Run for the Health of It, a 5K race on Dec. 1

Run to support Equal Access Birmingham's health care access programs.

eab_runEqual Access Birmingham, a UAB medical student group, will host the fourth annual Run for the Health of It 5K on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.

This year’s run — the Mistletoe Race — incorporates a holiday theme and starts at 9 a.m. at Crestline Elementary School on West Jackson Boulevard. There will be free food available and a DJ. Participants are encouraged to wear holiday attire.

Register online here. Cost is $25 online, $30 at the door, and long-sleeved T-shirts are available for $18.

Proceeds from Run for the Health of It benefit EAB, a student-run initiative in the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education of the UAB School of Medicine that seeks to provide health care access to those in need within the Birmingham community, promote health education and raise awareness of local health disparities through the efforts of medical students and various partnerships.