Allegiance Race to Health

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.

Race Results

Family Activities

  • Free breakfast
  • Green Market
  • Step by Step Family Wellness Day from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Includes kids & family fitness games.
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Kids Fun Run
  • Rock climbing wall

Race Packets & Registration

Race packets and registration will be available under the tent in front of Radiation Oncology - Tejada Center:

  • Friday, September 18 from 3-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 19 (Race Day) from 7:00-8:50 a.m. Registration will stop 10 minutes prior to each event.

Parking Information

Parking for this event is available next to the Anderson Building (northeast corner of Allegiance Health campus) for participants, volunteers and spectators.

Severe Weather

  • In the event of severe weather, an assessment will be made by the Allegiance Health Race director and local law enforcement agencies.
  • The event will be delayed up to 60 minutes, with weather assessments every 15 minutes.
  • If unsafe conditions remain for more than 60 minutes, the event will be canceled and registration fees will be credited toward next year’s event.
  • All event materials may be kept by participants.


Saturday September 19, 2015 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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

Additional Details

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+

Thank You to Our Race Sponsors:

Siver Medal: Eaton Corporation

Bronze Medal: American 1 Credit Union

Wellness Walk: Biomet

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A 10-minute walk, 5 minutes on the stairs and 15 minutes of cleaning and vacuuming all count toward your goal of 30-minutes of daily exercise.