West Michigan Latino Health 5k Walk/Run

1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Address

Grand Rapids, MI

Pricing

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West Michigan Hispanic 5K Run/Walk

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

Purpose:
The purpose is to get Hispanic families to begin a healthy lifestyle and to incorporate physical activity such as walking and running to their daily routines.  Physical activity along with proper diet will reduce the weight and thereby reducing the chronic diseases.

Where:
This run/walk starts and finishes at Roosevelt Park with the course taking participants along Grandville Ave and into the surrounding Roosevelt Park neighborhood. The run/walk starts at 9 AM.

Why:
A Health and Wellness promotion with focus on the Hispanic community that has higher instances of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and strokes.  The reason for highest amount of chronic diseases in the Hispanic community has been attributed to poor diets and lack of physical activity.

Group Pricing Available  if you have a team or a group of 15 or more people sign up as a group/team.  Once the 15th person of your group registers all other group members will receive a 20% discount.  Must register as a group or team.

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