Registration Now Open for Super Hero 5K Fun Run & Walk

Posted: 7/24/2017

Event to Include 1-Mile Kids’ Race & Family Health Fair

5k_flyer_ajp_071017.jpgBrookings Health System and Brookings Hy-Vee will host the third annual Super Hero 5K Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, Sept. 9. The race will start and end at the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex (S-JAC) on the SDSU campus.

The event will include a kids’ 1-mile race at 8:30 a.m. with the main race starting at 9 a.m. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite super hero; prizes will be given for the best costumes. Participants who register by Aug. 26 will receive a race t-shirt; participating children will receive a race medal, courtesy of race sponsor First Bank and Trust.

In addition to the races, the event will include a family-oriented health fair with informational booths on wellness activities, safety, and nutrition. Fun activities and games for all ages will also be available.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Kelly McGeough Foundation which helps families in Brookings County who have been stricken with catastrophic medical expenses for a child under age 18.

Cost is $15 for adults and $7 for the kids’ 1-mile run. Race packets may be picked up 45 minutes before the kids’ 1-mile start; registration closes at 8 a.m. the day of the race. Participants may register online at www.brookingshealth.org/SuperHero.

For more information or to sign-up for a free health fair booth, please contact Cody Williams at (605) 696-8018.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes the 49-bed Brookings Hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock 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.