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Run for the Nurses

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The School of Nursing and Health Sciences will hold the 4th annual “Run for the Nurses” event on April 11th, 2015.  The event includes a 5K run and ½ marathon with proceeds assisting in the future education of nurses through The Lisa Purvis Allison “Spirit of Nursing” scholarship at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

Lisa Purvis Allison began the nursing program at ABAC as a single parent of two children following the accidental death of her husband.  While completing the last year of the program, she was diagnosed with colon cancer.  She was an outstanding student who personified the caring and compassionate nature of nursing.  Upon graduation she successfully passed her state board exam and was licensed as a registered nurse.  The profession of nursing was not blessed to see her work in health care as she lost her battle with cancer shortly after graduation.  The Lisa Purvis Allison Scholarship Fund was developed to honor Lisa and assist other aspiring students to fulfill their dream of becoming a registered nurse at ABAC.  The scholarship is awarded twice a year to a nursing student meeting stated criteria to assist with final semester expenses.  Nursing faculty and the family of Ms. Allison are involved in the selection process.

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For an information flyer CLICK HERE For a registration form CLICK HERE  For hotel information Click Here

Race Information

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Join the School of Nursing and Health Sciences on April 11th, 2015 for a 5K run and ½ marathon to assist in the future education of nurses through scholarships at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  The Scholarship Fund was developed in honor of Lisa Purvis Allison to assist aspiring students to fulfill their dream of becoming a registered nurse at ABAC.  The scholarship is awarded twice a year to a nursing student meeting stated criteria to assist with final semester expenses.

Race times:

½ marathon and 5K begin at 7:30 am

Start and finish for all events will be at the ABAC Red Hill Athletic Center on Perimeter Road.

Information flyer – CLICK HERE

Below are the printable routes for each race:

5K Route

Half Marathon Route

Registration

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4th Annual “Run for the Nurses” Event – April 11th, 2015

Registration fees depend on registration dates as listed below:

February 1st 5K = $20 1/2 marathon = $30
March 1st 5K = $25 1/2 marathon = $35
April 8th (last day for online registration) or Race Day 5K = $30 1/2 marathon = $40

All pre-registered participants will receive a technical tee-shirt and imprinted race bag.  Race day registered participants will receive a tee-shirt and imprinted race bag while supplies last.

Visit www.active.com to register online or print this form – Registration Form

 

Trophies & Medals

DSC_0281Trophies and Medals:
5K Run –  Trophy for Overall and Master’s Overall male/female finisher. Medal for top three male and female finishers in 5 year age groups.

½ marathon – Trophy for Overall and Master’s Overall male/female finisher. Medal for top three male and female finishers in 5 year age groups.  Medal for all ½ marathon finishers.

ABAC Alumni – Trophy for first place ABAC Alumni in all  three events.

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Sponsor Information

Our “Run for the Nurses” event would not be a success without the help of our sponsors.  If you or someone you know would like to be a part of our event, please click on the following link for information about becoming a sponsor.

Sponsor Information

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