GHS Foundation Announces Granville 5K Ambulance Chase


The Granville Health System Foundation announces a 5K run, 1-Mile Family Walk and 100-Yard Kid’s Dash to benefit the expansion and renovations at Granville Medical Center. The event will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the Oxford Recreation Complex on East Spring Street.

Registration for the activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. inside Hix Gym or participants can register online at or

• 5K competitive race begins at 8:30 a.m. on East Spring Street and continues along a certified 5K course
• 1-Mile Family Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. on East Spring Street
• 100-Yard Kid’s Dash begins at 10:00 a.m. on the football field at Hix Gym

Costs for the 5K and 1-Mile Family walk are $25 for same-day registration or $20 pre-registered. This price includes a race tee shirt and awards for the top finishers. The 100-Yard Kid’s Dash is just $10 with no late fee and includes a medal.

The Granville 5K Ambulance Chase offers something for everyone from serious runners to families looking for a day of fun. Kid’s activities include a giant inflatable slide, face painting and balloon sculpture.

To obtain a registration form or to make a donation, please visit or contact Shields Blackwell, Communications Specialist at Granville Health System at 919.690.2148.

About the Granville Health System Foundation
The mission of Granville Health System Foundation is to serve as a charitable resource for Granville Health System, supporting its commitment to providing quality health care to all citizens of the community, where they work and live. The Foundation builds support for GHS and provides financial resources to purchase new equipment, develop new services, maintain and improve facilities, and recruit new health professionals to Granville County. For more information about the Granville Health System Foundation, or to make an online contribution, please visit The Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
About Granville Health System
GHS provides quality care to more than 86,000 patients a year and has over 100 experienced physicians representing numerous specialties on its medical staff. The main campus is located at 1010 College Street, Oxford, North Carolina, 27565.

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