Brenner FIT 5K Challenge

Brenner FIT 5K Challenge

Brenner Children’s Hospital challenges YOU to join them for the Brenner FIT 5K Challenge on Friday, September 12!  

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Registration is still OPEN. Packet pick-up is on Thursday, September 11 from 4-7pm at Omega Sports in Thruway Center. You CAN register there or at the event on Friday starting at 5pm. Print this FORM and bring it with you! Hope to see you there!

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Put on your running shoes, get your friends and family together and join us as Brenner Children’s Hospital kicks off the fall season with a 5K run/walk and FIT Fun Run. The 4th annual Brenner FIT 5K Challenge will be on Friday, September 12 at 6:30 pm at WFU Deacon Tower. The 5K run/walk will start at 6:30 pm with the FIT Fun Run starting directly afterwards at 6:45 pm.  

FIT Zone opens at 5:30 pm with lots of fun hands-on activities-

  • Sugar Beverage Game
  • Fruit and Veggie Twister
  • Balanced Plate Relay
  • Play a game of dodgeball, our version of course!
  • Flavor Fear Factor-Do you dare taste!
  • Life-size Jenga
  • Play mini game of tennis with WS Open
  • Shoe-fitting with Adidas
  • Get in the dirt and start on own garden!
  • Play the Exercise Walk with YMCA
  • Spin the wheel for prizes from Omega Sports
  • Tasty treats from Brynn's Frozen Yogurt
  • Chili Contest- taste two healthy chili's prepared by  Dr. Joey Skelton, Director of the Brenner FIT program and Chef Alfred, from WFBMC Food and Nutrition Services then tell us which one is your favorite!


Our 5K is part of the Omega Sports WS Race Series. The goal of the WS Race Series is to highlight the area’s best events and reward runners who support those events. Everyone is encouraged to enter the minimum number Omega Sports Race Series events and qualify to attend the end of year banquet. For more information on the Race Series, visit

Brenner News and Highlights 

Brenner Children’s Hospital Again Ranked among Best in Country by U.S. News & World Report

For the second straight year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital, the pediatric arm of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, among the best children’s hospitals in the country.


Head Hits Can Be Reduced in Youth Football; Study Shows Limiting Contact in Practice Makes Difference

Less contact during practice could mean a lot less exposure to head injuries for young football players, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Virginia Tech.


Ranked in 12 Medical Specialties, Wake Forest Baptist is among the Nation’s Best Hospitals According to U.S. News & World Report

For the 21st consecutive year, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is listed among the best hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The online magazine released its annual national ranking of the country’s premier hospitals, earlier today.


Quick Reference

Brenner FIT 5K Challenge
Cindy Caines


Additional Information
Mailing address:
Brenner Children's Hospital
Office of Development
PO Box 571021
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1021

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