Registration open for annual CoxHealth Medical Mile and 5K Run/Walk
For immediate release
May 10, 2012
Registration is now open for the 21st annual CoxHealth Medical Mile and 5K Run/Walk, presented by Verizon Wireless. The event will be held beginning at 7 a.m., Saturday, June 2, rain or shine.
All proceeds from the race benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of CoxHealth CARE Mobile, pediatric clinic on wheels offering basic health services to children from birth through age 18.
Participants can choose to compete in the Medical Mile or 5K Run/Walk, walk for fun in the Mile Madness event, or take part in all three events. The morning’s activities will also include:
- an awards ceremony with KY3’s Ned Reynolds at 8:30 a.m.
- refreshments for participants courtesy of Subway beginning at 6:30 a.m.
- CARE Mobile Tours
- inflatables, interactive booths and games
- Pet Therapy of the Ozarks
- Louie, the Springfield Cardinals mascot.
Pre-registration is available now at any CoxHealth Fitness Centers location or you can register online at www.coxhealth.com/medmile. Participants can pick up their packets in Conference Room A at The Meyer Center, 3545 S. National, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Friday, June 1.
New this year, become a Miracle Maker by raising $100 or more for the CMN Hospitals CARE Mobile and receive a ticket to a Springfield Cardinals home game, plus a chance to win an iPad.
Pre-registration fees begin at $8 for children 14 and younger, $15 for adults and $40 for families for the Medical Mile; $10 for children 14 and younger, $20 for adults and $50 for families for the 5K. Please see www.coxhealth.com/medmile or call 269-3282 for more information on race day registration, entry fees and more.
CoxHealth Corporate Communications
Phone: 417-269-4113 | Fax: 417-269-5750
After business hours: 417-269-3211