As more than one great philosopher has wisely observed, reaching the destination is not nearly as important as the journey itself. The St. Pete Run Fest, which celebrates its second birthday Nov. 16-18, is a prime example. Three races – a 5K, a 10K and a Half-Marathon – wind through some of the city’s most beautiful neighborhoods and awe-inspiring scenery.
“It’d be easy to go up and back, just close down one road,” observes Run Fest co-founder Ryan Jordan. “There are a lot of races that kind of do the same thing. Which is beautiful, but we made a conscious decision to say hey, let’s go highlight the city.”
Surgery patients who face the risk of blood clots could be among the first beneficiaries of a medical technology that Jabil Inc. has helped develop.
Jabil, a manufacturing services business and St. Petersburg’s largest company, worked with Recovery Force, a Fishers, Indiana medical technology firm, to develop a wearable device, a wrap with woven fibers embedded with nickel titanium. The wrap provides compression to prevent blood clots, reduce post-operative pain and alleviate joint pain and sore muscles, the company said.
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