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Mercy's 6th annual 5K Stroke Awareness Run is being held on Saturday, May 6th at Mercy Medical Center. This fun run is held to educate participants on the signs and symptoms of a stroke. All the money raised goes straight into our Primary Care Stroke Program. This year’s 5k event will be chipped timed, which means you can have your race results emailed or texted to you when you cross the finish line. The end of the race brings you right to our Family Festival where there will be free health screenings, as well as many family friendly activities.
For the past three years we have challenged community groups, businesses, and friends to create teams to participate in the race. We would like to extend that challenge again this year by asking you to form a team of 5 or more participants. We encourage you to be creative with your team name and outfits for race day. Awards will be given for the team with the most members, the team with the best race day costume, and the team with the best selfie!
Schedule of Events
April 21 – Last day for early registration, $25 registration fee, and dri-fit t-shirt
April 22- May 6 – Late registration, $30 registration fee, no shirt guarantee
May 4-5 – Packet pick up from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. In the tented area across from the hospital. (packets can also be picked up on race day before 7:45 a.m.)
May 6 – Day of registration from 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
- Race line up at 7:45 a.m. Between the hospital and Cruickshank Middle School on Dominican Way
- Race Start at 8:00 a.m.
- Medal Ceremony at 9:30 a.m
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Additional race information can be found at http://www.dignityhealth.org/mercymedical-merced/classes-and-events/5k-stroke-awareness-run.