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Jul 25, 2013 5:41 PM by MELISSA CANONE

Registration Open for The 4th Annual Houma Half-Marathon & 5k

HOUMA, La.- Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) and Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) are presenting the 4th Annual Houma Heart and Soles Half-Marathon & 5K on Saturday, November 16 at 7 a.m. at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.

The event will include a half-marathon race at 13.1 miles, a two-man relay at 6.55 miles per person and a 5K walk/run at 3.1 miles. The race has a unique "Red Carpet" finish inside of the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center. Participants are invited to stay after the race to enjoy good music and great food! There will also be an awards ceremony for top finishers. ay at 13.1 miles, a two-man relay at 6.55 miles per person and a 5K walk/run at 3.1 miles. After the race for there will be food and music.

CIS and TGMC have teamed up to support this event in order to raise funds to provide cardiovascular screenings and education for the community of Terrebonne Parish. Proper cardiovascular education and regular screenings are the first steps in preventing cardiovascular disease. And by making lifestyle changes, you can modify your risk factors to reduce your risk for heart disease.

To register, or to learn more, visit www.tgmc.com/halfmarathon. Race fees vary based on race distance.

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