Health Sciences Campus

Hamstring Hustle 5K race set for April 25

GREENVILLE, N.C.  (Apr. 7, 2009)  —  Runners and walkers can lace up their shoes April 25 for the 15th 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 10 a.m. 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 is $8 for children 12 and under with no T-shirt or $20 for them and all others with a T-shirt. Late registration begins at 8:30 a.m. the day of the event at the Town Common. Registration is also available online at http://www.active.com; do a classic event search for "hamstring hustle."

Participants should be at the Town Common no later than 9:15 a.m. the day of the race.

Awards will be presented to the overall male and female winners and to the top three males and females in each age group: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and over.

E-mail Jeremy Carter at jjc0118@ecu.edu for more information.


Contact: Doug Boyd | 252-744-2482