HOUMA, LA— Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Heart and Soles Half-Marathon & 5K scheduled for Saturday, November 19 at 7 a.m. at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center. Presented by Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) and Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC), the event will include a half-marathon at 13.1 miles, a two-man relay at 6.55 miles per person and a 5K walk/run at 3.1 miles (which will start one hour later at 8 a.m.).
The race has a unique “Red Carpet” finish inside of the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center. Commemorative award medals will be presented to all half-marathon and relay finishers. Participants and guests are invited to stay for the after-party and awards ceremonies. There will be a $5 admission fee for non-participants over the age of 12.ay at 13.1 miles, a two-man relay at 6.55 miles per person and a 5K walk/run at 3.1 miles. And don't forget to join us after the race for food and music!
CIS and TGMC have teamed up to support this event in order to raise funds to provide cardiovascular screenings and education for the community. Proper cardiovascular education and regular screenings are the first steps in preventing cardiovascular disease. And by making healthy lifestyle changes, you can modify your risk factors to reduce your risk for heart disease.
To register or learn more, visit http://halfmarathon.tgmc.com/.