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Gwinnett Medical Center Obesity Awareness 5K Walk/Run
Sat, Mar 29, 2014
About This Activity
Raising Obesity Awareness. Changing Lives. More than 93 million Americans are affected by the disease of obesity. Here in Georgia, our obesity rate is 17th in the country. More than 65% of our residents battle this disease. The Center for Surgical Weight Management at Gwinnett Medical Center–Duluth is doing everything we can to bring attention to this lethal disease. Now, we need your help. Help us raise awareness about obesity by joining us for our FIRST 5K walk/run. Whether you’re walking or running for yourself or someone else, you’ll help Gwinnett Medical Center educate others about the importance of weight loss. All proceeds from this fun 5K will go to the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation to help in our fight against obesity.
This event is to help introduce 5K's to beginner's and we'll have a special "Beginner" award category and prizes. A Beginner is anyone has run 0, 1 or 2 5K's. When you register you wil be asked about your status and if you choose "yes" as a beginner than we'll enter you into this division!
Children come see Gwinnett Braves’ Chopper and have your picture made before the walk! Chopper will be available from 8:30-9:30 on the day of the event. Have a blast on the playgrond. Get your t-shirt and goody bags, filled with fun surprises for kids of all ages.
Event schedule and times
Individual 5K: $30 1 mile children’s walk (ages 5-12 only): $15 Group rate (5 or more participants): $25 each Race day registration: $35 (does not guarantee promotional items)
Race packet pick-up Thursday, March 27, 2014 The Center for Surgical Weight Management at Gwinnett Medical Center–Duluth
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30096 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Day of race schedule Saturday, March 29, 2014 8 a.m. Packet pickup/Race day registration 8:30 a.m. 5K walk/run begins 9:30 a.m. 1 mile walk/run begins 10 a.m. Awards/Announcements