Health Center Hosts 1st Annual April Fools’ Day Run

By: Aprill Murphy

ALBION, Nebraska (March 6, 2023) The Boone County Health Center Foundation is set to host their first annual April Fools’ Day Fun Run on April 1 at 10 am with registration opening at 9 am.

There will be a 5K and a kids 1-mile walk/run. The run will start at the Boone County Medical Clinic on the south side of campus. The course will be revealed on the day of the race.

The entry fee is $15 for the 5K and $10 for the kids 1-mile. T-shirts are also available for $15/shirt and must be submitted by March 15. Water and snacks will be provided for each runner, and kids will receive a goodie bag. Metals will be given to the top 3 male and female runners in the various age groups.

BCHC Foundation has partnered with the Imagination Library to help fund the books for area children ages 0-5. Proceeds from the run go to provide books to children registered with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Any child living in the 68620, 68622, 68623, 68627, 68636, 68637, 68638, 68652, 68655, 68658, 68665, and 68842 are eligible to register. Columbus Area United Way supports those living in the zip codes 68644 and 68660.

As healthcare experts, we understand literacy contributes to a child’s overall health and well-being. Each registered child gets a free book delivered to their home each month. This incredible program is open to all, regardless of income.

To register for the April Fools’ Day Run, please call the Health Center and ask for Sarah Grape or Tara Leetch.