Mum’s Day run

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

A Mother’s Day fun run is aim­ing to im­prove the heart health of New Zealand women. The Jen­nian Homes Mother’s Day fun run and walk is be­ing held at Eller­slie Race­course on May 12. Women of all ages and fit­ness lev­els are in­vited to par­tic­i­pate in a five kilo­me­tre run or walk around the race­course and sur­round­ing streets. The event is part of a na­tion­wide ini­tia­tive in sup­port of the Heart Foun­da­tion’s Go Red for Women cam­paign. ‘‘It’s a fun day fo­cused on en­cour­ag­ing women to take time out of their busy sched­ules to make their own health a pri­or­ity,’’ Jen­nian Homes fran­chise owner and event or­gan­iser Stu Munro says. The event is not timed, with par­tic­i­pants free to com­plete the course at their own pace. En­trants re­ceive a goody bag and go in the draw to win spot prizes on the day. Reg­is­ter for the Mother’s Day fun run and walk at jen­ be­fore May 2 and re­ceive a free event t-shirt while stocks last.

Jen­nian Homes Mother’s Day fun run and walk is on May 12 and starts at 9am. Meet at Eller­slie Race­course Event Cen­tre, check-in from 8am. Par­tic­i­pants can run or walk two laps of the race­course and sur­round­ing area, a to­tal of 5km.

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