"For Your Health" 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, July 20 - 8:00 AM

The 2024 “For Your Health” 5K Run/Walk & 1-mile Fun Walk will take place at The Dawes Arboretum on Saturday, July 20.  Participants may choose to run or walk the 5K course, or enjoy the 1-mile Fun Walk.  The 5K begins at 8:00 a.m., and the walk starts thereafter.

Registration for runners and walkers with timing chips is $15, if received by July 12 at 5:00 p.m., and $20 thereafter.  There is no fee for the 1-mile Fun Walk, or for participants who are not timed; however, registration is required.  Registrations received by July 12 are eligible for packet pick-up on Friday, July 19, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., in the Licking Memorial Hospital (LMH) First Floor Conference Rooms.  All others may pick up packets at the event.  Participants also may register on the morning of the race, between 7:00 and 7:45 a.m.

Registration opens on Monday, April 1.

Registration for both courses may be completed by visiting racepenguin.com/events/foryourhealth/

Licking Memorial Health Systems Exists to Improve the Health of the Community.  The objective of the “For Your Health” 5K Run/Walk & 1-mile Fun Walk is to offer a community event that encourages a healthy lifestyle for people of all ages.

The 5K will run in the traditional direction, and self-seeded starting corrals based on estimated finish times will be available.  Awards will be presented to the Top 3 Males and Females Overall, and Top 3 Males and Females in each age division.  All participants who cross the finish line will receive a participation medal.  RacePenguin will be used for race results.  For questions, please contact the LMH Development Office at
(220) 564-4102.
The Licking Memorial Hospital Development Council partners with The Dawes Arboretum, The Buckeye Valley Family YMCA, and Park National Bank to present the “For Your Health” 5K Run/Walk & 1-mile Fun Walk.  This family event is held each year during the summer, and everyone is invited to attend.  The event is not a fundraiser.


7770 Jacksontown Road
Newark, OH 43056
Event Type
Health & Fitness
Sports & Recreation


Licking Memorial Health Systems

Date / Time

Saturday, July 20, 2024
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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