FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
26.2 with Donna Announces Post Race Celebration
Concert Headliner-Sister Hazel!
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (December 12, 2011) - 26.2 with Donna announces
Gainesville, FL- bread band Sister Hazel will perform at the Post Race
Celebration Concert on February 12, 2012. Runners, family and friends are
invited to enjoy Sister Hazel's signature mix of Southern pop hooks and
country rock harmonies beginning at 12:45 p.m. in the Family Reunite Area
near Winn-Dixie's Runner's Village on the Mayo Clinic Campus.
"How exciting to have Sister Hazel performing live for all our participants
and finishers," said Donna Deegan, founder and event chairman. "This year
is quickly becoming a 'don't miss' event."
26.2 with Donna is possible through the involvement of many businesses and
individuals who are committed to the cause. Sister Hazel, named after the
Gainesville nun Sister Hazel Williams, is deeply committed to charitable
work. "The only way we can keep doing what we are doing is having our fans
continue to connect and support us," proclaims guitarist/vocalist Drew
Live entertainment will be throughout the day at the Post Race Celebration
Concert. Pink champagne, food, beverages, Panera Soup tent and the Landstar
Survivors' tent will be available to runners.
About Sister Hazel: Last year's well-received "Release" reached the band's
highest ever spot (#37) on the Billboard Album Charts, topping even their
platinum disc "Somewhere More Familiar," and they are keeping the momentum
going with "Heartland Highway" (Oct. 12, 2010, Rock Ridge Music), marking
the band's quickest album-to-album turnaround in their 15-plus-year career.
The band still hits the road regularly, doing around 100 dates annually.
Their Twitter followers are fast approaching the 1 million mark and last
year they did several unique fan-centric events. Among their many
involvements is Lyrics For Life, a charity they started to raise money for
pediatric cancer. www.sisterhazel.com
The 26.2 with Donna mission is to passionately produce world class events
to raise funds for groundbreaking breast cancer research and empower those
living with breast cancer. Seventy percent of all race proceeds go to the
Mayo Clinic for bench top breast cancer research. Thirty percent of all
race proceeds go to The Donna Foundation to help breast cancer patients
with critical financial needs. Join us as we celebrate 5 Years -February
12, 2012! Together, we will finish it. For more information,