The 6th Annual Father’s Day 5K at Margaritas is Sunday, June 21st, 2015. 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.

Event Sponsors gather at Margaritas wearing neckties in support of the Father’s Day 5K: Lara Willard, Goodwin Community Health; Ben Thompson, Access Sports Medicine, Dan Lombardi, Somersworth Physical Therapy; Karen Benedetti, Service Credit Union; Andrea Johnson, Margaritas; Kristy Methot, Holy Rosary Credit Union; Jeanne Supple, Measured Progress; Rose O’Hare, Northeast Credit Union; Mike and Michelle Pellerin, PELMAC Industries Inc.; Samantha Pellerin, 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. Participants can bring their race bib for free admission into the Seacoast Mavericks game that night, Sunday, June 21st at 4:35pm at Leary Field in Portsmouth.

“Last year we had a record number of participants and we are hoping for a similar turnout this year” says Samantha Pellerin, Race Director and Marketing Coordinator for Goodwin Community Health. “This is a really fun race that invites all family members to come together to celebrate dads everywhere.”

Runners/walkers can visit http://www.active.com/dover-nh/running/races/father-s-day-5k-at-margaritas-2015 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 two hundred adults to register get a free race t-shirt. Same day registration is available beginning at 8:00am and the race will begin at 9:00am. Day of registration is twenty-five dollars for but advanced registration is only twenty dollars for adults and just five dollars for children under twelve. 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 fifty dollar gift certificate to Runners Alley. Gift certificates to Philbrick’s Sports will go to the top males and females in each of the twelve 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: Access Sports Medicine, New Hampshire Healthy Families, Measured Progress, Philbrick’s Sports, Liberty Mutual, Insideout Beauty Studio, Shaheen & Gordon, Somersworth Physical Therapy, Holy Rosary Credit Union, Well Sense Health Plan, Service Credit Union, Garrison Women’s Health Center, Northeast Credit Union and Homewood Suites of Dover.

Goodwin Community Health is the only 501(c)(3) Community Health Center serving the Greater Strafford County area of New Hampshire and Maine. They make it affordable for local people to access the wellness services and quality primary care that lead to good physical, dental and behavioral health. For more information on the Father’s Day 5K visit www.GoodwinCH.org or www.doverraceseries.com. For questions, please contact Sam Pellerin at spellerin@GoodwinCH.org.

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