GCRC half-marathon targeting obesity

3/17/2014

Garden City Recreation Commission will have its 4th Annual "Outrun Childhood Obesity" half-marathon, 10k, 5k and two-mile run/walk on April 5.

Garden City Recreation Commission will have its 4th Annual "Outrun Childhood Obesity" half-marathon, 10k, 5k and two-mile run/walk on April 5.

The course will begin at the Charles Peebles Complex at 518 S. Ninth St. All participants registered prior to Wednesday will receive a long-sleeve pullover.

All proceeds from the event go toward the Youth Fit Camp, where participants spend seven weeks with certified fitness professionals learning about the importance of being physically active and proper nutrition.

For more information and fees, call 276-1200. Registration and information also is available at http://www.active.com/garden-city-ks/running/distance-running-races/outrun-childhood-obesity-1-2-marathon-10k-5k-2-mile-2014.

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