West Michigan Latino Health 5k Walk/Run

Sat August 24, 2019 Grand Rapids, MI US 49503 Directions
Events
Place
739 Van Raalte SW
Grand Rapids, MI US 49503
Description

Purpose:
The purpose is to get Hispanic families to begin a healthy lifestyle and to incorporate physical activity such as walking and running to their daily routines.  Physical activity along with proper diet will reduce the weight and thereby reducing the chronic diseases.

Where:
This run/walk starts and finishes at Roosevelt Park with the course taking participants along Grandville Ave and into the surrounding Roosevelt Park neighborhood. The run/walk starts at 9:00 am.

Why:
A Health and Wellness promotion with focus on the Hispanic community that has higher instances of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and strokes.  The reason for highest amount of chronic diseases in the Hispanic community has been attributed to poor diets and lack of physical activity.

Race Shirts
Register by August 6 at midnight to guarantee your race shirt. Participants that register on August 7th are not guaranteed a shirt.   Shirts are not guaranteed for racers that are not present for the event.

Packet Pick-up
Spectrum Health Mas Vida 1357 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503    3-8pm  August 23, 2019

Race Day pick-up starting at 7:30am, Roosevelt Park. 739 Van Raalte SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Group Pricing Available  if you have a team or a group of 15 or more people sign up as a group/team.  Once the 15th person of your group registers all other group members will receive a 20% discount.  Must register as a group or team.

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