Free DPK admission with Run for Ribbons 5K bib

Early entry ends Tuesday, April 14

* Register online
* Jan. 20: New cause, modified course for DPK 5K
* March 24: Run for the Ribbons 5K set for April 18
* 2015 list of Richmond County running events

ROCKINGHAM — Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham wants to say “thank you” to the participants of the Run for the Ribbons 5K by offering all registered participants free admission to Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham on Saturday, April 18 after the race.

a_DPK_5KRun for the Ribbons is The Foundation of FirstHealth’s annual 5k and family fun 1k that raises cancer awareness and promotes healthy lifestyle choices including fitness, healthy eating and education on cancer prevention. Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham and The Foundation of FirstHealth’s Cancer CARE Fund are beneficiaries from this year’s race proceeds.

For those who still need to register, this is the last weekend to take advantage of early registration discounts. After Tuesday, April 14, Run for the Ribbons 5K registration will increase to $35. Registration for the 1K is $15 through race day. To register for the Run for the Ribbons 5K or family fun 1K, visit ww.firsthealth.org\ribbons.

Race packets can be picked up from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 17 across the street from Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham on E. Washington Street, and beginning at 7 a.m. on race day at the registration tent.

For more information, visit www.firsthealth.org\ribbons.

About The Foundation of FirstHealth

The Foundation of FirstHealth is the catalyst for philanthropy – literally the stepping-stone for our regional medical system that is now among the finest in the region. It is a system paced by innovative thinking and support. For more than eight decades, the Foundation has inspired and mobilized individuals, families, businesses and organizations to provide FirstHealth of the Carolinas with the financial means to fulfill its mission of caring for people.

Working closely with the leadership of FirstHealth of the Carolinas, we focus our resources on building a 21st century model of health care. This effort will serve emerging health needs, accommodate a rapidly changing regulatory environment and allow us to deploy innovative treatments and technologies. All of this, while we weave compassionate hospitality and patient support into the process of care and healing.

The Foundation of FirstHealth has a strong philanthropic heritage, enlisting financial support from the region through our organized networks: Moore Regional Hospital Auxiliary, FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, FirstHealth Montgomery Foundation, FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Foundation and the Clara McLean House Advisory Council.

About Discovery Place KIDS

Discovery Place KIDS is an innovative model in regional children’s museums developed by Discovery Place, Inc., the parent company of Discovery Place and Charlotte Nature Museum.  Discovery Place KIDS is built on the theme of “I CAN” and offers unique opportunities for learning through play for children and their parents or caregivers. For more information about Discovery Place KIDS, call 704.372.6261 or visit discoveryplaceKIDS.org. Connect with Discovery Place KIDS–Rockingham on Twitter at @DPKRockingham.

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