UF APSA and Streetlight at UF Health 5K Run/Walk

Event Date

Sat, Oct 12, 2019

Address

Gainesville, FL

About This Activity

Join the University of Florida American Physician Scientists Association (APSA) and Streetlight at UF Health as we host our second annual 5K Run/Walk!

All profits made from the race will benefit UF Streetlight at Shands in using the funds for direct patient support for those living with chronic illnesses, including autoimmune diseases, to further their comfort and quality of life in the hospital.

Race registration will be $18. Prices will increase AFTER September 30th, 11:59PM! The event will begin at 7:00 AM, and the race will start at 8:30 AM. There will be FREE FOOD AND DRINKS for all of our participants! There will also be PRIZES given to the top 3 in male and female.

**FIRST 100 SIGN-UPS WILL BE GUARANTEED A FREE SHIRT IF YOU SIGN UP BEFORE OCTOBER 1**

For more information and updates check out our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/646358572408197/.

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WHAT IS AMERICAN PHYSICIAN SCIENTISTS ASSOCIATION (APSA)?

UF APSA is an association of research oriented future health professionals committed to both medical service and academics. A few of the opportunities we offer for our members are national APSA membership, clinical volunteering, research opportunities, and mentorship from experienced pre-health students (MD, MD/PhD, PT, PA, etc.) and successful undergraduates. UF APSA is a community of scholars and future research savvy clinicians. If you are looking for a serious academic organization committed to developing its members, this is it. For more information about our organization, visit our website (https://www.ufapsa.org/index.php) and check out our Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/UFAPSA/).

WHAT IS STREETLIGHT?

Streetlight is an adolescent and young adult support program at UF Health for people aged 13-25 living with cancer, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell, and other chronic and life-limiting illnesses. The Streetlight team is made up of 60+ college-aged volunteers that focus on building friendships through peer companionship. Dealing with a serious medical condition is a difficult journey, but you don’t need to go it alone. You can find more information about Streetlight here: https://streetlight.ufhealth.org/

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