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Socorro General Hospital And Socorro Striders And Riders Host 11th Annual Run For Your Life 5k And One Mile Walk

Release Date:

September 11, 2015

SOCORRO, N.M. – As part of Presbyterian Healthcare Services’ commitment to improve the health of New Mexicans, Socorro General Hospital has partnered with Socorro Striders and Riders to present the 11th Annual Run for Your Life 5K and One Mile Walk on Saturday, September 19 to encourage people of all ages to be active.

This year, there will be a “Superheroes for Health” costume contest and participants are encouraged to come dressed as a Superhero. The most creative kid and adult costumes will each win prizes.

The race begins at the Socorro City Plaza, loops around New Mexico Tech and returns to the plaza. The top finishing runners by age group will receive medals. Trophies will be given to teams with the highest number of participants. All participants will receive a t-shirt and water bottle, a safe course and post-race refreshments.

WHAT: 11th Annual Run For Your Life 5K and One Mile Walk

WHO: Members of the community are invited to participate in this event.                        

WHERE: Socorro City Plaza  

WHEN:Saturday, September 19 – sign-up ends at 8:15 a.m.

Pre-register online at their website:
New Mexico Sports Online

Search for "Run for Your Life" or at: Socorro General Hospital, Community Based Programs, 308 N. California.

Race Fees:
Adults: 5K Run, 5 K Walk $20
Adults: One Mile Walk $15
K-12: 5K Run, 5K Walk, One Mile Walk $10

For more information, call (575) 835-8791 or visit their website:
Socorro Striders and Riders website

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About Socorro General Hospital
Socorro General Hospital has been owned and managed by Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 1976. Socorro General Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare Services operate a hospital, a primary care and specialty clinic, community-based programs and home healthcare and hospice services in Socorro County. Socorro General Hospital is one of eight hospitals run by Presbyterian, which also has a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group.​

Press Contact:

Kerri Dufault
Communications Specialist
E-mail: kdufault@phs.org 
505-923-6593