Owensboro Health to sponsor the inaugural Wendell Foster Half Marathon coming in March
Wendell Foster will be hosting its first half marathon in Owensboro and Owensboro Health has partnered up to be the event’s presenting sponsor.
Wendell Foster, a private, not-for-profit agency that serves children and adults with disabilities, will host the event on March 23. The race’s 13.1 mile-course will wind through Owensboro, giving local residents, visitors and race supporters a chance to watch and participate in the festivities.
The details of the race are as follows:
Wendell Foster Half Marathon presented by Owensboro Health
Race date: Saturday, March 23
Race time: 7:30 a.m.
Pre-race expo: 8 p.m. on Friday, March 22, at the Owensboro Convention Center
More information and race registration available at www.WendellFoster.org/HalfMarathon
*Owensboro Health team members can use promocode "OWBHEALTH" to get $12 off their race entry!
Steve Johnson, vice president of Government and Community Affairs, said the system's support of this event has connections to the health system's
"This event aligns with the second part of our mission to improve the health of the communities we serve. We are pleased to be the signature sponsor and to welcome a 13.1 mile run back to Owensboro," Johnson said.
He added that the health system’s sponsorship of this event is a reflection of the system’s respect and admiration of Wendell Foster and the work
“Wendell Foster has a sterling reputation that spans this region and beyond. They fulfill a critical need not just for people in our community, but across this region,” Johnson said. “Owensboro Health is proud to sponsor their event and throw our support behind their efforts. We know they are an exceptional resource for so many in need of their expertise and compassion.”