Posted on August 7, 2015 by Andrea Six
The 23nd annual American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Step Out 5k Walk to Stop Diabetes will be held on Saturday, October 10 at Forsyth Park starting with registration and continental breakfast starting at 8:00 a.m. After a warm-up, walkers will travel around outer pathways of Forsyth Park and enjoy all the beauty Savannah has to offer.
The Step Out event will also feature a large Health & Fitness Festival from 8 a.m. to noon with several free blood glucose & blood pressure screenings, fitness information and professional on-site advice on medications along with free literature on a variety of health topics. Kids’ activities and face painting will be taking place. Funds raised from the Step Out event benefit the mission of the American Diabetes Association.
Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the ADA’s fall signature campaign and has been taking place for 23 years in support of the mission of American Diabetes Association. Walk day is a huge celebration of the fundraising efforts of the Savannah community and their dedication to finding a cure for diabetes. Step Out is filled with music, food, kids’ activities, local entertainment and most importantly, the company of hundreds of people who truly understand the impact of diabetes.