433 turn out for Orthopedic Associates’ 7th Annual Fun Run

On Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, 433 people participated in Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron’s 7th Annual Fun Run. The community event, which included a 10K and 5K (walk and run) and 1-mile run, awarded runners in all age categories as well as overall winners and the top three male and female finishers.

Thaddeus Rogalla placed first overall in the 5K race, and Brendan Macias placed first overall in the 10K race. 

This year’s event was recognized by the Governor’s Council and added to the Pure Michigan FITness Series endorsement program. This program endorses local, regional and state events to acknowledge an organization’s ability to plan and carry out a quality event that significantly contributes to the health and well-being of Michigan residents.

“We are always proud of the enthusiastic support we receive from our community for our annual Fun Run,” says Dr. Rajesh B. Makim, sports medicine doctor at Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron. “It is an honor to receive recognition from the Governor’s Council as well.”

For more information about Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron, please call (810) 985-4900.

Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron is St. Clair County’s largest orthopedic practice, with nine specialists trained and skilled in treating the bones, joints and muscles within several areas of the body. The doctors’ areas of expertise include spine, shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist, hip, knee, foot and ankle, sports medicine, joint reconstruction, nonoperative care and pain management. Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron proudly provides sports medicine coverage for several area athletes and teams. For more information on the practice and its doctors, visit www.oaph.com.