SEBASTIANSTRONG 5K Run/Walk

Sat November 9, 2019

Miami Springs, FL 33166 US Directions


Who is Sebastian Ortiz?

Sebastian Nicolas Ortiz, the second-born of three sons to Rosa & Oscar Ortiz, was funny & kind, intelligent & athletic, handsome & humble - the kind of person you couldn’t help but love. He was a son & brother, a grandson, nephew, & cousin, a true friend, and a FIGHTER. Sebastian was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer in October of 2015. He is the inspiration for & the heart of SebastianStrong. He will live on FOREVER in our hearts and in our race to cure childhood cancer.

Childhood Cancer Facts

♥Childhood cancer is the #1 cause of death by disease among children.
♥One in 285 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer by the time they are 20 years old.
♥2/3 of childhood cancer patients will have long lasting chronic conditions from treatment, including heart & lung failure and secondary cancers.
♥Since 1980, only 4 new drugs have been developed specifically for use in children.
♥70 potential life years are lost on average when a child dies of cancer compared to 15 for adults.

SURVIVING SEBASTIAN

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