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Mercy's 8th annual 5K Stroke Awareness Run is being held on Saturday, May 4th 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 chip-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 five 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, and we encourage you to be creative with your team name for race day. Awards will be given for the team with the most members, the team with the best costume, and the team with the best selfie!
Schedule of Events
April 19 – Last day for early registration, $25 registration fee*, and dri-fit t-shirt in your size
April 20 - May 4 – Late registration, $30 registration fee, dri-fit t-shirt not guaranteed
May 2-3 – 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 4 – 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
*In accordance with IRS regulations, any goods or services received in exchange for this contribution will be deducted from the amount received and the total tax-deductible amount will be listed as the “Receipt Amount” on the acknowledgment letter sent to you by the Foundation.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Additional race information can be found at https://www.supportmercymerced.org/news--events/5k-stroke-awareness-run.