One Ocean Resort & Spa is proud to once again sponsor 26.2 with Donna, The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer. The 26.2 with Donna Mission is to passionately produce world class events to raise funds for groundbreaking breast cancer research and empower women living with breast cancer. This year, 26.2 with Donna will be taking place on Feb. 17th at 7:30 a.m at ATP Tour Blvd. in Ponte Vedra Beach.
The 26.2 with Donna Mission began with Jacksonville native Donna Deegan, a three time breast cancer survivor who was initially diagnosed in 1989 and again in 2002 and 2007. After speaking with many women in the area who could not afford treatment, Deegan established the Donna Foundation, an organization that provides funding for women seeking breast cancer treatment in the Jacksonville area. An avid marathon runner, Donna started 26.2 with Donna, the only marathon in the country solely dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer. One hundred percent of marathon proceeds are donated to the Mayo Clinic, a not-for-profit medical practice and research group specializing in difficult cases, as well as to members of the Donna Foundation living with breast cancer.
Not a marathon runner? Rest assured, there are still plenty of ways for the community to participate in 26.2 with Donna. Runners and walkers of all paces are encouraged to come out the morning of the race, where a half marathon and marathon relay will also be offered. The course will be open for seven hours, and friends and loved ones of those participating are urged to come and cheer on the participants from the sidelines. Additionally, the 26.2 with Donna 5K & Family Fun Run will return on Feb. 16th, to be held in conjunction with the 6th Annual 26.2 with Donna. Runners will enjoy a timed warm-up race along the St. John’s River and a one-mile run/walk Family Fun Run.
To register for the marathon or for other ways to get involved with the organization, please visit the event website www.breastcancermarathon.com/index.php
Whether you’re stuck up north in the gloomy winter, or residing here in sunny Florida, sometimes it’s a weekend filled with a little R&R that can rejuvenate any case of the winter blues. Trade in the cold winds and winter boots for a sea breeze and warm sand under your feet with the Girlfriend’s Getaway package at One Ocean Resort & Spa.
Think of this Girlfriends Getaway as an excuse for gals and their pals to leave the men behind and escape into luxury. The package includes everything that ladies need to have fun, from relaxing spa treatments, delicious wine and homemade snacks to a private yoga lesson on the beach and, of course, plenty of warm Atlantic Beach sunshine on the shores of One Ocean.
The Girlfriends Getaway starts at $687 per night plus and includes:
- Ocean front accommodations for two
- Beach-Ready Pedicures for two
- Seashell Massages for two
- Private yoga class on the beach
- Beach chair rentals during stay
- Homemade snacks and wine upon arrival
Think it’s time to book your next vacation? We think so too! For more information or to book your reservations, visit http://www.oneoceanresort.com/special-pkg/girlfriend-getaway.aspx
We look forward to welcoming you to paradise.
Each year, One Ocean Resort & Spa invites soon-to-be newlyweds to an afternoon filled with elegance during our third annual A Taste of Bridal Bliss wedding event, taking place on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 12-4 p.m. Making the wedding planning process as smooth as possible, the resort will showcase everything that brides and grooms need to plan the most important day of their lives while putting the fun back into wedding planning. Tickets are $25 per person and include access to the most sought after vendors in Northeast Florida, a wide range of breathtaking venues, sophisticated décor options, gourmet food samples and a decadent lunch that includes cakes artfully-inspired by our pastry team.
Presenting the latest wedding fashion designs from White Magnolia, the event will showcase various wedding reception options for couples to experience: an elegant daytime brunch, hip with a high-energy vibe, or a big ballroom extravaganza. There’s good news for grooms: During the runway bridal fashion show, men’s wedding fashion will be featured alongside bridal wear for the first time.
In addition to raffle items filled with desirable goodies, we will be surprising one winning couple with a two-night stay at One Ocean Resort & Spa. The getaway package will include accommodations for two, a romantic in-room amenity, breakfast and dinner for two at the award-winning Azurea restaurant and a marine-inspired treatment for two at The Spa at One Ocean.
Join us for this spectacular event and let us do the work while you sit back and watch your magical day fall perfectly into place. To learn more about A Taste of Bridal Bliss or reserve your seat, please visit www.oneoceanresort.com/weddings.aspx.