BALTIMORE, MD, March 17, 2016 – Team Give & Goetze kicked off the 2016 race season with the Under Armour Kelly St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock 5k on Sunday March 13th, 2016. 13 runners grabbed their green and joined team Give & Goetze to complete a 5k run through the streets of downtown Baltimore City. Team Give & Goetze completed 40.3 miles, raising $201.50 for the Barth Syndrome Foundation.
Barth syndrome is an X-linked genetic disorder caused by a mutation in the tafazzin gene, resulting in an inborn error of lipid metabolism. The Barth Syndrome Foundation is the only worldwide volunteer organization dedicated to education, advances in treatment, and finding a cure for Barth syndrome. To learn more, visit www.barthsyndrome.org.
The Give & Goetze initiative is about healthy living and charitable giving. The race team is comprised of a group of Baltimore runners who help charities prosper one mile at a time. For more information and to follow Give & Goetze events throughout 2016, visit facebook.com/giveandgoetze.