILES | DASH

HEAT.HELP.CURE. is a partnership among the Miami HEAT, Baptist Health South Florida, and Entercom radio to raise critical funds to help the non-profit Miami Cancer Institute achieve its vision of a world without cancer.

Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the United States. One in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. HEAT.HELP.CURE. is a full court press to defeat those statistics …and YOU can help!

ABOUT THE DRIBBLE DRIVE AGAINST CANCER

The first annual community-wide DRIBBLE DRIVE AGAINST CANCER will take to the streets of Miami November 16, with the 13.8-mile “Dribble Drive Challenge”… the 3.3 mile “Dribble Drive”… and the “Dribble Dash” around the perimeter of American Airlines Arena.

This is not a race. Participants will walk the route following sidewalks and paths while dribbling a basketball. Police will provide escorts to manage street crossings and ensure safety to all participants.

FEES & AMENITIES

13.8 Dribble Drive Challenge from Miami Cancer Institute to American Airlines Arena:

  • $55 entry fee, $500 minimum fundraising
  • Perry Ellis Dry-Fit T-Shirt
  • Signature Pineapple Basketball autographed by Bam Adebayo
  • Photo op with Heat player or legend upon completion of the challenge

3.3 Mile Dribble Drive from Vizcaya to American Airlines Arena:

  • $45 Entry Fee and $150 Minimum Fundraising
  • Perry Ellis Dry-Fit T-Shirt
  • Basketball but we encourage you to donate it to Dr. Dribble’s Youth Basketball Program

Dribble Drive Dash around the perimeter of the American Airlines Arena:

  • $30 Entry fee. No minimum fundraising
  • Youth T-Shirt

PACKET PICKUP
Pickup your event packet ahead of time on Friday at the FootWorks Running store in South Miami from 9:00am to 7:00pm. Your packet contains your event number, wristband, souvenir shirt, and jersey for Challenge Participants and Team Captains.

FootWorks Running
5724 Sunset Drive
Miami, FL 33143
(across from Barnes & Noble)

You can also pick up your packet on Saturday morning from your starting location prior to the event.

BASKETBALL DISTRIBUTION
You will receive your dribbling basketball on Saturday morning prior to the start of the event. Challenge participants will swap this ball for your Bam Adebayo autographed Pineapple Basketball at AmericanAirlines Arena. All others are asked to donate their basketball to Dr. Dribble’s Youth Basketball Program.

WRISTBANDS AND NUMBERS
You must wear your wristband and number at all times. This is your access into Xfinity East Plaza at AmericanAirlines Arena and onto the HEAT court for Challenge participants. Additionally, Challenge participants need both to claim their Bam Adebayo autographed Pineapple Basketball.

PARKING AT MCI
Free parking is available at the Miami Cancer Institute garage. The garage is located behind the building. There will be signage to direct you to the entrance. After the event, use the UBER code CHALLENGE138 for a $20 credit (see below for details) on a ride back to Miami Cancer Institute.

PARKING AT AMERICANAIRLINES ARENA
Parking is also available at AmericanAirlines Arena in the P2 Garage for a flat $5 until 4pm.  Enter via NE 8 St, follow the road around the perimeter of the Arena to the entrance of P2 (on the south side of the Arena). After 4pm, vehicles will be towed. Use the UBER code CHALLENGE138 for a $20 credit (see below for details) on a ride to Miami Cancer Institute or DRIVE33 for a $10 credit to Vizcaya Gardens.

Parking is NOT PERMITTED at Vizcaya.
We’re excited to be partnering with Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, be advised you must be dropped off at this location. There is no on-site parking.  

GETTING TO VIZCAYA GARDENS
Participants have the option to ride Metrorail to the Vizcaya station, then use the walkway to cross US1. A one way ride is $2.25. Parking at the stations is $4.50. 

COURSE MAP
Click here for the course map.

COURSE VIDEO
Click here for a course video

AID STATIONS
We will have five aid stations with water, sport drink, fruits, and snacks at miles 3.7, 5.97, 8.47, 10.77, and 13.8.  You may also encounter famous Heat celebrities, cheering spectators, music, and more as you make your way to American Airlines Arena.

BAM ADEBAYO AUTOGRAPHED PINEAPPLE BASKETBALL
Challenge participants will return their dribbling basketball after crossing the finish line at AmericanAirlines Arena and make their way up to the Xfinity East Plaza to enjoy the party, and take your photo with a Heat Legend. Don’t worry, your BAM ADEBAYO Autographed Pineapple Basketball will be waiting for you as you exit the Xfinity East Plaza. Once ready to leave, exit the Plaza and visit the FedEx Truck at the finish line to collect their display case and BAM ADEBAYO Autographed Pineapple Basketball.

TAKE A PICTURE WITH A HEAT LEGEND!
Challenge participants can take a photo with heat legend Glen Rice! Mr. Rice will be posing for photographs from 11:45am to 1:30pm on Xfinity East Plaza and on the HEAT court.  Listen for announcements on Saturday to not miss this opportunity. A sample Pineapple Ball will be staged for the photos. You will pick up your Pineapple Basketball at the FedEx Truck parked by the finish line when you leave Xfinity East Plaza. Drive and Dash participants may take a photo of time allows.

KEEP FUNDRAISING
HEAT.HELP.CURE.  is a partnership among the Miami HEAT, Baptist Health South Florida, and Entercom radio to raise critical funds to help the non-profit Miami Cancer Institute achieve its vision of a world without cancer. Fundraising pages will remain active until November 30, 2019.

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