’14 Passavant-Powerade 5K/10K


Race Date: The 2014 Passavant-Powerade 5K and 10K is Saturday, May 31, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Westgate entrance to Passavant. Our race is the longest consecutively run race in Jacksonville. Our 2014 event is our 22nd Anniversary!
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Entry fee: Advance entry fee is $20 per person; $19 for SRRC members. Race day entry fee is $25; $24 for SRRC members. Shirts are guaranteed if pre-registered by 12 noon, May 19, 2014. Entry fee includes a technical running shirt, post-race refreshments, and more.

Proceeds: “Protect the Melon” campaign which provides a bicycle helmet and a brain safety presentation to all fourth grade students in Jacksonville.

Packet Pick-up:

For Springfield-area runners: Thursday, May 29, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Springfield Running Center, 2943 West White Oaks Drive, Springfield. You may also register at pick-up.

For Jacksonville-area runners: Friday, May 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Main Lobby at Passavant. You may also register at pick-up.

Race day Registration/Packet Pick-up: Begins at 6:30 a.m. at the registration tables near the Westgate entrance. In case of rain, the location will be the underground doctor’s parking lot on the south side of the hospital.

Timing: The DAG Electronic Timing System will be utilized. Gun times will be used for awards.

Course: Both courses are USA Track and Field-certified. Runners should be prepared for a P.R. as the course is mainly flat and fast! The race begins and ends at Passavant and is run through mostly residential areas on the city’s west side. 5K and 10K participants run together until the 1.5 mile mark, where the 10K runners head west for an out and back and the 5K runners head east to the finish line. Here is the course map. You may also view the courses via MapMyFitness.com: 10K   5K.

Awards: Beautiful custom medals to top overall male and female finishers in each race and the first, second, and third place finishers, male and female, in the following age categories: under 14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, and 55-59; male 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over; and female 60 and over.

Food: Post-race food includes an assortment of Powerade, Dasani water, bagels, watermelon, grapes, and frozen juice bars.

Showers: Available at Fitness World Health Club (across the street) following the race. Runners must show their number at the desk.

Prizes: All runners are eligible for prize drawings following the race.

Directions from Springfield: Exit right on the first Jacksonville exit (Exit 68). Proceed west approximately 2-3 miles. Highway becomes Morton Avenue after crossing the underpass. Proceed west on Morton Avenue approximately 2.5 miles until Westgate Avenue. Turn right on Westgate Avenue. Proceed north approximately 1.5 miles until you reach Passavant.

Parking: We encourage you to use the Fitness World parking lot (located south and directly across the street from Passavant) and the parking lots on the east side of the hospital. Watch for signs.

Questions: (217) 479-5858 or kevin.eckhoff@passavanthospital.com.

Results: Complete results are posted the same day here at passavanthospital.com.

 

2013 winners: Records:
10K – Men: Bryan Glass 32:25 10K – Men: Bryan Glass 32:25 (2013)
10K – Women: Joy Guardia 39:15 10K – Women: Joy Guardia 39:15 (2013)
5K – Men: Adam Enz 18:09 5K – Men: Bryan Glass 15:36 (2012)
5K – Women: Dakota Nicholson 22:26 5K – Women: Hailee Elmore 18:57 (2003)

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Patricia Huckabay is Employee of the Month

Posted on: July 13, 2017

Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Patricia Huckabay. She is a clerk in the patient registration department and has been employed at Passavant five years. Her nomination from a grateful co-worker read, “Patricia is pleasant and friendly with everyone. She always has a smile. She always goes above and beyond creating a wonderful experience for every patient. She helps wherever needed and does anything without complaint. Patricia often stays when the department is short-staffed and has helped out with all shifts. Recently, she noticed a job that needed to be done. She took the initiative to discover what she could do to help. She followed up on each issue with progress and took time to learn. She also came up with a great idea to add notes to each visit so that everyone could view the work that had been done. Patricia is an asset to Passavant and Patient Registration. We are lucky to have her!” “As a patient registration clerk, I ensure patient insurance and demographic information is up-to-date. I create, update and maintain most outpatient and inpatient visits. In addition, I order laboratory, x-ray and other outpatient tests,” Patricia said. The care and compassion we provide here makes Passavant a fantastic place to work and an even better place to get the care you need,” added Patricia. Patricia resides in Jacksonville with her two children, Kyla and Ava. The Employee of the Month at Passavant receives eight hours off with pay, an Employee of the Month plaque, a close parking space for one month, gift cards for the Cafeteria and Gift Shop, a movie gift card, pen and pencil set, picnic blanket, flashlight/tool kit, Mason jar cup, umbrella, small cooler, lunch sack, drawstring tote, water bottle, notepad, flashlight key ring, coffee mug, and cup.

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