“For Your Health” 5K Run/Walk & 1-mile Fun Walk


8:00 am - 11:00 am


The Dawes Arboretum
7770 Jacksontown Road, Newark, OH, 43056

Event Type

The 2024 “For Your Health” 5K Run/Walk & 1-mile Fun Walk will take place at The Dawes Arboretum on Saturday, July 20. Participants may choose to run or walk the 5K course or enjoy the 1-mile Fun Walk. The 5K begins at 8:00 a.m., and the walk starts thereafter.

Registration for runners and walkers with timing chips is $15, if received by July 12 at 5:00 p.m.,
and $20 thereafter. There is no fee for the 1-mile Fun Walk, or for participants who are not timed; however, registration is required. Registrations received by July 12 are eligible for packet pick-up on Friday, July 19, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., in the Licking Memorial Hospital (LMH) First Floor Conference Rooms. All others may pick up packets at the event. Participants also may register on the morning of the race, between 7:00 and 7:45 a.m.

Registration for both courses may be completed by visiting

Licking Memorial Health Systems exists to improve the health of the community. The objective of the “For Your Health” 5K Run/Walk & 1-mile Fun Walk is to offer a community event that encourages a healthy lifestyle for people of all ages.

The 5K will run in the traditional direction, and self-seeded starting corrals based on estimated finish times will be available. Awards will be presented to the Top 3 Males and Females Overall, and Top 3 Males and Females in each age division. All participants who cross the finish line will receive a participation medal. RacePenguin will be used for race results. For questions, please contact the LMH Development Office at (220) 564-4102.