The Granville Health System Foundation to Hold 4th Annual Granville Ambulance Chase & Food Truck Rodeo


OXFORD, NC (March 12, 2015) – The Granville Health System Foundation announced that it will hold the 4th Annual Granville Ambulance Chase and Food Truck Rodeo. Proceeds will benefit the Granville Health System Foundation which supports Granville Health System in promoting and advancing the well-being of our community by providing quality health care and health-related services. 


The event will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in partnership with the Downtown Oxford Economic Development Corporation and offers something for everyone - from serious runners to families looking for a day of fun. The event includes a 5K Competitive Run, 5K Fun Run, 1-Mile Family Walk, and Kids Dash - a 10K competitive run has been added to the lineup of events this year.


The Food Truck Rodeo will be held for the entire community from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Littlejohn Street parking lot. There is no charge for admission into the Rodeo and a variety of trucks will be in attendance, including:

  • Big John’s Hot & Spicy
  • JAM Ice Cream
  • Dawg Commander
  • Baguettabouit
  • Bare Bones
  • We Be A Grillin’
  • The Railhouse Brewery
  • Aviator Brewery


Registration for the activities will begin at 3:00 p.m. inside Stovall’s Gifts or participants can pre-register online at or

  • 10K competitive race begins at 4:00 p.m. on Main Street and continues along a certified  course
  • 5K competitive race begins at 4:20 p.m. on Main Street and continues along a certified course
  • 5K Fun Run begins at 4:25 p.m. on Main Street and is a great choice for participants and groups who are less concerned with their race time
  • 1-Mile Family Walk begins at 5:00 p.m. on Main Street
  • Kids Dash begins at 5:30 p.m. on Littlejohn Street
  • Food Truck Rodeo from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Littlejohn Street Parking Lot


The cost for the competitive 10K is $38 for same-day registration or $35 pre-registered. Costs for the competitive 5K, Fun Run, and 1-Mile Family Walk are $28 for same-day registration or $25 pre-registered. All finishers will receive a tee-shirt as well as an event medal. The Kids Dash is just $10 with no late fee and includes a medal. There is no charge for admission into the Food Truck Rodeo.


The event is being sponsored by RelyMD; Wake Emergency Physicians, PA;  HealthSCOPE Benefits; Certainteed; North Carolina Total Retirement Plans; Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.; Southeastern Emergency Equipment; Creative Minds Architectural Signage and Design; Shottenkirk Chevrolet; Hopper, Hicks and Wrenn, PLLC.; The Medline Foundation; Taylor Business Products; Retenbach Constructors; Arcola Logging Co., Inc.; Drake Dentistry; Altec; BKC Industries; Frazier Brothers Heating & Air; Neil Medical Group; Creedmoor Fuel Service;


To obtain a registration form or for more information about sponsorships, please visit or contact Race Director Erin Cashwell at Granville Health System at 919.690.2149.


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 provide 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, please visit


About Granville Health System

For more than 92 years, Granville Health System has been delivering quality health care close to home.  To meet the growing needs of our community, Granville Health System has expanded its services throughout Granville County, offering convenient access to medical care where you work and live. GHS received a number of national awards, including the Hospital of Choice Award which named Granville Health System as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. GHS also received the Community Value Index Five-Star Hospital Award, placing GHS in the top 20% of hospitals in the country in offering financial value to the communities served, while reinvesting back into facilities in order to provide for current and emerging health needs. Recently, Granville Health System was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The GHS main campus is located at 1010 College Street, Oxford, North Carolina. For more information about Granville Health System visit GHS online at



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