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5K and One Mile Walk for Wellness Held Saturday, Aug. 22 at UH Parma Medical Center

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Take a late summer morning run through Ridgewood Golf Course and the mostly flat adjacent residential neighborhoods at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center’s 5K and One Mile Walk for Wellness on Saturday, Aug. 22.

Runners, walkers and strollers are all welcome to enjoy this scenic course at the second of three races in the UH Race Series. Orthopaedic surgeon Daniel Karns, MD and the UH Sports Medicine staff will host a clinic on tips to stay healthy and injury-free.

Post-race snacks and beverages will be provided courtesy of Einstein Bros. Bagels and Chuppa’s Marketplace. UH Parma Medical Center’s Food & Nutrition Services will offer nutrition tips and sample smoothies. The MedEvac helicopter is also scheduled to be at the race, which starts at 9 a.m. at Medical Arts Center 4, 6115 Powers Blvd. In this chip-timed race, awards will be presented in overall and age group categories. Register early for a discounted registration fee of $20 and to guarantee a T-shirt. Race day registration is $25.

The final race in the UH series, the UH Elyria Medical Center 5K Skeleton Run for Your Bones, takes place at Amherst High School on Sunday, October 25.

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