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Exercise and Outreach: A Win-Win Situation

Want to get great exercise and help others as well?  Participate in Penn Medicine team-based activities coming up later this month.

Undy 5000 (Saturday, September 14)

Help raise awareness about colon cancer in a 5K run/walk. A portion of this year’s proceeds will go to the Abramson Cancer Center’s West Philadelphia Gastrointestinal Health Outreach and Access Program, which helps West Philadelphia patients complete their screening colonoscopies – a powerful way to prevent colon cancer! To register or make a donation, click here.

5K for the IOA and Memory Mile Walk (Sunday, September 22)

Run or walk through beautiful Penn Park with its skyline views of the City and help support Penn’s Institute of Aging for the treatment and care of patients with Alzheimer’s, neurodegenerative and other age-related diseases. To register, click here.

Bike MS City to Shore  (Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29)

Join the Penn team on what has been named the ‘best cycling getaway’ in New Jersey and help raise money for multiple sclerosis.  The team welcomes students, friends and family, and patients. Can’t ride? Be a volunteer!  To learn more, click here.

Bonus: Members of Penn’s Wellfocused Healthy Rewards Program can earn 100 Healthy Rewards points for taking part in one of these events!

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