Green Bay, Wis. – Aurora BayCare Spooky Sprint 5k and 1-mile walk / run will take place Saturday, October 26 at Aurora BayCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center.
“Aurora BayCare opened this event to the public last year because the health of our community is always a priority,” said Dan Meyer, Aurora BayCare Medical Center President. “The Spooky Sprint is an event the whole family can enjoy together while being active and, if you choose, getting more use out of your Halloween costume.”
The 5k and 1-mile run / walk will take place on Saturday, October 26 at Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center, 1160 Kepler Drive, Green Bay. The 5k and 1-mile will begin at 9:00 a.m.
This year’s event will feature a 1-mile Trick or Treat Trail. The 1-mile route will have tricks, treats, activities and more. Participants are encouraged to dress in costume!
Registration for the event is $18 per adult and $12 per child if registered before October 11 and $20 per adult and $15 per child after October 11. All registered participants will receive a t-shirt, refreshments, and the opportunity to win the costume contest in four different categories, youth, adult, family and team.
All proceeds from the Spooky Sprint will support Greater Green Bay YMCA programs.
Runners and walkers are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for a food drive to benefit Ben's Wish, a local nonprofit organization working to fight hunger in Brown County. Suggested items include canned fruits, vegetables, and proteins such as canned chicken, beef, or tuna.
For more information, call Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine at 920-288-5400. To register, visit www.aurorabaycare.com/spookysprint.
Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a 167-bed, full-service tertiary care hospital located at 2845 Greenbrier Road on Green Bay’s east side. It opened in September 2001 as a joint venture of Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic. Aurora BayCare is committed to creating a better way to provide high quality tertiary healthcare, the latest in medical technology and superior service.
Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
BayCare Clinic is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is comprised of over 100 specialty physicians with expertise in more than 20 specialties. BayCare Clinic physicians have served patients in Green Bay and the surrounding region for more than 30 years.
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