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Fifth Annual Peach Road Race to Benefit Local Critical Access Hospital

Medical Center of Peach County, Atrium Health Navicent (MCPC) invites central Georgians to participate in the fifth annual Peach Road Race on Saturday, March 11.

The race will begin at 8:00 a.m. at MCPC, 1960 Highway 247 Connector in Byron, and participants may choose to compete in a 10.5k or 5k course. Registration is $20 until Thursday, March 9 and $25 on race day. All participants will receive a micromesh shirt, and awards will be given to the top three finishers overall, as well as the top three finishers in various age groups. To register for this event, please visit www.racerpal.com.

Immediately following the race, MCPC will host a health fair with free health screenings, health and safety demonstrations, and exhibits from local vendors. The health fair will last until 12:00 p.m. and include free health screenings such as blood pressure, body fat analysis, cholesterol, glucose and vision. For a nominal fee, participants may also obtain a lipid profile, PSA screening and/or Angioscreen.

"We want this Saturday to be a day of health and wellness for our entire community. We invite everyone to support Peach County's hospital by participating in this beautiful run, then stay afterwards to learn more about navigating their personal path to health and wellness," said Darren Pearce, Chief Administrative Officer of MCPC.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent was incorporated on November 17, 1994, as a nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to coordinate the Medical Center, Navicent Health and other affiliated entities in their mission of providing a comprehensive continuum of high quality, reasonably priced healthcare services to the region. Atrium Health Navicent has 830 beds for medical, surgical, rehabilitation and hospice purposes. The health system includes The Medical Center, Navicent Health, a nationally recognized tertiary teaching hospital; Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, the region's only dedicated pediatric hospital; Medical Center of Peach County, Atrium Health Navicent, a rural critical access hospital; Rehabilitation Hospital, Atrium Health Navicent, the region's oldest and most experienced rehabilitation provider; Pine Pointe, Atrium Health Navicent, which provides palliative and hospice care in homes and in its facility; Carlyle Place, Atrium Health Navicent, the area's first continuing care retirement community; Navicent Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Atrium Health Navicent; as well as diagnostic and home care services. For more information, please visit www.navicenthealth.org.


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