RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 5, 2020) – According to weather reports, the 2020 February Freeze 5k Fun Run/Walk set for Sunday, Feb. 9, won’t be too frozen. Forecasters predict mild temperatures and light north winds – a good way to officially kick off National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week.
The free event begins at noon at Founders Park, 1510 W. Omaha St. in Rapid City. Registration runs from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. While waiting, you can help yourself to healthy snacks and talk with former cardiac patients and hospital staff. After the run/walk, participants are invited to gather at the picnic shelter for post-race snacks and prize drawings. Seventeen sponsors are offering prizes for the 2020 February Freeze Fun Run/Walk.
Long-sleeved T-shirts are available for $20 the day of the event or at Rapid City Hospital beforehand. Check the Monument Health February Freeze webpage for times and places of T-shirt sales.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is a national effort by cardiac rehabilitation professionals and the patients they serve to reduce the effects of heart disease. Special events like the February Freeze 5K Run/Walk are held across the country to raise awareness and celebrate cardiac patient’s special accomplishments.
About Monument Health
Headquartered in Rapid City, S.D., Monument Health (formerly Regional Health) is a community-based health care system with a mission to make a difference, every day. The system offers care in 33 medical specialties and serves 20 communities across western South Dakota and in eastern Wyoming. With over 4,500 physicians and caregivers, Monument Health is comprised of 5 hospitals, 8 specialty and surgical centers and more than 40 medical clinics and health care service centers. Monument Health is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
Strategic Marketing and Communications