This year, Renel Brooks-Moon, Bay Area media celebrity and the voice of Oracle Park, joins as lead Ambassador of the Giant Race 2020. The Public Address Announcer for the Giants since 2000, a past Giant Race participant and everyday fitness fanatic, Brooks-Moon will share customized messages of Motivation, Health & Wellness, host dedicated Q&A sessions and serve as the promotional lead for Giant Race content. Additionally, she will be featured in unique virtual activations and surprises, all of which are delivered exclusively to registered Giant Race participants.
Giants Enterprises is also proud to announce the 2020 Giant Race Official Bobblehead is modeled after Renel. This limited-edition bobblehead features Brooks-Moon posing mid-run and carrying her iconic PA microphone in one hand with a baseball in the other. Renel was last featured as a Giants-themed bobblehead in 2008 as part of African-American Heritage Night.
“I am thrilled and honored to serve as Ambassador for this first of its kind Giant Race. At a time when many of us are challenged with finding ways to exercise, myself included, I hope to inspire and motivate Giants fans to prioritize mental and physical fitness,” Brooks-Moon recently exclaimed.
The charitable partner of the 2020 San Francisco Giant Race presented by Alaska Airlines is the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA, an organization personally selected by Brooks-Moon for its effort to engage the Bayview Hunters Point community in living a healthy lifestyle focused on wellness for youth and families alike. Located near Oracle Park, the Bayview YMCA serves the community in and around the ballpark by providing health and wellness opportunities for the community, expanding opportunities for young people in education and workforce development and delivering family support services. Most recently Bayview YMCA is also providing emergency services for kids, adults, seniors and families in response to the Covid19 pandemic. Throughout Giant Race’s 11-year history, the event and its participants have raised more than $2,500,000 for various local non-profit causes.
“We are thrilled to partner with Renel and the San Francisco Giant Race. Now more than ever, community partnerships are so important to ensure we continue to provide the critical services needed so our communities can thrive in these uncertain times” – Tacing Parker, Senior Executive Director, Bayview Hunters Point YMCA.
A pillar of the Giants Organizational Health & Wellness initiative, the event draws individuals from around California and the country. This year, given the different landscape as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, a special emphasis for the event is connecting Giants fans with Healthy Living. Fans can participate in a variety of virtual challenges and train along with the Giants all summer long. The Giants are committed to helping fans live healthy lifestyles and build healthy communities. From nutrition tips to mental skills techniques to workouts with the team, our Health & Wellness offerings are designed to help fans build a comprehensive approach to being their best self.