On Saturday, Oct. 7, The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Run/Walk will take place at 9 a.m. at Edward Madigan State Park. The event features 5K and 10K options and will take place rain or shine. This is a chip-timed and course certified event.
The $25-35 registration fee includes a long sleeve race shirt. Individuals who register before September 14 will save $5. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in a variety of age divisions. A free 200-yard kid dash will be held at 8:30am offering small prizes for all participants 10 and under. Runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ages can register now online at ALMH.org.
“Our mission is to improve the health of the people and communities we serve, and what better way than through exercise? I hope that this event encourages people of all fitness levels to get moving towards good health,” said Dolan Dalpoas, president and CEO of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Proceeds from the event support the ALMH Community Health Collaborative (CHC). The Collaborative works toward a vision of creating the heathiest community in the nation. Collaborative initiatives include the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) program currently reaching over 3,000 students in the ALMH service area, efforts to combat opioid abuse, the safe ride program to prevent drunk driving and more.
For more information or to register, visit ALMH.org.