Story Medical Hosts 20th Annual Beat the Street

Story County Medical Center will host its 20th annual Beat the Street 5K Run/2 Mile Walk on Saturday, May 1, 2010. Both events will begin at 8:00 am at Story County Medical Center’s South Campus, 640 S. 19th Street. Race day registration and check in are from 7:00 am – 7:45 am. A non-competitive kids’ fun run will be held in conjunction with the run/walk.

Register by calling the race director at 515-382-7115 or download a registration form. The entry fee is $20.00 or $22.00 if registering after April 26th or on the day of the race. The kids fun run fee is $8 or $10 after April 26th. All participants in the run/walk will receive a free race t-shirt along with post run/walk beverages, food, and free massages. Professionals from 21st Century Rehab, PC, will be on hand to answer sports injury questions also.

Prizes and awards will be given to the top finishers of Beat the Street 5K Run. Overall male and female finishers of the run will receive $50 gift certificates to Fitness Sports in Des Moines. The 1st place finishers in each of the age divisions will also receive a handmade, one-of-a-kind award designed especially for Beat the Street by Nevada High School’s art students. Medals will be awarded to the 2nd and 3rd place finishers. Ribbons are given to all walk finishers, and the business with the most registered individuals will receive the corporate trophy award.

The race is sponsored by 21st Century Rehab, PC; Jonathan & Kathleen Wendel; Skinner & Associates; Stephenson Dental; Central Iowa Building Systems; Hertz Farm Management; Midwest Insurance; When Farm PC Vet Service; Anderson Erickson; Crystal Clear Water Company; Daniel R. Hobt, DDS – Family Dentistry; First Federal Iowa; Nevada Veterinary Clinic and Weir’s Insurance.

For more information, please contact Nancy Willert, Story Medical Race Director, at 515-382-7115. If you’d like to volunteer at the race, please contact Steve Van Dam at 515-382-7116.

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