Largest Heart plans 3rd Annual Fun 5K Run

The nonprofit is giving 100% of the proceeds of the Winter Garden event to a Central Florida school.

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Be A Largest Heart is hosting its 3rd Annual Fun 5K Run Saturday, Sept. 18, starting at Chapin Station in Winter Garden. All donations raised by this year's event will be given to Freedom Springs High School, the first recovery school to open by Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida.

The Walk, Jog, Run starts at 8 a.m. at Chapin Station, 501 Crown Point Cross Road; or it can be tackled virtually. The cost is $25, and all donations are tax-deductible. Participants will receive a limited-edition Be A Largest Heart event T-shirt.

The purpose of the fun run is to raise awareness about addiction and suicide.

To register, visit

Largest Heart’s mission is to spread hope, love and knowledge one opportunity at a time. The organization is based in Winter Garden and became a 501(c)3 in 2018. For more information, visit or call (888) 840-0499.



Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.

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