PNWU Run For Your Life 5K
Fun Run and Health Fair
Osteopathic medical students of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are hosting the 3rd annual PNWU Run For Your Life, a 5k fun run and health fair to promote physical fitness and health in the Yakima Valley Community.
WHAT ARE WE RAISING MONEY FOR?
100% of the proceeds from this event will benefit Yakima's Children's Village. For more information about Children's Village, check out their website: yakimachildrensvillage.org
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COURSE AND TIMING
The 5K course will start and end at the intersection of South 2nd Street and East Yakima Avenue. There will be a timing clock at the finish line, but we will not be providing individual timing equipment. The course will be open long enough to allow all participants, both walkers and runners, to complete the event in a comfortable amount of time. NOTE: Course subject to change, please check back at this website for the most up-to-date information.
Click on the map below for a detailed outline of the course:
To register online for the 5K fun run, visit raceit.com
Registration will also be available on the day of the event.
Registration for the 5K run will also enter you in a raffle for prizes, to be given out at the end of the run.
PICK UP BIB AND RACE PACKET
Bibs, race packets, and tee-shirts will be available for participants at the registration booth starting at 7:30am. Booth located in parking lot between East Yakima Avenue and East Chestnut Avenue on South 2nd Street.
WATER AND FIRST AID
There will be a water and first aid station located near the end of the run. Water will be available at two locations during the race, the first will be approximately one mile away from the start line, the second is sponsored by Red Lion Hotel and will be located in front of their business. Subject to change.
What does it take to burn the calories in an oreo cookie? What are some different ways to stay in shape? What is osteopathic medicine? The answers to all these questions and more at the health fair! The health fair will feature booths sponsored by PNWU clubs with medical students educating on topics ranging from physical fitness and health, to preventative and osteopathic medicine. Also visit booths sponsored by local businesses. Please attend the health fair (8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.) in Casa Vittore, located adjacent to the starting line at 212 East Yakima Avenue.
POST RACE AWARDS AND AFTER PARTY
After completing the Fun Run or Walk, please stay for a downtown health fair, live entertainment, food and fun! All race participants are automatically enrolled in a raffle and prizes will be distributed after the race. Participants must be present to claim prize.
Awards and prizes for the following categories:
Best Costume (male and female)
Most Runners from an Organization
10 - 18 years old
9 and under
Please utilize the public parking lots downtown. Parking will be on a first-come, first-serve basis and car-pooling is highly encouraged.
Thank you to all the 2013 Event Sponsors:
GOLD SPONSORS: 92.9 The Bull, Northwest Osteopathic Foundation, Pacific Northwest University Student Government Association, Casa Vittore, Coca-Cola, Image Point Mobile Medical Services.
BLUE SPONSORS: Holiday Inn, Road ID, Washington Fruit, Walmart, Central Washington Family Medicine.
GREEN SPONSORS: Eagle Signs
SPECIAL THANK YOU: The City of Yakima for support and general awesomeness.
Also learn more about Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences at www.pnwu.edu