Allegiance Health, in conjunction with the Health Improvement Organization, is pleased to announce the 2015 Allegiance Race to Health and Step by Step Family Wellness Day will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015. This event is offered to encourage families to develop 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.
One event: $20 ($25 after Sept. 1). Two events: $25 ($30 after Sept. 1). Price includes a long-sleeve moisture-wicking event T-shirt. Additional T-shirts are available for $15.
For more information, please contact Julie Jank at (517) 841-7455 or julie.jank@AllegianceHealth.org.
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 medals. 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, 60-66, 67+
If you are a smoker, it’s important for you to understand that smoking slows recovery and increases the risk of problems. Several weeks prior to surgery, talk with your health care provider if you need help quitting.