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Register now for School of Nursing's Turkey Trot on Nov. 23

Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 · Volume: XLVI · Issue: 22


Proceeds from the Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 23, will benefit the School of Nursing. The event is open to the community.
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Proceeds from the Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 23, will benefit the School of Nursing. The event is open to the community.clear graphic

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Contact: Catherine Duncan, 210-567-2570

The School of Nursing Alumni Association at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is hosting a Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 23. The proceeds will benefit the School of Nursing Alumni Scholarship Fund.

Registration is now being accepted for this pre-Thanksgiving fundraiser that is open to the community. Register online at makelivesbetter.uthscsa.edu/sonturkeytrot. For more information, call 210-567-5534.

Pre-registration is $25. Registration on the day of the race is $30. All registered walkers and runners received a T-shirt.

Prizes will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place runners. The race starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the track on the Long Campus at the UT Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive.

The family-friendly event will feature giveaways, prizes, refreshments and games. Nursing students will perform glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. Canned goods will be collected for the San Antonio Food Bank.

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