DO Dash 2009

Get healthy, advance cardiovascular health in our community and support the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine — all before 9 am on a Saturday. Just run or walk the DO Dash on Oct. 24. Registration for the 8th annual 5k and 1k fun runs is open, and the public is invited to participate this year.

The race starts at 8 a.m. at the corner of Clifton and 7th Streets. The event includes a health fair and fall carnival, silent auction and awards for the race winners, in addition to a pre-race dinner on Friday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Atrium of the EAD Building on campus.

Beneficiary
This year’s event, organized by the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine class of 2012, benefits the UNT Health Science Center’s Cardiovascular Research Institute (CRI). Founded in 1995, CRI promotes research, education, clinical practice and community outreach programs to prevent, diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease.

Registration
Register online at www.do-dash.org, or click here for a printable registration form to avoid the online registration fee. Registration fee is $18 in advance or $25 on race day.

DO Dash highlights

* U.S.A. Track-and-Field-certified course through Fort Worth’s Monticello neighborhood
* Health Fair on the day of the race at UNTHSC’s Alumni Plaza featuring blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index checks, and much more
* Fall carnival for kids
* Free osteopathic manipulative treatment after the race to ease muscle cramps and improve blood flow
* Commemorative T-shirt with registration
* Cash prizes for male and female winners in overall and masters categories
* Awards for top three male and female finishers by age groups
* Silent auction on the day of the race to support the Cardiovascular Research Institute

 

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