Patrick Taylor Memorial 5K to kick off annual chili cook-off - Tucson News Now

Patrick Taylor Memorial 5k to kick off annual chili cook-off

Patrick Taylor Memorial 5K to kick off annual chili cook-off

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Honor a hometown hero this weekend! 

You'll need to grab your capes for the Patrick Taylor Memorial 5K.

Lauren Burgoyne, founder of The Greater Purpose Project and Elana Kuranz with the Patrick Taylor Memorial stop by Fox 11 Daybreak to tell you all about this great event. 

The superhero-themed wheel, walk, and Run will kick off the Tucson Firefighter Chili-Cook Off.

This run celebrates the life of hometown hero Patrick Taylor. 

He was a firefighter, father, and husband who transformed his Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis into a purpose of helping others.

He lost his battle with MS in January of 2015. 

The run benefits The Greater Purpose Project and the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

DETAILS:

  • Where: Reid Park
  • Date: Saturday, Oct. 22. 
  • Run: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Chili Cook-Off: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

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