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MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Holds 10th Annual Super H 5K Run, Walk & Wheel, Sunday, September 22

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MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Holds 10th Annual Super H 5K Run, Walk & Wheel, Sunday, September 22

 
Contact:
Derek T. Berry
Media Relations Manager 202-877-1773
derek.t.berry@medstar.net

McLean, Virginia – MedStar National Rehabilitation Network will host its 10th annual Super H 5K Run, Walk & Wheel on Sunday, September 22 for runners, walkers and athletes with disabilities. The event will begin and end at Sport & Health Club in Tysons Corner (8250 Greensboro Dr., McLean, Virginia 22102).

Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m. Registration includes a post-race party with food and entertainment, and the fee is $45. Each registrant gets a two-week free membership to Sport & Health in Tysons Corner.

All proceeds from the race will support MedStar NRH’s adaptive sports programs for disabled athletes. These programs enable adaptive athletes – those with those with disabilities who compete in various sports to stay active – to take part in sports such as wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, sled hockey, quad rugby, sit volleyball, hand cycling, rowing and more.

To register go to http://www.firstgiving.com/nrh/superh5k or call 202-877-1781.

About MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital is a private, not-for-profit facility with 137 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. MedStar NRH’s services are designed specifically for the rehabilitation of individuals with disabling injuries and illnesses such as stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and disease, arthritis, amputations, post-polio syndrome, chronic pain, back and neck pain, occupational injuries, cancer and cardiac disease that require medical rehabilitation, and other neurological and orthopedic conditions. Annually, MedStar NRH admits approximately 2,200 inpatients and provides nearly 350,000 ambulatory visits at 34 MedStar National Rehabilitation Network outpatient sites located in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. We treat patients from the age of 6 and up and our pediatric unit — the National Center for Children’s Rehabilitation — is a joint service of MedStar NRH and Children’s National Medical Center.

MedStar NRH has appeared on the “Best Hospitals” list in U.S. News & World Report for 19 consecutive years and is currently ranked among the top hospitals for medical rehabilitation in America. MedStar NRH is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). We have CARF accredited specialty programs for Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and Stroke. MedStar NRH is a proud member of MedStar Health., parent company to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center and the MedStar Visiting Nurse Association. For more on MedStar NRH, log on to medstarhealth.org/nrh.