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Council Hosts Hamstring Hustle

By Doug Boyd

Runners and walkers can lace up their shoes April 13 for the 14th annual Hamstring Hustle 5K Run/Walk.

The race, presented by the Medical Student Council of Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, starts at 2 p.m. that day at the Greenville Town Common. A portion of the proceeds from the race will benefit the ECU Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children overcome obesity and improve their nutrition.

Registration begins at 12:45 p.m. the day of the event at the Town Common. Awards will be presented to overall male and female winners and to the top three males and females in each age group.

E-mail Wylie Carhartt at or at for more information.


This page originally appeared in the April 4, 2008 issue of Pieces of Eight. Complete issue is archived at