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Move for Something that Matters! Register for CCI Health & Wellness Services’ Annual Run Baby Run 5K!

When

Saturday, August 14, 2021

  • Warm-up begins at 7:30 AM
  • 5K begins at 8:00 AM

 

Where

Wheaton Regional Park
2000 Shorefield Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20902

Why

Because every parent deserves a healthy pregnancy and every baby deserves a healthy start. At CCI, our prenatal program is essential to improving the health of mothers and their children. We know women can face many challenges in accessing care in our community.

  • Women of color often receive inadequate care and have more challenging pregnancy experiences.
  • Immigrant women may have limited English proficiency and require care adapted to their linguistic and cultural needs.
  • Women facing chronic health conditions, like hypertension or diabetes, need a higher level of care to ensure healthy, full-term pregnancies.

In the CCI service area, Prince George’s County faces some of the worst birth outcomes in the state and the county does not offer prenatal care services to its residents, making it more difficult for already underserved women to achieve healthy birth outcomes.

Without appropriate prenatal care, women may experience dangerous complications during pregnancy and labor, and babies are at greater risk for physical and mental disabilities. Quality prenatal care changes the trajectory of patients’ birth outcomes, leading to healthy, full-term babies.

Who

Run Baby Run brings the whole community together to strengthen CCI’s prenatal program by raising funds through sponsorships, race registrations, and fundraising.  Athletic ability does not matter—all are encouraged to run, walk, jog, push their children in strollers, wheel in their wheelchairs, and make their way to the finish line however they choose.

How

By simply registering to patriciate you help CCI continue to provide unparalleled care to every patient during all stages of life.

Are you ready to make a difference? Lace up your shoes and sign up now! Ask your friends and family to join, spread the word by sharing our social media channels, and even fundraise on our behalf! Can’t participate? You can still make a donation to benefit our maternal and child health programs!

Sponsoring the Run Baby Run 5k will help support the mission of CCI Health & Wellness Services, specifically to raise funds to provide affordable prenatal care to those in our community who need it the most. Your organization should become a sponsor to help raise awareness, support the cause, increase brand recognition, and support community involvement.