Boise, ID – Hundreds of regular participants and first time runners and walkers will celebrate a significant milestone for the popular Meet Me Monday initiative. Saint Alphonsus Health System kicked off the community health program June 11, 2012. Monday’s event is the 20th week of Meet Me Monday. Boise Mayor Dave Bieter will attend the event.
Who: Walkers, runners, strollers, friends and family and Boise Mayor Dave Bieter
Where: Pioneer “Old Boise” Building at the corner of 6th and Main St Boise
Why: To improve the health of our communities, and cultivate camaraderie by bringing friends and families together while enjoying the beauty of the city.
Meet Me Monday is a grassroots weekly event that encourages people to get and stay healthy. Walkers, strollers, runners, and even those who wish to meander, meet each Monday evening – in the parking lot of the Pioneer Building at the northeast corner of 6th and Main. For participants the process is simple and fun; register at 5:15 PM in person and begin their walk or run at 5:45 PM. One, two and 3.75 mile courses are available. The routes can be viewed at www.meetmemonday.org. Rules require participants to obey all traffic laws and signals. No streets will be blocked.
About Saint Alphonsus Health System
Saint Alphonsus Health System is a four-hospital, 714-bed regional, faith-based Catholic ministry with over 4,300 Associates and 950 medical staff. Serving the people of southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada, Saint Alphonsus Health System is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa, ID; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Ontario, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Group, with more than 275 primary care and specialty care providers at 35 clinic locations. As a not-for-profit health system, Saint Alphonsus Health System reinvests profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those we serve by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community-based. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, Novi, Michigan. To find out more go to: www.saintalphonsushealthsystem.org