MOUNT STERLING, KY – The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation’s annual Yes, Mamm! Yes, Cerv! 5K is back for its eighth year, bringing together and celebrating local cancer survivors and raising money to support local cancer patients.
The race will be held in Nicholasville on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 9:00 A.M., at the RJ Corman Railroad Group racecourse at 101 R.J. Corman Drive.
The Yes, Mamm! Yes, Cerv! 5K, presented by RJ Corman Railroad Group, is open to runners of all ages. Proceeds from the race provide free mammography and cervical cancer screenings, diagnostic testing, and program support to underinsured and uninsured patients across Kentucky. Every dollar raised will support Yes, Mamm! Yes, Cerv! programs statewide.
“Each October for the past eight years, this race is an emotional journey to the finish line to celebrate the courage of breast and cervical cancer survivors, empower those in their fight and honor the individuals we have lost,” said Delaine Thiel (right), vice president of philanthropy, Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation. “Thanks to the support of our community, this race helps us support patients fighting breast and cervical cancers.”
The race begins promptly at 9:00 A.M. – rain or shine. Registration for the Yes, Mamm! Yes, Cerv! 5K includes a commemorative T-shirt, race bib and race medal. Participants are encouraged to use the hashtag #CHIYesMammYesCerv on social media on race day.
Early bird registration for the Yes, Mamm! Yes, Cerv! 5K is $25 plus online fees until July 31 at midnight, when registration increases to $30. Participants can register for the event until 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. Registration closes at midnight on Oct. 11. To learn more, click here.
For more information about the Yes, Mamm! Yes, Cerv! 5K, call 859.313.1705 or visit chisaintjosephhealth.org/yesmamm5k.
About CHI Saint Joseph Health
CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.
About Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation
Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation supports CHI Saint Joseph Health’s drive for excellence by inspiring donors to make a tangible difference through their philanthropic investment in outstanding patient care facilities and services, the education of caregivers, advanced clinical research and improved access to quality medical care.