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Third Annual ‘Run for the Nurses’ April 5 at ABAC

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences will hold the third annual “Run for the Nurses” event on April 5 at the Red Hill Athletic Center on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. 

The event includes a one-mile fun walk/run, 5K run, and a one-half marathon. The 5K and one-half marathon will begin at 7:30 a.m., and the one-mile fun walk/run will take place at 8:30 a.m.  All proceeds benefit the Lisa Purvis Allison Spirit of Nursing Scholarship Fund which assists in the education of future nurses.

Runners can participate for a cost of $15 for the one-mile run, $30 for the 5K, and $40 for the one-half marathon.   Interested participants can register online at or at for a printable registration form.  Online pre-registration ends on April 1. Runners can still register on race day.

For more information on the “Run for the Nurses” event, interested persons can contact Becky Arnold at (229) 391-5024 or e-mail her at
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