The Richmond Register

June 20, 2013

5th annual Get Healthy Berea event is Saturday


Special to the Register

BEREA — Saint Joseph Berea hospital will host its 5th annual Get Healthy Berea event Saturday.

Registration for for the 8K run and 1-mile fun walk begins at 7 a.m. The run starts at 8 a.m., and the walk begins at 9:30 a.m.

The health fair is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. and will feature free health screenings, demonstrations, music and activities for the entire family.

A fire truck, police car and police K-9 will be on site and a medical transport helicopter is scheduled to land at 10 a.m. Children will have the opportunity to climb aboard the helicopter between 10-11 a.m.

The 8K run is the first event of the Berea Championship Series (for details, visit www.runberea.com). The fastest overall male and female and first- and second-place in each age group will receive awards.

Proceeds from the event will help purchase digital mammography equipment which provides better imaging to assist in breast cancer detection.

For details, call Chris Schill at 986-6498.