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5th Annual Sweet Heart Run and Health Expo


Kelley Griffin
Special Event Supervisor
City of Fruita

Sweet Heart Run Registration Now Open

Fruita, CO – Family Health West and The City of Fruita present the 5th annual Sweet Heart Run and Health Expo on February 18, 2012. Registration for the 5k run/walk and 10k run is now open.


The race starts at 10 a.m. at the Fruita Community Center. The health expo will be held in the gymnasium of the Community Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The expo will feature free health screenings, information and education from local health-related businesses and organizations, “Everyone is encouraged to attend the Expo, whether you are running or not, said Angelina Salazar, Family Health Development and Relations Director, “Experts will be available Registration for the 5k run is $20 and the 10k is $25. Runners can also choose to enter the “sweetheart category” and combine their time with a spouse, parent, sibling or friend and compete against other teams. The entry fee for this division is $17 for the 5k and $22 for the 10k (per person).


Along with free entry into the Fruita Community Center for the day, participants will also receive a pair of custom Loki brand running gloves (first 400 registered), post race food, and a chance to win great door prizes. Age group and overall winners will receive custom SockGuy arm warmers.


For more information, or to register, please call 970-858-0360, or go to www.sweetheartrun.com.