Junaia P. Carter, M.D. 5K Race
Date(s) & Time(s)::
April 27, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Location: Washington Park, Springfield
The Junaia P. Carter M.D. 5K Race, organized by medical students at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Washington Park in Springfield.Return to event list.
Now in its 19th year, the race is dedicated to Dr. Junaia P. Carter, a member of the Class of 2010, who died in November 2010, after a battle with breast cancer. The race is a fundraiser sponsored by SIU’s student chapter of the American Medical Association.
Advance registration is requested. Registration forms are available from the Springfield Running Club. Entry forms also are available from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. the day of the race at the Washington Park shelter just west of the tennis courts, off of South Grand Avenue.
The fee is $18 or $16 for online registration. Springfield Road Runners Club and Illinois Medical Society members will receive a $2 discount. Checks should be made payable to SIU School of Medicine and sent to Office of Student Affairs, SIU School of Medicine, P.O. Box 19624, Springfield, IL 62794-9624.
All race proceeds this year will be donated to M.E.R.C.Y. Communities in Springfield, which provides homeless and at-risk families with transitional living and comprehensive support services. The previous 18 SIU races have raised more than $60,450 donated to local charities.
For registration and information, contact Jan Meyers at SIU’s Office of Student Affairs, call 217-545-2860 weekdays or e-mail email@example.com. Register online at www.getmeregistered.com/ama5k.
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