Lace up your Shoes, Head to the Gym and Train
Area residents are invited to raise funds and support local cancer patients at the 17th annual ThedaCare Helping Hands for Cancer 5K run/walk on Sat., May 19.
The 5K run/walk starts at 10 a.m. from the front entrance of ThedaCare Medical Center-Berlin. The 3.1-mile course is electronically timed and finishes back at the hospital. The run/walk is open to adults and children, making the event a great family activity.
All pledges and monies collected from the run/walk benefit the ThedaCare Foundation-Berlin Helping Hands Cancer Fund, which provides funds to local cancer patients. Participants receive a t-shirt.
For more information on the run/walk, including a map of the course through historic Berlin, or to register, go to www.5kberlin.org. Registration is also available the day of the event, beginning at 8 a.m.
For more than 100 years, ThedaCare® has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The organization serves over 200,000 patients annually and employs more than 6,800 healthcare professionals throughout the region. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose as well as 32 clinics in nine counties. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs as well as a foundation dedicated to community service.