St. Barnabas Medical Center 5K Run/Walk
The goal is to have 1,000 runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes of all ages participating to benefit the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund in the 20 year milestone race, August 6, 2011. The signature sponsor this year is Traco.
The course is an out-and-back over the rolling terrain of Meridian Road and is certified by USA Track and Field. Medals are awarded to the top three male and female finishers overall, as well as the top three males and females in 16 age categories.
St. Barnabas Health System is the largest health care concern of its kind in Pennsylvania and offers service apart from the ordinary in a faith-based, non-denominational setting. The system serves approximatelly 900 inpatients and residents, plus 35,000 outpatients and home care clients.
Registration is $16 by July 29 or $20 after July 29. Early registration guarantees a race t-shirt. For an application, call 724-443-0800 x5310 or online at www.stbarnabas5K.com.
The race, known as one of the best in the 'burgh for its huge post-race party, will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 6 from St. Barnabas Medical Center, 5830 Meridian Road.
Last year's 5K attracted 980 participants--and the goal this year is to surpass 1,000 participants to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the race.
Join us to cheer on your favorite competitor and celebrate at the post-race party.