South Florida hosts '5K for the Kids'

Circle of Love event benefits sick children and their families

Published On: Feb 03 2013 08:40:19 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 04 2013 12:37:04 AM EST
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SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -

The Circle of Love organization held a '5K for the Kids' Sunday morning at Tropical Park. 

All of the money raised at the event is donated to different organizations that aim to help kids with cancer, organizers said.

The Circle of Love Fund was founded by Shelly Roberts. In 2005, Roberts was diagnosed with lung cancer and struggled to afford the high cost of treatment. Roberts created the Circle of Love to raise money for cancer patients and their families.

The Circle of Love Fun is in partnership with the Coral Gables Community Foundation.

For more information about how to donate, as well as other events organized through the Circle of Love Fund, click here.