Registration Open for 5K Run/Walk at Ocean Medical Center

Contact:Donna Sellmann

Registration Open for 5K Run/Walk at Ocean Medical Center

Great prizes for runners/walkers of all levels!

Registration is now open for Ocean Medical Center's third annual 5K Run/Walk as part of Community Day on Saturday, May 22. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at the medical center, and follows a route around the hospital campus. An awards celebration will take place immediately following the race.

Great prizes will be offered to participants. The overall male and female winners will each receive a 42" LCD HDTV, plus top finishers in various age categories will receive prizes. All participants will automatically be entered to win one of several fantastic raffle prizes, including a kayak, surf board and iPod.

Fun for the entire family will also be going on as part of Community Day, from 8:30 a.m. till noon on the medical center's front lawn. Free food, entertainment, rides, games, health screenings, and much more will ensure a great time for guests of all ages.

The race course is considered flat and fast. Registration is $20 per person. The first 200 registrants will receive a shirt.

The event is endorsed by the Ocean Runners Club and registration is available online at Participants are also welcome to register the day of the event, and advanced check in is available on Friday, May 21 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the atrium of Ocean Medical Center. For more information about the 5K run or other activities taking place at Community Day, visit; call 732-836-4866; or email

Ocean Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a 281-bed non-profit community hospital located in Brick New Jersey, providing health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines, including maternity; oncology; orthopedics and rehabilitation; general, neurological, thoracic, and vascular surgery; cardiology; dialysis; and emergency and critical care services. The Medical Center features Magnet award winning nurses and is a proud affiliate of University of Pennsylvania Cancer Network. Ocean Medical Center also operates the state's first Satellite Emergency Department in Point Pleasant, called the Ocean Care Center. For more information, call 1-800-DOCTORS or log on to our web site at