Allegiance Health, in conjunction with the Health Improvement Organization, is pleased to announce the 2014 Allegiance Race to Health and Step by Step Family Wellness Day will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014. 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.
5 Mile Run - 8 a.m.
5k Run - 9 a.m.
5k Walk - 9:05 a.m.
Free breakfast (7:00 - 10:00 a.m.)
Step by Step Family Wellness Day (8:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
Kids & family fitness games
Inflatable obstacle course
Kids Fun Run
Rock climbing wall
Chance for children to win one of two bicycles
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 5 from 3-6 p.m.
Saturday, September 6 (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.
One event: $15 ($20 after Sept. 1). Two events: $20 ($25 after Sept. 1). Price includes a long-sleeve moisture-wicking event T-shirt. Additional T-shirts are available for $15.
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+
Here’s a tip for including more healthy foods in your diet. As you put your groceries away, chop some fruits and vegetables. Keep them in snack size bags in the refrigerator so they will be ready to grab on the go.