Rose Run 5k

Saturday, August 28, 2021

8:00 AM

at Rose Run Park

Presented by

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About the Rose Run 5k

The Rose Run 5k is a new event in 2021 that will kick off New Albany’s Founders Day festivities! Start your morning off with a 3.1 mile fun walk/run through the picturesque New Albany community. You can participate as an individual, with your friends, family or by creating a team with your co-workers. New Albany Founders Day is a tradition that the city has observed since 1976. 


There will be no official rate entry fee associated with the event however donations are graciously accepted.

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Healthy New Albany: Enhancing Your Health

Healthy New Albany is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization offering health programs and services that promote individual, family, and community well-being. Among the programs and services offered are:

  • I Am Thriving, a free, innovative and comprehensive program for women cancer survivors conducted in partnership with The James Comprehensive Cancer Center;

  • The New Albany Food Pantry that not only addresses food insecurity in the community by also provides other services such as health resources and referrals to a myriad of social services;

  • Senior Connections, a program conducted in partnership with the City of New Albany that offers individuals over the age of 55 a plethora of activities that include nature walks, integrative wellness classes, lectures and numerous additional opportunities that promote individual wellbeing.

These and dozens more programs and services provided by Healthy New Albany are supported by generous individual, city and corporate donations. This support is integral to the livelihood of Healthy New Albany.

There will be NO FEE this year for the Rose Run 5k! Just give in support of community programs! Give as much or as little as you choose. With a donation of $35 or more you will receive our unique soft-cotton tee shirt; all donations are graciously accepted and will be used to support community health services and programs.


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100% of race proceeds will be used to support community programs and services! When you support Healthy New Albany you are making an impact on your community by supporting:

  • A food pantry that serves 1000 local residents.

  • A farmers market that supports 45+ local farmers and provides fresh offerings to over 1000 residents and neighbors weekly throughout the summer.

  • A community garden that provides fresh, local produce to community members and food pantry clients.

  • Wellness programs for seniors through our Senior Connections program

  • Nature programs for children that provide educational activities in nature contributing to whole-person wellness.

  • English Language Learning (ELL) programs that have assisted 44 pantry clients in learning english, a path to self-sufficiency.

  • Summer meals for 170 students in the New Albany Plain Local School District.

  • 12 Lunch & Learn events per year that address critical public health issues and provide resources on topics such as diversity and mental health.

  • Integrative wellness programs for people of all ages including meditation, Tai Chi and yoga.

  • Special needs cooking programs for community members.

  • I Am Thriving - a cancer survivorship program that impacts women throughout central Ohio.

  • Race events that keep over 3000 people of all ages, from 21 states and Canada active.

  • ...and that's just to name a few!

Thank you for your support!

Healthy New Albany

c/o Rose Run 5k

150 W. Main St, Suite B

New Albany, OH 43054

Tel: 614-685-6343

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