Published on August 13, 2015

Genesis Fall Foot Race Will Benefit Children’s Health Projects

 

The third annual Fall Foot Race to benefit children’s health projects of the Genesis Health Services Foundation will be run Saturday, Sept. 12 at Prairie Heights Park in Davenport.

The one-mile fun run/walk starts and 8:30 a.m. and the 5K will start at 9:00 a.m.  Prairie Heights Park is located off 53rd Street and Eastern Ave. in Davenport.

The event is coordinated by Genesis Health Promotion Department, Genesis Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine and is co-sponsored by  Tri-City Electric of Iowa and Kimberly/Courtesy Car Centers.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Camp Genesis, a free camp experience for children who have someone in their family fighting cancer; Flu-Free Quad Cities, free seasonal flu vaccinations for elementary school students throughout the region; and, the needs of the Genesis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

There will be trophies for the top three male and female finishers. Medals will be awarded to age group winners. Long sleeve t-shirts will be available to everyone registered on or before August 28.

Registration is available at www.genesishealth.com. Race day registration
will also be available.  Cost is $20 for adults entered by Aug. 28 and $15 for children. Families can register for $50 by Aug. 28. For questions, call (563) 421-3871.

Packet pickup is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 11 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. at Genesis Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, Eastern Ave and 53rd Street, Davenport.

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