Kingman, AZ, May 6, 2019 – The Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) Foundation is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Route 66 Race for Hospice. The event will be held on Saturday, May 11th in downtown Kingman, with the first race starting promptly at 7:15 a.m.
Proceeds from the event will support operations of the KRMC Joan and Diana Hospice Home, which provides comfort and care to people with limited life expectancy.
The 10k and 5k races begin and end at the Powerhouse Visitor Center on Route 66. The 5K route proceeds up El Trovatore Hill, with the turnaround point at the crest of the hill. The 10K route also goes up El Trovatore Hill and continues onto Hualapai Mountain Road, turning around just past the Copper Ridge apartments.
The event also includes a 1k race on Route 66 for juniors (age twelve and under) and a 5k walk for anyone of any age.
An awards ceremony will follow the race, with awards presented to the top three race finishers in each age group by gender.
Racers and walkers can sign-up online at www.active.com or call Ben McGlothlin at 928-263-3873. The entry fee is $25 for adults and $15 for children twelve and under. The entry fee for adults who register after May 10th will increase to $30.
All participants will receive a custom t-shirt. Packet pick-up will be on Friday, May 10th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Dambar & Steakhouse, where participants will also receive a 20% discount for a meal that evening.
About Kingman Regional Medical Center
(KRMC) is a 235-bed multi-campus health care system in Kingman, Arizona that employs over 1,900 employees, 150 volunteers, and 270 physicians/allied health professionals. KRMC is the largest provider of health and wellness services in northwestern Arizona. It is home to an advanced imaging center, cancer center, cardiovascular center, rehabilitation and balance center, wound care center, sleep disorders center, acute rehabilitation specialty hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, hospice home, and beautiful wellness center. KRMC is also a teaching hospital offering residencies in emergency medicine and family medicine and a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The hospital received the Arizona Innovation Award for its efforts to proactively enhance healthcare in a rural community. The hospital’s vision is to provide the region’s best clinical care and patient service through an environment that fosters respect for others and pride in performance. For more information visit www.azkrmc.com.