Emory to offer free health screenings and exercise at annual 5K Scrub Run in Johns Creek

Woodruff Health Sciences Center | May 3, 2017

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Alysia Satchel
Senior Manager, Media Relations
678-474-8018
alysia.satchel@emoryhealthcare.org

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Emory Johns Creek Hospital will offer free health screenings and plenty of exercise at its annual 5K Scrub Run and Community Health Festival on Saturday, May 20.

Free health screenings will be available including: cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, bone density, and body mass index (BMI) calculations starting at 8 a.m. Physicians will offer casual consultations to attendees.

The run and walk will kick off at 8 a.m. followed by the Fun Run at 9 a.m. for children ages 10 and under.

An Emory Healthcare surgeon who focuses on robotic surgery, along with supporting medical staff, will give the public an up-close look at the hospital’s da Vinci® Surgical System, demonstrating how robotic surgery works.

An awards ceremony and raffle will take place after race participants finish the course. This family-friendly event will also include face painting for children, a bouncy house, free food, music and access to dozens of community vendors.

WHO: 

Emory Johns Creek Hospital and surrounding communities

WHAT:

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

WHEN:

Saturday, May 20, 2017

TIME:

Race registration starts: 6:30 a.m.
5K run/walk starts: 8 a.m.
Fun Run (ages 10 and under) starts: 9 a.m.
Health Festival 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 from the event will benefit the Chattahoochee High School Cross Country Team and the Emory Johns Creek Hospital Foundation.