About this Event
Please join the Rotary Club of Reno Centennial Sunset and Immunize Nevada for
a fun 5K & 10K at the park on Saturday, April 22, 2017 - runners and walkers are all invited. The race begins at 10am
with late registration at 9am. Packet pickup will be on Friday the 21st at
the Peavine Pavilion at Rancho San Rafael from 4pm to 6pm. The proceeds of the run will go to the Rotary Foundations Polio Plus Fund, the RCS Rotary Foundation Inc. and Immunize Nevada.
along with our partners, has reduced polio cases by 99 percent worldwide since
our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979. We are
close to eradicating polio, but we need your help!
Pinkie? Every time a child is immunized, their pinkies are colored purple to
show that they are safe from this crippling and deadly disease. Now with new
reports of polio amongst the refugees, it continues to be of importance to help
us fight. The polio cases represented by the remaining one percent are the
most difficult to prevent, due to factors including geographical isolation,
poor public infrastructure, armed conflict and cultural barriers. Until polio
is eradicated, all countries remain at risk of outbreaks.
Remember to download the free Its
Your Race app so you can stay abreast of the latest news of this and other
races to come. Results are seen instantly on the app or on the Its Your Race
website. Print off your finisher's certificate from the site. Connect with your
friends through social media as you register.