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Sports Medicine 5K Run/Walk & Kids' Fun Run - Sat April 12th

April 01, 2014
Keene, NH

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CMC/DHK) hosts the 7th Annual Sports Medicine 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run on Saturday, April 12th, 2014.

People of all ages and fitness levels are invited to participate, including: children, walkers, and elite runners. Strollers, baby joggers, and wheel chairs are welcomed during the 5K walk only. Check-in begins at 8:00 am, rain or shine, 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 USA Track & Field Certified 5K race course follows the bike path to Wheelock Park looping back to the hospital and clinic’s rear parking lot.  The awards ceremony follows at 11:15 am.

Visit CheshireSportsMed5K.org to register online.  Pre-event registration is $20 per walker or runner. 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, Nissan of Keene, Bulldog Design, Savings Bank of Walpole, Kingsbury State Farm, Fairfield’s Auto, Port-O-Lite, G. Housen & Co, and Melanson Company.

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/DHK, Healthy Monadnock (formerly 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 www.cheshiremed.org.

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