10K Run & 5K Run / Walk
Y Mens Pavilion • Hill Street
Across the Mississippi River
Via the Mark Twain Memorial Bridge
8 AM Saturday
August 23, 2014
Thanks to our major sponsors:
Missouri Foundation for Health
Hannibal Medical Supplies
Moneta Group Charitable Foundation
Quincy Medical Group
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Cardiovascular disease is our nation’s No. 1 killer. Physical inactivity significantly increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. Seventy percent of Americans don’t get enough exercise, blaming lack of time and lack of motivation. Ignoring fitness and health increases chances for disease.
The Mississippi River run was started to evoke interest in fitness activities for families. The rise of obesity, unhealthy eating habits and physical inactivity has prompted the U.S. Surgeon General to warn that we may see the first generation in 100 years with a “shorter lifespan then their parents.”
Thank you for all of your support over the years. We are sorry to see this event end and I am particularly sad to hang up my Race Director's cap. But your time and energy and enthusiam are always appreciated.
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