BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will serve as race ambassador for the seventh annual Casey Cares 5K Run/Walk at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, August 6.

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The 3.1 mile run/one mile walk starts at 8:00 a.m. and begins at Oriole Park and ends on the field. Participants will partake in a pre-race warm-up with the Oriole Bird, music, and other entertainment, and will enjoy post-race refreshments. Top race winners will be announced in a pregame ceremony prior to the August 16 game against the Boston Red Sox.

Davis and his wife, Jill, a former nurse, have supported Casey Cares for several years. Davis has previously attended the organization’s Extra Innings Event, where critically-ill children and their families meet with Orioles players to learn the fundamentals of baseball. Davis will be attending the Extra Innings Event again this year.

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“Jill and I are honored to partner with Casey Cares in support of this incredible event,” said Davis. “Everyone involved in this race plays an important role in bringing joy to the children and families who most need our love and support.”

The 3.1 mile run/one mile walk starts at 8:00 a.m. and begins at Oriole Park and ends on the field. Participants will partake in a pre-race warm-up with the Oriole Bird, music, and other entertainment, and will enjoy post-race refreshments. Top race winners will be announced in a pregame ceremony prior to the August 16 game against the Boston Red Sox.

Registration for the race is open now and both teams and individuals are encouraged to register. Entry fees are $45 per person through Friday, August 5, or $50 per person on race day (cash or check only). Children 8 and under can be registered for only $20. To register, visit www.orioles.com/caseycares.

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