Annual Dash for Diabetes Registration Now Online
Coplin Health Systems (CHS) Diabetes Initiative is once again teaming up with the City of Ravenswood to host the fifth annual Dash for Diabetes 5k Walk/Run event. This year’s race will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 12th, 2021 at the Ravenswood Riverfront Park. Registration will begin at 8 a.m.
This year’s event is sponsored by Star Plastics, Constellium, Metrobenefits, Jaybrook Insurance, Employee Benefits Services, Jerod Alltop, LMC and Associates, Barton Investigations, Mid Ohio Valley Rural Health Alliance, First Federal Savings & Loan of Ravenswood, WVU Hospitals – Jackson General Hospital, and ProForma Marketing.
For the past four years, this annual race pushes for diabetes awareness by encouraging participants and onlookers to practice healthy eating and routine exercise. Throughout the year, CHS hosts several other community events and programs to shed light on the diabetes epidemic and diabetes prevention.
Each year, CHS urges Jackson County and the surrounding area to support this annual event to promote health and wellness throughout the region.
Proceeds from the race will go to CHS Diabetes Initiative and Ravenswood Recreation Youth Program to continue the encouragement of healthy lifestyles within the community.
Unlike previous years, registration will be online only at coplinhealth.zwinggi.co/5k. To guarantee your race t-shirt, you have until May 21st to pre-register. Fees for pre-registration are $20 for participants 18 years and older and $10 for 17 years and younger. After May 21st fees for participants 18 years and older will be $25 and $15 for 17 years and younger, shirts will be limited. The registration deadline is June 10th. There will be no race day registration this year.
For information on sponsoring this event or registration, visit coplinhealth.zwinggi.co/5k.
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