Registration is open for Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron’s 7th Annual Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. The community event includes a 10K and 5K (walk and run) starting at 8:00 a.m., and a 1-mile run starting at 7:30 a.m. at the practice location, 940 River Centre Drive. To register, visit www.oaph.com/fun-run.
This year’s event has been recognized by the Governor’s Council and added to 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.”
Individuals of all fitness levels, from marathoners to casual runners, are encouraged to participate. The race will include awards for each age category and overall winners, prizes for the top three male and female finishers and a raffle drawing for an Apple iPad mini. Additionally, each pre-registered runner will receive a Tech-shirt, refreshments and bib timing.
The entry fee is $20. Race packets will be available for pick-up on Friday, Aug. 15, from 6-8 p.m. at the practice office. During this time, Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron will also provide free biomechanical foot assessments and shoe wear recommendations.
For Orthopedic Associates’ Fun Run questions or to register for the event, please call (810) 985-4900 or visit www.oaph.com/fun-run.