The 7th Annual Father’s Day 5K at Margaritas is Sunday, June 19.

Event Sponsors gather at Margaritas wearing neckties in support of the Fatherís Day 5K: Michael Schidlovsky, ConvenientMD; Andrea Johnson, Margaritas; Samantha Pellerin, Goodwin Community Health; Dan Lombardi, Somersworth Physical Therapy; Eric Kilchenstein, Esq., Shaheen & Gordon; Lara Willard, Goodwin Community Health.
Event Sponsors gather at Margaritas wearing neckties in support of the Fatherís Day 5K: Michael Schidlovsky, ConvenientMD; Andrea Johnson, Margaritas; Samantha Pellerin, Goodwin Community Health; Dan Lombardi, Somersworth Physical Therapy; Eric Kilchenstein, Esq., Shaheen & Gordon; Lara Willard, Goodwin Community Health.

Registration for the event is open. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to celebrate fatherhood at this family-friendly race presented by Pelmac Industries of New Hampshire. Proceeds from the event help all living in the Greater Strafford County area gain access to quality health care through Goodwin Community Health.

The Father’s Day 5K is a proud member of the Dover Race Series and takes place on a certified course, complete with margaritas-style food and fiesta after the race.

“What better way to kick off Father’s than a great run or walk followed by some fun at Margaritas,” says Samantha Pellerin, race director and marketing coordinator for Goodwin Community Health. “The necktie theme has really caught on over the years. Families show up wearing neckties in honor of a special father in their lives. Some run right along with Dad and some run in honor of a special Father figure that may have passed on.”

Runners/walkers can visit http://www.active.com/dover-nh/running/distance-running-races/father-s-day-5k-at-margaritas-2016 for details and registration. Registration forms can be completed online, mailed in or dropped-off at Goodwin Community Health at 311 Route 108 in Somersworth. The first 200 adults to register get a free race T-shirt. Same day registration is available beginning at 8 a.m. and the race will begin at 9 a.m. Day of registration is $25, but advanced registration is only $20 for adults and just $5 for children under 12. All participants are encouraged to wear a necktie to honor dads and those special father-figures everywhere.

The top male and female runner will win a $50 gift certificate to Runners Alley. Gift certificates to Philbrick’s Sports will go to the top males and females in each of the 12 age divisions: 14 and under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-55; 55-59; 60-69; and 70 plus.

Pelmac Industries, a home security company serving all of New England, has returned as this year’s top sponsor. Additional sponsors include: New Hampshire Healthy Families; Philbrick’s Sports; Liberty Mutual; Convenient MD; Shaheen & Gordon; Somersworth Physical Therapy; Well Sense Health Plan; Service Credit Union; Garrison Women’s Health; Northeast Credit Union; Seacoast Orthopedics;, Clark Insurance; and Seacoast General Surgery.

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