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Thank you so much for your interest in the Roots, Rock, Run 5K and the GrassROOTS Community Foundation . Your support is invaluable to us.
Your dedication to your physical health makes you an example for members of our community. Movement improves our health.
This year the R3 5K will be a hybrid activity - you have your choice of the live or in-person starting at 8:30 at Lloyd Hall in Philadelphia (near the Art Museum) or to participate in the virtual race - wherever you are.
On June 4th between 8:30am and 12:00pm, we will collectively run 5K wherever we are.
Some of us will run with the GrassROOTS Team at Lloyd Hall and along Kelly Drive in Philadelphia, others can run outside in the virtual race wherever you are or on a treadmill, however you can do it!
Proceeds from your registration will go toward our efforts to #EndPeriodPoverty.
The top 3 winners will receive a special GrassROOTS tee.
** First place winner will win two tickets to the Roots Picnic.
** Best dressed in red will also win two tickets to the Picnic.
For more about our work to #EndPeriodPoversity see: https://grassrootscommunityfoundation.org/end-period-poverty/
Early Registration is $20.00 until March 31.
Registration is $25.00 April 1 to June 3.
Race-Day Registraion is $30.00
A t-shirt will be sent to the first 50 registrants (virtual or live races).
To support your training for the race, please join GrassROOTS Roots Rock Run 5k on Strava.
Questions: Contact: David Coughlin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 215-917-5025
Hashtags: #rootsrockrun5K #investingirls #endperiodpoverty
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GrassROOTS Community Foundation is a public health and social action organization. We invest in our community members’ collective well-being so that they can use their healthy energy to transform themselves, their families and communities. We fund, support, develop and scale community health and wellness programs for women and girls, particularly those who are impoverished. We also advocate for policies and practices that reduce disparities and foster equity.
Sociologist Dr. Janice Johnson Dias and Grammy-award winning MC Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter of The Roots co-founded GrassROOTS.
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