BALTIMORE, MD (March 18, 2016) — Team Give & Goetze kicked off the 2016 race season at the Under Armour Kelly St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock 5k on Sunday March 13th, 2016. There were 13 runners who 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 over $200 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.
Team Give & Goetze is about healthy living and charitable giving. Together, Give & Goetze team members participate in various races to raise awareness and funds for local non-profit organizations. Over the years, beneficiaries have included the Barth Syndrome Foundation, Kennedy Krieger Foundation, Pathfinders for Autism, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake.
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.
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About Goetze’s Candy Co., Inc.
Goetze’s Candy is a fifth generation, family-owned company located in downtown Baltimore, MD. Founded in 1895, we are celebrating 123 years of making sweet treats in the USA. Since the 1940’s, our staple product has been Caramel Creams®—a soft, chewy caramel wrapped around a decadent cream center—a tasty, iconic American treat. In 1984, Goetze’s Candy introduced Cow Tales®, an elongated version of the classic Caramel Creams.