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RunSTRONG 5K 2019 Official Press Release

RunSTRONG 5K 2019 Official Press Release


GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN, June 12, 2019 — Generation Care, a local rehabilitation and wellness center, hosts their third annual RunSTRONG 5k.

On Friday, July 12, 2019, Generation Care will be holding their third annual RunSTRONG® 5k event at 16760 Lincoln St.— their Grand Haven clinic location. The event will include a Tot Trot for younger children and a 5k option for all other participants, on a USATF certified course. All ages, walkers, and strollers are welcome. Age group awards and monetary prizes will be awarded to the overall top three female and top three male participants. The Tot Trot will begin at 6:45 PM and the run will begin at 7 PM. A post-race party will follow the run.

All proceeds from this year’s race will benefit North Ottawa Community Hospital’s Pediatric Rehabilitation Program. The program offers physical, occupational and speech therapy for children. The price per participant is currently $28 but will increase to $33 on June 28, 2019

“Last year’s event was a huge success,” shares Race Director, Lauren L’Huillier. “We had over 200 runners last year with proceeds benefitting the non-profit, MyTEAM TRIUMPH.” L’Huillier is a physical therapist with Generation Care and is also the leader of the RunSTRONG classes held at Generation Care’s clinics. RunSTRONG is a strength and conditioning program designed specifically for runners to decrease injury risk and improve performance.

Some of the RunSTRONG® 5k 2019 sponsors include North Ottawa Community Health System, Steven and Lanette Harden, Redrock Information Security, Valiant Wealth Management, Eagle Alloy Inc., Hecksel Bros. Well Drilling and Aggressive Tool and Die. There is still space for businesses wanting to sponsor or donate to the event. A downloadable sponsor packet is available at www.runstrong5k.com. Those interested in running or walking in the race can also register for the RunSTRONG® 5k online at www.runstrong5k.com.

ABOUT GENERATION CARE™: An Ivy Rehab Network partner, Generation Care is a rehabilitation and wellness organization dedicated to all ages and conditions. Founded in 1999, the organization now has three different locations throughout West Michigan. Generation Care provides health care services individualized to each unique patient— the way it should be. With therapists that specialize in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Therapy, Speech & Language Pathology and Sports & Athletic Performance Enhancement, their staff is fully equipped to handle even the most complex cases.

Visit www.GenerationCare.org for more information.