Love Run 5K Feb. 4 to benefit UT Health nursing students, American Cancer Society

WHAT:            February is American Heart Month. To promote health and wellness in the community, the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing’s Student Success Center and the accelerated BSN nursing class of 2017 are holding the UT Health Love Run 5K.

The run will raise funds for the American Cancer Society and the fall graduation ceremony for the class of 2017.

WHEN:         Saturday, Feb. 4, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

                        At 10 a.m., the nursing students will present a check for $1,000 to the local American Heart Association affiliate.

 WHERE:      Pavilion and running track of UT Health San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl. The event will be held in the recreational area near the intersection of Babcock Road and Merton Minter Boulevard, by the Gold’s Gym on campus.

WHO:             Nursing student Amber Rogers, president of the accelerated BSN class, and other nursing students will present a check for $1,000 to Marissa Perez from the American Heart Association.

DETAILS:      The entry fee for the run is $25 prior to race day or $30 cash at the event, with on-site registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. A variety of prizes will be awarded at the end of the race including tickets to the Spurs, Rampage, Sea World and San Antonio Zoo, as well as gift certificates to various restaurants. To register, visit www.imathlete.com/events/LoveRun5K.

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