Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 Arlington 5K Run/Walk to be Held July 27

Posted: 7/19/2013

Proceeds to Raise Money for Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 Childhood Obesity Prevention Program

Let's Go! 5-2-1-0 program logoThe Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 Arlington 5K run/walk will be held on Saturday, July 27 during Arlington Days.

People may run or walk the 5K route individually or sign up a three-person relay team.

Registration will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. at Arlington Veteran’s Memorial Pond with the race starting at 9 a.m. Food and prizes will be available. Entry fees for individual participants are $10; entry fees for relay teams are $15.

Proceeds from the event will help fund Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0, a childhood obesity prevention program launched in the Arlington community this spring. Let’s Go! helps kids and families eat healthy and be active. It is a nationally recognized program designed to increase healthy eating and active living in children from birth to 18.

The 5K is sponsored by Arlington Medical Center and Brookings Health System. For more information or to pre-register for the event, contact Arlington Medical Center at (605) 983-3283.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, and Brookhaven Estates apartments. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock medical-nursing care for patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.