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23 March Saturday

Spring Into Health 5K / 1M

23 March 2019, 09:00 - 23 March 2019, 11:00

Commit to taking care of yourself in 2019 and sign up for the Spring Into Health 5K/1M run, walk or roll event! Morning stretch is at 9am and the race begins at 9:30am on Saturday, March 23. The start/finish line is on the backside of Dosher Memorial Hospital and takes you through historic downtown Southport and along the picturesque water way. Health providers and professionals will also be available before and after the race with education materials and giveaways. And let’s not forget about those scrumptious and healthy snacks provided by Tropical Smoothie & the Cooperative Extension – yuuum. Enjoy your your post-workout smoothie and trail mix while cheering on the rest of the racers crossing the finish line and celebrating during the award ceremony.

5K Awards

  • Top 3 Overall, Male & Female
  • Top 3 Age Groups, Male & Female
    • 0 – 9
    • 10 – 19
    • 20 – 29
    • 30 – 39
    • 40 – 49
    • 50 – 59
    • 60 – 69
    • 70+

Costume Awards – Create a theme for your team or dress up as your favorite healthy food! 

  • Best Overall Costume
  • Best Group Costume
  • Best Decorated Stroller

Take this day to be good to yourself and commit to a year of better health! 

Early Bird registration fee is $10 through February 24. February 25 – Race day, the registration fee is $20. Children 13 and under get in free.

“Simply walking every day for 30-60 minutes along with eating a predominately plant-based diet can have tremendous health benefits like more energy, improved mood and ability to sleep, better balance and coordination skills, stronger bones and muscles and better weight control. Choosing a healthier lifestyle can also reduce your risk of developing a chronic disease like diabetes, heart disease and cancer; and if you have a chronic disease, eating right and staying active can help you manage the condition and improve your quality of life. Bottom line, whoever you are and whatever age, each and every one of us should be more responsible for our health and committing to a healthier lifestyle – do it for the health of it.” – Lindsay Maher, BWC Executive Director

Date: March 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost: $10
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