Phi Delta Theta at Florida State University, tragically lost a beloved brother, Ian "Trent" Taylor, to a traumatic brain injury at the young age of 22 in the Spring of 2012. It was his senior year at FSU and he was an academic and athletic super star with a bright future ahead. And while many wrestled with why this happened, it inspired a group of young men, his Phi Delt brothers, to create a 5k fun run in his memory to support others with brain injuries. We are now embarking on the 5th annual 5k fun run, and all monies raised support the Brain Injury Association of Florida (BIAF) and the RIPITT foundation. The purpose of the BIAF is to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury.
We are so grateful for those that have supported in the past and we humbly ask for your continued financial support and participation today. Please join Todd and Mary Taylor and friends of Trent on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 for the "Red Bull" Happy Hour at Old School in Tallahassee, and then again on Sunday, April 8th, 2018 for the 5K fun run at The Edison Restaurant in Cascades Park.
Intelligent, compassionate, generous, competitive; these are words that describe the way Trent lived his life. He passionately pushed life to its boundaries and was unapologetic for the way he lived. Trent loved everything about life and what it had to offer. His passion and energy were contagious, which brought the best out of those that surrounded him. These are the reasons we celebrate and revel in his memory. In addition to Trent's charismatic qualities, he was also admired for his athleticism, which is why we chose to honor him with a 5k fun run. We sincerely hope you will join us in commemorating and honoring Ian "Trent" Taylor and all whom he has touched.
*This event is organized by the Society Foundation. All proceeds are being donated to the BIAF and RIPITT Foundation to support survivors of brain injuries and their families.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, April 7th | 4:00-7:00pm
Alumni, Student & Visitor Cookout at Old School
633 W Pensacola St, Tallahassee, FL 32304
Sunday, April 8 | 10:00am
5k Race - 10:00am at The Edison at Cascades Park
Following: Brunch at The Edison All-You-Eat & All-You-Can-Drink
470 Suwannee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301
Sunday Race Registration (on 4/8) - $20
Includes Shirt + Edison Brunch
Weekend Package (4/7-4/8) - $30
Includes Saturday Old School Cookout & Sunday Race Registration + Edison Brunch
Donation Only - Any Amount
For those who cannot make it to town for the weekend but would like to participate
Please also check out the event's GoFundMe page to make a donation. All donations will benifit the The Brain Injury Association and the RIPITT foundation in the fight against brain injuries.
Every penny donated is greatly appreciated.
Can't make it to this event, please check out the TRENT TAYLOR MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC later this year by visiting their webpage: https://www.ripitt.org