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Please join the Porterville Breakfast Rotary Club at the Annual Run for Life at Granite Hills High School. Proceeds from this event will be used to support the Roger S. Good Cancer Treatment Center at Sierra View Medical Center. With these funds, the Cancer Treatment Center is able to attend or host cancer support groups, yearly prostate screenings, a survivor's dinner, health fairs and several other community outreach projects along with the purchase of educational materials. The event recognizes and honors the lives of those who are bravely battling or have lost their fight with cancer.
This year’s event will be honoring Robert Krase, Sabra Galloway, and Maribell Gonzalez.
As the runners and walkers come in, the fun continues. Flow into an unbeatable cooldown, led by our incredible local yoga instructor Elizabeth Dieterle RYT. Then fuel up with some tasty pancakes and an array of delicious beverages provided by The Porterville Runners Club and Stafford's Chocolates.
Each registrant will receive a short sleeve t-shirt.* Awards will be given to Male and Female for both the run and the walk 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the following age groups: 1-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80+. Prize for 1st Male finisher and 1st Female finisher.
Whether you’re taking in the tunes, chilling on the grass, running or walking, Porterville Run for Life is one event you don’t want to miss.
*Shirts are not guaranteed after August 27th. Those registered after will be based on availability.
A wonderful tradition for this event is a delicious breakfast generously provided to all participants sponsored by The Porterville Runners Club and Stafford's Chocolates.
Porterville Runners Club. We RUN Porterville, our main goal is to help every person who wants to stay healthy!
We work together to help the community as much as we can in various ways. We clean up the roads, help with scholarships for children in need and much more. Every running level is welcome from 5k to ultras! Come run Porterville with us!
Stafford's Chocolates. We are excited to be a part of this community event that provides all ages an opportunity to celebrate where they live and show their support of our community. This is a great way to spend time helping others and having fun at the same time. We look forward to seeing you at the race!
Wait....What? There's Yoga in Porterville?? Yes! Local instructor Elizabeth Dieterle RYT will take you through some gentle, fun stretches post-race to soothe tired muscles and help reduce post-race soreness. Stick around after the race to stretch...you'll be glad you did!
A road closure has been scheduled for Saturday May 2 ,2020, commencing at 7:00 AM until 10:00 am for the run and festivities.
Street closed to traffic:
Putnam – from the Conner intersection to the Tulsa intersection. Tulsa - from Putnam Intersection to Olive intersection
Parking is available in the main parking lot of Granite Hills High School.
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