BRG Hosts First 5K at Bluebonnet Campus

Baton Rouge, La. – Runners and walkers of all ages participated in Baton Rouge General’s Race To The End Zone 5K and one-mile Fun Run on Saturday, November 4.
The course brought runners through the Bluebonnet hospital’s 142-acre campus. “Our campus was designed for events like this,” said Vice President of Human Resource & Development Paul Douglas. “With green space, a walking trail and outdoor fitness stations, it’s a beautiful place to run and a nice way to celebrate health and wellness with friends and family.”

First and second place winners in the overall categories were:
Male:

  • Michael Roehmer
  • Justin Pham

Female:

  • Lauren Guidry
  • Bethany Shtaran

Capital City Produce provided fruit for attendees, and water and coffee were donated by Baton Rouge Coca Cola and Community Coffee. The event included a one-mile fun run, children’s activities, and a tailgate party with food, drinks and music.

Learn more about BRG at www.brgeneral.org.

Photo: Walkers and runners of all ages enjoyed Baton Rouge General’s spacious Bluebonnet campus at Race to the End Zone.

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit BRGeneral.org, find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BatonRougeGeneral and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.

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