Register for the 2017 My Health Matters 5k & 1 mile

Obesity rates are rising across all demographics in the United States. My Health Matters is an organization dedicated to inspire and empower people in creating a healthy lifestyle and preventing obesity. 

Join us in taking the initiative in raising awareness and improve access on prevention and treatment of obesity starting in our community. With a goal to move, we encourage all runners and walkers to join us. Bring your whole family, this is a stroller friendly event. We will start our first physical activity together as a community on May 20, 2017 at the MyHEALTHMatters 5K/1mile Run/Walk event! 

WHEN: May 20, 2017, 5k 8 am, 1 mile fun run 9 am

REGISTRATION:  5K: $30 through April 20
                                     $35 through May 19, including packet pick up
                                     $40 on Race Day
                        1 Mile: $15 through April 20
                                     $20 through May 19, including packet pick up
                                     $25 on Race Day

Online registration will close at 8:00pm on May 18

RACE LOCATION: 505 Huntmar Park Drive Herndon, VA 20170

SWAG: All participants will be receiving a commemorative MyHEALTHMatters initiative T-shirt! All racers will receive a finisher's medal to celebrate their great race!

AWARDS: $150-100-50 awards will be given to the top overall male and female finishers. The top three male & female finishers in each of the following age groups; 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60-69, 70 & over will also receive an award.  

PACKET PICK UP: Friday May 19 from 11-7 pm at Benchmark Health Systems (505 Huntmar Park Dr, Suite 100, Herndon, VA 20164) and Saturday at the race site starting at 7 am. 

RACE BENEFACTOR: Community Outreach Programs 

POST RACE PARTY: Everyone is invited to join in on the fun with post race refreshments, music, awards, and health initiatives booths.

If you are interested in volunteering for My Health Matters 5k, please click here: My Health Matters Volunteer

For more information on My Health Matters, please check out our website:  

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I know that running can be a hazardous activity and that I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with running, including, but not limited to, falls, weather conditions including high heat and/or humidity, contact with other participants, the effects of the road and traffic on the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Potomac River Running, Inc., Potomac River Running Charitable and Educational Events Inc., Commonwealth Race Management, Inc., and all event partners, sponsors and volunteers, their representatives and successors from all claims or liability of any kind arising out of my participation in this race even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. Further, I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, or other record of this event for any legitimate purpose without compensation to me. For safety reasons, I agree not to officiate with any of the following: Wheelchairs, strollers, baby joggers, skates, pets or headsets. I understand that there are no refunds should severe weather cancel the event. I further understand that this event may change date or location if required by local authorities. I agree that my email address will be added to the Potomac River Running and Commonwealth Race Management email list.

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