Celebration 5K to kick off Miracle Network Weekend

TIPTON – A 5K race will kick off the start of Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger’s Celebration Weekend at 8:30 a.m. May 31 at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park.

Celebration Weekend is a culmination of an entire year’s effort of fundraising for Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger.

Live TV and radio broadcasts and live events are held as a way to recognize donors, volunteers and Miracle Kids, who have benefited from donations.

The proceeds raised from the 5K will benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger.

Preregistration is $15 and available at events.geisinger.

org. Day-of registration will begin at 7 a.m. and is $20.

Preregistered runners will receive a T-shirt. T-shirts will be available for day-of registrants, while supplies last.

Awards will be distributed to top overall male and female winners and top finishers in each of the following age groups: 14 and younger; 15 to 19; 20 to 29; 30 to 39; 40 to 49; 50 to 59; and 60 and older.

For more information, contact Vanessa Houser at 800-451-5437 or vkhouser@geisinger.edu.

The funds raised by this event will help to provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System.