Dignity Health Run Series expands to seven Valley events

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The Dignity Health Run Series is adding several new events to the 2015-16 season, giving runners and walkers of all ages more opportunities to stay in shape while supporting important programs and services at Dignity Health hospitals throughout the Valley.

Whether participating in one or all seven events, racers earn points toward prizes while having good, healthy fun in their communities.

Events include runs and walks, as well as special events for kids, seniors and even dogs, according to a press release. Entertainment, refreshments and other activities are to be included, stated the release.

Each race includes a custom finisher’s medal, T-shirt, awards for the top-three finishers in each age group, pre- and post-race runner’s brunch (bagels, fruit, water, etc.), and real-time results and photos on the StartLine Racing Website. The course is of each race is marked by a professional race management team to maximize the racing experience, stated the release.

2015-2016 Dignity Health Run Series includes:

  • Run Fore Cancer—8K and 4K; Sunday, Sept. 7, at Silverado Golf Club in Scottsdale
  • Disco Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk—Run, walk and kids dash; Sunday, Oct. 25, at St. Joseph’s Westgate in Glendale
  • Making a Joint Effort 5K—Run, walk and kids dash; Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at Kiwanis Park in Tempe
  • Strides 4 Spines 10K and 5K—Run, walk and kids dash; Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at Arizona Falls in Phoenix
  • Run the Distance/Walk the Fight for Parkinson’s 5K—Run and walk; Saturday, Feb.  6, 2016 at Tempe Town Lake in Tempe
  • Laura’s Run, 1.5K Walk, and Doggie Trot—Saturday, April 9, 2015, at Scottsdale Sports Complex in Scottsdale
  • Family 5K—5K, 1-mile walk and kids dash, Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Freestone Park in Gilbert

For individual event details, or to register, visit: SupportStJosephs.org/dignityhealthrunseries.

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