23rd annual 5K Journey of Hope to be held, Oct. 14

Mercy Medical Regional Center

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Mercy Health Foundation invites the community to register for the 23rd annual 5K Journey of Hope fun run/walk, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 14. 

The event will start at 9:00 a.m. in the parking lot adjacent to Mercy Regional Breast Care Center, 1010 Three Springs Blvd. in Durango, Colo. and will finish on Mercado Street in the Three Springs neighborhood, where there will be live music by Million Dollar Highway Band. Food, kids’ activities, and prizes for participants.

Proceeds from the 5K Journey of Hope benefit Mercy Health Foundation’s Journey of Hope Fund, which provides free screening mammograms to residents of Southwest Colorado who need financial assistance.

Participants can register online at www.mhffnd.org. The entry fee for either event is $25; early registration is recommended. Early packet pick up is available on Friday, Oct. 13, from noon to 6 p.m., in the main lobby of Mercy. Packet pick up and registration is also available the day of the race beginning at 8 a.m. at the event start. For more information, call Mercy Health Foundation at 970-764-2800.

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