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Florida Panthers Announce Third-Annual Viktor E. Dash at BB&T Center

SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers announced today that they will host their third-annual Viktor E. Dash in conjunction with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at BB&T Center on Oct. 20, 2018. The 5K race will begin at 8 A.M, with race packet pick-up beginning at 7 A.M. The One Mile Fun Run will begin at 8:45 a.m.

The One Mile Race, named the Peggy Ziady Memorial Walk/Run, is in memory of the Florida Panthers Director of Human Resources & Payroll Peggy Ziady. Peggy was with the Panthers for 12 years and was a colleague, friend and mentor to every life that she touched.

Everyone interested in participating in the Viktor E. Dash can sign up here. A portion of race registrations will go to the Florida Panthers Foundation. General registration is $27 if purchased before the Aug. 15 early-bird deadline. After the deadline, participation cost will increase to $30.

All registered racers will receive one ticket to the Oct. 20 Panthers match-up against the Detroit Red Wings or a ticket to the Nov. 8 match-up with the Edmonton Oilers. Participants of the 5K will also receive a finisher’s medal.

If you are interested in participating in this event, but cannot attend on Oct. 20, a virtual running option will be available. All virtual runners commit to running a 5K on their own schedule and will receive a race goodie bag via mail. Game tickets for virtual runners will be available for pick-up at will call on the day of the game.

Join our territory and become a Season Ticket Holder to enjoy exclusive savings on select BB&T Center concessions, 25th Anniversary Discount at Pantherland store and priority access to BB&T Center concerts and events. Visit or call 954-835-PUCK (7825) for more information.

About Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is among the nation’s leading cancer centers and South Florida’s only Cancer Center of Excellence. A 2015 study by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, showed that cancer patients treated at Sylvester have a 10 percent higher chance of survival than those treated at nearly any other cancer center in the nation. With the combined strength of more than 120 cancer researchers and 130 cancer specialists, Sylvester discovers, develops and delivers more targeted therapies, providing the next generation of cancer clinical care – precision cancer medicine – to each patient. Our comprehensive diagnostics, coupled with teams of scientific and clinical experts who specialize in just one type of cancer, enable us to better understand each patient’s individual cancer and develop treatments that target the cells and genes driving the cancer’s growth and survival, leading to better outcomes. At Sylvester, patients have access to more treatment options and more cancer clinical trials than most hospitals in the southeastern United States. To better serve current and future patients, Sylvester has a network of conveniently located outpatient treatment facilities in Miami, Kendall, Hollywood, Plantation, Deerfield Beach, Coral Springs, and now at The Lennar Foundation Medical Center in Coral Gables. For more information, visit

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