Students Hosted 8th Annual 5K Tiger Dash and Half Mile Cub Run
DPT students are up early to host the run.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2014 hosted the 8th Annual Tiger Dash and Half Mile Cub Run during Pacific Homecoming 2013 on Saturday, October 19. Nearly 250 runners participated in the event which featured a free health fair and multiple educational booths from local organizations.
"We all had a great time hosting the event, and we were very happy with the turnout this year! We hope to see everyone out there next year," said Chelsea Keys '14.
Every year this event is organized to help sponsor students from in the Class of 2014 to attend the annual American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting in February 2014. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the local YMCA to help support youth sport scholarships and further promote healthy lifestyles in the community.
This event was sponsored by 20 community organizations and businesses including Central Valley Physical Therapy/Delta Physical Therapy, Dry Development and Investment Corp, Twirling Tiger Press, Chuck's Hamburgers, Mid Cal Body Shop, In and Out Traffic School, Lodi Physical Therapy, Golden Bear Physical Therapy, Aqua Chlor, Pine Street Physical Therapy, Big Tree Organic Farms, St. Joseph's Medical Center, Stockton Thunder, In-Shape Fitness, Fleet Feet, All Family Optometric Vision Care, Velo Vino Clif Family Winery, Bayside Printing Products, Stenson's Engraving and Dr. Cathy Peterson, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy.