Emory Johns Creek Hospital to host annual 5K Scrub Run and Health Festival

By Alysia Satchel | Woodruff Health Sciences Center | March 23, 2016

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Emory Johns Creek Hospital will host its annual 5K Scrub Run and Community Health Festival on Saturday, May 14. The race starts at 8 a.m. and children 10 and under can participate in a 100-yard dash at 9 a.m.

The hospital will offer free health screenings including cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, bone density, and body mass index (BMI) calculations at the health festival starting at 8 a.m. This year, the event will also feature the hospital's da Vinci® Surgical System to show the public how robotic surgery works. Physicians will also be available to meet and greet community members.

Marilyn Margolis, Emory Johns Creek Hospital CEO says she's excited about the 5K Scrub Run and Health Festival, which is open to the Johns Creek community and beyond.

"The health festival provides an opportunity to partner with our community on wellness education, and the race is a friendly and competitive way to promote fitness," says Margolis.  "Participants will learn more about our services and get information on the most current care available right here in Johns Creek."

WHO:

Emory Johns Creek Hospital and surrounding communities

WHAT:

Emory Johns Creek Hospital 5K Scrub Run and Community Health Festival

WHEN:

Saturday, May 14, 2016

TIME:

Race registration starts: 6:30 a.m.
5K run/walk starts: 8 a.m.
100-yard dash (ages 10 and under) starts: 9 a.m.
Health Festival starts: 8 -11 a.m.

WHERE:

Emory Johns Creek Hospital
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA 30097

The health festival will take place in the parking lot outside of Physician's Plaza, entrance C

Register for the race on active.com.

All proceeds will benefit the Chattahoochee High School Cross Country Teams and the Emory Johns Creek Hospital Foundation.

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