now for 2nd annual Moving Forward 5K
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[September 01, 2012]
Registration is open for
the second annual Moving Forward 5K Run/Walk, scheduled for Oct. 13 at
Edward R. Madigan State Park. At 9 a.m., rain or shine, walkers and runners
of all fitness levels will take off on a route that meanders through
grassland and woodland. All are encouraged to join friends and family and
enjoy the fall scenery while being active.
The event is brought to the community
by the Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation and Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital's Sportscare.
Runners and walkers can register
For those who register before Sept.
15, there is a discounted registration of $20, which includes a
men's or women's dry-fit race shirt. After Sept. 15, the
registration fee will increase to $25. Shirts are not guaranteed for
"Our mission is to improve the
health of the people and communities we serve, and what better way
than through exercise," said Todd Mourning, physical therapist and
manager of rehab services at ALMH. "I hope that this event
encourages people of all fitness levels to get moving forward
towards good health."
The event's lead sponsor is
Gehlbach Law, PC. Other sponsors are Blue Dog Inn, Clinical
Radiologists, Eaton Corp., Nikles Chevrolet, Nobbe Eye Care, Linda
Barrick at Brady Realtors and Tracy Olson Insurance Agency.
The Abraham Lincoln Healthcare
Foundation will use proceeds from the Moving Forward 5K Run/Walk to
support community wellness programs.
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Sportscare at ALMH is a full-service
athletic training program for young athletes and active adults.
Services include performance enhancement, injury prevention,
concussion management, training zone programs, high-tech knee and
shoulder treatment, and more.
For more information about the
Moving Forward 5K event, call the rehabilitation department at ALMH