May 30, 2014
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Winn-Dixie participated in the 29th Annual Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run in Miami, along with more than 25,500 walkers and runners.​

Winn-Dixie joined more than 25,500 participants in downtown Miami April 24 to take part in the record-setting 29thAnnual Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run.

The 5k race, known as “Florida’s Largest Office Party,” gathered teams of co-workers from 850 companies looking to stay fit, accomplish personal goals and enjoy a fun, networking atmosphere. To further benefit the community, a portion of all race proceeds were donated to the United Way.

As runners and walkers crossed the finish line, the Winn-Dixie team provided a tasty sampling of cheese and fruit to help participants refuel. Winn-Dixie also highlighted their wine selection by providing samplings for racers who wanted to celebrate their accomplishment. The team promoted the Winn-Dixie fuelperks! Reward Program as they connected with thousands of spectators onhand to cheer for their friends, family and peers.

Winn-Dixie Miami Region Vice President Tony Jorges was thrilled Winn-Dixie could participate in an event that promotes health and wellness with a mix of corporate camaraderie.

“Participating in the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run highlighted Winn-Dixie’s dedication to helping make our community healthy and fit,” said Jorges. “This was a great opportunity to connect with more than 25,500 current and potential customers by showing them our support and showcasing some wonderful offerings available at their neighborhood Winn-Dixie stores.”

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A hungry racer grabs some fruit from the Winn-Dixie tent at the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run in Miami.

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The Winn-Dixie tent became a hot spot at the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run in Miami as attendees crowded the area for complimentary fruit, cheese, and wine.

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Thousands of race attendees took part in a group workout before hitting the streets of Miami for the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run.

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The Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run is the largest 5k race in Florida, which broke an attendance record of more than 25,500 participants in 2014.

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