FLINT —The 23rd Healing Hands 5K Run/Walk, to support the Genesee County Free Medical Clinic, will be held May 12 at 10:30 a.m. at 1401 E. Court St.
The (GCFMC) is a volunteer organization that serves the medical need of the uninsured working persons who are at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. The clinic was established in 1991 by Dr. Nagaraju and is located at 2437 Welch Blvd. in Flint.
The clinic operates Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday when doctors, nurses, pharmacist and clerical staff perform duties on a volunteer basis and see about 40 patients a day.
This is a Run/Walk Road Race: The race will be held at Mott Community College Event Center, 1401 E. Court St. Flint. Parking available at the college. The run starts at 9 a.m., walk starts at 9:01 a.m. Packet pick up and late registration on race day 8-8:45 a.m.
Awards go to Overall and Masters, male and female and Top 3 (three) finishers in each age group (in each race). Race scored using B-Tag System & posted race day and online at www.gaultracemanagement.com.
There will be post-race refreshments, BP, balance screening, BMI available to racers. Awards Ceremony MC: TBA. There will also be door prizes, but must be there to win.
Brochures will be available in Flint at: Bauman’s Running Center on Hill Rd, The Complete Runner on Dort Highway, and Dale’s Health Foods on Miller Road.
Cost: Late Registration (after May 8): $15 without T-shirt or $20 includes T-shirt. — G.G.