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Sports Medicine 5K Run/Walk & Kids' Fun Run on 4/6

March 01, 2013
Keene, NH

Click Here to view the results from the 2013 5K.

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock hosts the 6th Annual Sports Medicine 5K Run/Walk & Kids' Fun Run on Saturday, April 6th, 2013.

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People of all ages and fitness levels are invited to participate, including: children, walkers, elite runners and teams. We welcome strollers, baby joggers, and wheel chairs to participate in the 5K walk. Registration and check-in begin at 8:00 am at the West Entrance of CMC/DHK at 580-590 Court Street. The event kicks off with the half-mile Kids' Fun Run at 9:00 am. Walkers begin at 9:30 am and the 5K Run begins at 10:30 am. The 5K race course follows the bike path to Wheelock Park looping back to the hospital and clinic's rear parking lot.

Visit CheshireSportsMedicine5K.kintera.org to register online.  Pre-event registration is $20 per walker or runner, and $150 for teams (up to 10 people). Race day registration is $25.  The first 300 to register for the 5K Run/Walk receive a free T-shirt. Kids race FREE in the Kids' Fun Run.

All proceeds benefit Sports Medicine at CMC/DHK with up-to-date rehabilitation equipment, local sports medical coverage, team physician coverage at sporting events, and local Sports Medicine education. Your generosity helps keep our community active and healthy.

Sports Medicine is collaboration between the Orthopaedics Department and the Farnum Rehabilitation Center.  It provides state-of-the-art preventive, diagnostic and treatment modalities at one convenient location. Alongside orthopaedic surgeons, is an interdisciplinary team of physical therapists, athletic trainers, occupational therapists, dietitians, and nursing staff, specializing in the care and treatment of sports-related injuries.

Event sponsors include: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Fairfield's, Savings Bank of Walpole, Ted's

Contact: Tate Erickson at (603) 354-5454 x3080

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is a nonprofit community hospital and clinic with a mission to lead our community to become the nation's healthiest through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. Founded by CMC/D-HK, Vision 2020 is a community-wide health initiative designed to actively engage the citizens of Cheshire County in the process of becoming the nation's healthiest community by 2020. To learn more, call 603-354-5400 or visit cheshiremed.org.

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