Meade District Hospital Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

On Saturday, October 14, 2017 Meade District Hospital hosted a 5K for Breast Cancer Awareness. The event was organized by the employee association to raise money for digital mammography equipment. The event was designated as a Fun Run/Walk/Team Effort to encourage all ages and athletic abilities to participate. The weather was absolutely gorgeous and the turnout was terrific!

The event was truly inspiring with the various reasons people chose to participate-
-Showing cancer who’s boss in their own fight!
-In memory of a loved one who fought cancer
-Supporting a friend or co-worker
-Personal accomplishment
-A family challenge
All participants showed amazing courage and strength!

There was also a lot of encouragement and support shown between the participants. As people finished the race they remained at the finish line until EVERYONE had finished the race! It was a true display of how our community comes together and supports each other.

Congratulations to all of those who placed in their divisions!
Seth Hageman, 1st Place
Mallorie Salmans, 2nd Place
Kenadie Alexander, 1st Place
Lydia Wheeler, 2nd Place
Team Doney (JR and Maya Doney), 1st Place
Slow and Serious (Dr. Alex Neel, Lovelle, Jonoh and Joshua Hughes), 2nd Place

Meade District Hospital wants to say “Thank you!” to:
Meade Home Lumber and Meade District Hospital Employee Association for sponsoring the event
Meade Police Department for providing traffic control
Everyone who supported and participated in the event and cause!

Photos of the event are shared on Artesian Valley Health System’s Facebook page.

For anyone unable to attend the event but would like to support this cause, you still can! Donations can be mailed to Meade District Hospital, P.O. Box 820, Meade, KS 67864 or dropped off at the hospital registration desk. Just make a note it’s for the “digital mammography fund”.

Leave a reply