Rotaract Club of Georgetown will stage a 5K Health Run and Mini Health Fair today starting at the Seawalls on Camp Streets at 06:30 hours. Ronnel Lord, Director of Community Service of the Club said the event has been organized to highlight the importance of running which significantly reduces Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).
“Cardiovascular Diseases, Hypertension and Diabetes are just a few of the NCD’s that running helps to reduce,” Lord said.
The route will be along the Seawall Road, along Carifesta Avenue, turn at Sheriff Street Junction, onto the Kitty Public Road and concludes at Camp Road on the Seawalls.
The organisations expected to participate in the Rotary and Rotaract clubs, Ministry of Health and several Commercial Banks.
The Rotaract Club of Georgetown is urging the general public to come out with their White t-shirt and join the run.
At the end of the run there will be a Mini Health Fair.
Meanwhile, Banks DIH Limited made a presentation of Rain Forest Water to the organizers of the event at Thirst Park on Friday. Errol Nelson, Brand Manager said Banks DIH is delighted to be part of Sunday’s activities as the Rotaract Club pursues its health and wellness programme.
“We are encouraging the general public to participate in this event as we promote a healthy lifestyle,” he added.
Rotaractor Fonda King,who received the donation on behalf of the Club expressed gratitude to Banks DIH for the timely contribution.