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5K run helps OU-HCOM Community Clinic
Sigma Sigma Phi presents the 2012 Medicine Run/Walk and Kids’ Obstacle Course

By Charlie Martinez

(Athens, OH – 3.1.12) The 32nd annual 5k Medicine Run and Kids’ Obstacle Course will be held on Sunday, April 22, 9 a.m. Runners, walkers, wheelchair racers and children are welcomed to take part in the 3.1 mile race,

The course winds its way along the Hock-Hocking Adena Bikeway, Ohio University streets, and walkways on the university’s South and West Greens – a route that provides a flat terrain for all participants.

Prizes will be given to age group winners. Children are also encouraged to participate in the Kids’ Obstacle Course that will start the same day at 9:15 a.m. outside Grosvenor Hall.

The event is co-sponsored by the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) and the Lambda Chapter of the Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society, a community service-based student group whose mission is to promote continued betterment of the college, advancement of a higher scholastic standing, and perpetuation and advancement of osteopathic medicine.

Proceeds raised from this event benefit the OU-HCOM Heritage Community Clinic.

Early registrants will receive a free T-shirt. T-shirts will be sold separately for those who register after March 26. Cost to enter is $20 for adults, $10 for adults over the age of 55, and $5 for children under the age of 12.

To register early, please visit MedRun Registration and fill out the registration form before Monday, March 26. Registration also will be accepted up to and on the day of the event beginning at 8 a.m. at Grosvenor Hall. Make checks payable to OU-HCOM Medicine Run. 

Applications and fees can also be mailed to:

OU-HCOM Medicine Run
014 Grosvenor Hall
Athens, OH 45701

For more information please visit the Medicine Run website.

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