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Move for the "Health" of It! I'M WORTH IT!
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
About This Activity
This is the first annual Move for the "Health" of it! I'm worth it! 5K run and 1-mile fun walk. It takes place along the scenic Tennessee Riverpark . The proceeds will go to the Southeast Tennessee Health Consortium.
Event schedule and times
5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk Saturday, July 26, 2014 8:00 am
Proceeds: Benefit the Southeast Tennessee Health Foundation
Pre-registration and Packet Pick-up: Friday, July 25, 2014,Tennessee Riverpark Hubert Fry Center,Amnicola Highway, Chattanooga, TN 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Race day Registration and packet pick-up begins at 6:30 am
Race begins at 8:00 a.m. for both 5k runners and walkers. Walkers will need to be behind the runners.
Awards and door prizes begins at 9:30 a.m.
Awards for top overall male and female only
TEAM INFORMATION: Teams (10 or more) can participate in the 1-mile fun walk for $15 per person in their team.
Team captains: Please fill out race form for each participant and together with your race application on top and mail to SETHC Foundation, P.O. Box 24271, Chattanooga, TN 37422. (Team registration available is Mail-In only)
SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE HEALTH CONSORTIUM (SETHC) FOUNDATION
The Southeast Tennessee Health Consortium (SETHC) serves as the 501C-3 for community events focusing on health/wellness, youth leadership development/education and other events to improve the quality of life for all residents of the communities and act as a catalyst for community development for the Chattanooga neighborhoods.
Major FREE community events under the SETHC umbrella includes:
Annual Hamilton County Minority Health Fair
Annual Boys Leadership Summit
Annual Power to End Stroke Educational Symposium (in partnership with Erlanger and American Heart Association)
Move for the “Health” of it! 5K Run/Walk – set for July 26, 2014
HAMILTON COUNTYMINORITY HEALTH FAIR
In 2002, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. partnered together in conjunction with the 28th Community Develop Corporation to focus on men’s health issues by providing a free health fair – Hamilton County Minority Health Fair. The primary focus was geared toward prostate exams, blood pressure and other educational services for men. In 2004, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. joined this partnership and added a focus on women’s and children’s health.
The goals of the MHF are:
Educate attendees about preventative measures for other disease states that impact the minorities at alarming rates.
Allow participants earlier entry into the health care arena and possibly decrease major health care disparities.
Educate and Empower all attendees to close the health gap
In 2013, the 11th Annual Minority Health Fair attendance exceeded 3,000 and over 125 vendors provided FREE educational and screenings health services. We estimate that over 15,000 of people have received FREE health serves at the MHF since inception.
Donna’s D.I.V.A.s mission is to increase individuals’ self -worth physically, spiritually, emotionally and mentally through motivation, encouragement, and empowerment while glorifying the love of GOD!
The purpose of Donna’s D.I.V.A.s is to transform individuals’ minds, body, and souls. We are able to offer educational workshops, motivational speaking programs, community events, and physical fitness activities. Our goal is to inspire people to live.