Allegiance Race to Health & Family Wellness Day 2009
June 4, 2009
Jackson, Mich. — Allegiance Health, in conjunction with the Department of Prevention & Community Health, is pleased to announce the 2009 Allegiance Race to Health and Family Wellness Day will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2009. This event is offered to encourage families to developing healthier lifestyles through exercise. Whatever your reasons for running/walking—to stay fit, compete or just enjoy the simple pleasure of motion—the key to improvement is right here in Jackson.
You can download both the 5 mile run race map and the 5k run/walk race map »
- 5 Mile Run (8:00 a.m. start)
- 5k Run (9:00 a.m. start)
- 5k Walk (9:02 a.m. start)
- Free breakfast (7:00 - 11:00 a.m.)
- Family Wellness Day (9:00 - 11:00 a.m.) Kids & family fitness games.
- Kids Fun Run (10:15 a.m. start) Free, non-competitive and for ages 12 and under. Awards are given to all kids.
Awards and Prizes
There is a $100 prize for the overall male and female winners of each event. $50 prizes will be awarded to male and female masters winners of each event.
The top three finishers, male and female, in each age division will also be recognized with trophies. Awards will be based on the following age divisions: 14 & under, 15-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
All Allegiance staff registered for the race will be eligible for prize drawings on race day:
- One of four iPod shuffles
- One $100 gift certificate to Step One
The department with the most registered race participants will receive a departmental trophy.
Registration and Cost
- One event: $15
- Two events: $20
Allegiance Health staff
- One event: $10
- Two events: $15
Click here to register online »
Price includes 25th anniversary scrub top. One scrub top is given per registered participant. Additional scrub tops are available for $15.
Race day registration will be held under the tent in front of Radiation Oncology - Tejada Center. For the 5 Mile Run, register from 7:00-7:50 a.m. For the 5k Run and 5k Walk, register from 8:00-8:50 a.m.
Race packets will be available under the tent in front of Radiation Oncology - Tejada Center:
- Friday, September 11 from 4-6 p.m.
- Saturday, September 12 (Race Day) from 7:00-8:50 a.m.
Parking for this event is available next to the Anderson Building (northeast corner of Allegiance Health campus) for participants, volunteers and spectators.
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