Run for a Cause: Memorial Fundraiser Ryan’s Run Returns to Ybor

On August 19, 2009, University of Tampa senior Ryan McCall was tragically killed during a heinous crime just outside of UT’s campus.

McCall’s bright future may have been stolen, but his family and friends refuse to let the same thing happen to his memory.

So to honor the cross country and track runner, Tampa Prep coach, and exercise science major, those closest to him started the Ryan McCall Memorial Fund.

Fundraisers – like Ryan’s Run – support the fund which donates proceeds to a scholarship given to one high school senior boy and girl every year. All recipients have excelled both academically and athletically through cross country or track – just like Ryan.

Get Involved

Ryan’s Run is the memorial’s largest fundraiser. This year the race is schedule for Saturday, April 13th in Ybor’s Centennial Park.

  • Registration 7:00 AM
  • 5K Start: 8:30 AM
  • 2 Mile Start: 8:40 AM
  • Kid’s Fun Run: 9:20 AM
  • Award Ceremony: 9:45 AM

You can register online or by mail.

  • Early Registration (postmarked by 04/06/2013) – $25/Single, $60/Family of 4
  • Late Registration (4/07/2013 – until race time) – $30/Single, $70/Family of 4
  • Kids Fun Run (10 & under) – Free

Additional event details can be found on the Ryan’s Run Facebook Event Page.

Don’t want to walk or run, but still want to make an impact? The Ryan McCall Memorial Fund also accepts sponsorships and donations.

So get out there and show your support for a man that was  “more than an athlete and scholar; he was a positive influence on all that knew him.”




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