2nd Annual Trucker Dukes Memorial 5K, March 9
The 2nd Annual Trucker Dukes Memorial 5K presented by UVSC returns Saturday, March 9, 2019 on Holomua Road at the Old Maui High School in Haʻikū. Event check-in is from 6 to 7 a.m., with an opening ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The race begins at 8 a.m.
The Trucker Dukes Memorial 5K honors the life of Trucker Dukes who in his fight with Neuroblastoma, one of the most aggressive forms of pediatric cancer, touched the hearts of people throughout Maui and the world.
Trucker’s cancer battle ended at the age of three on March 3, 2017. Two years later, this event commemorates his life, brings people together, and raises money through UVSC, a Maui based nonprofit organization. UVSC’s mission is to provide hope by raising funds to help individuals fighting cancer.
Joshua and Shauna Dukes are honored to work with UVSC and bring their extended Maui ʻohana together in this unique place in memory of their beloved son. It is a special location for the family, as Shauna and Trucker had many healing runs together on Holomua Road.
The event is family-friendly with activities like the Keiki Run/Walk for kids 13 and under and a 1-mile walk option with strollers allowed.
When asked about the 2nd Annual Trucker Dukes Memorial 5K presented by UVSC, Shauna and Joshua said, “We feel so blessed to honor Trucker boy in this way, at this location, with this community of people, and look forward to seeing everyone there.”
All registrations and proceeds for the 2019 Trucker Dukes Memorial 5K are being handled by UVSC. This year’s event is limited to 300 participants but an option to participate virtually is also available.
For more information and to register, visit UVSC.org.