Covey Run: 5th Annual Run/Walk

by Shona Milne on July 5, 2011

Registration Now Open for The 5th Annual Covey Run 10K Race, 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash

The Covey Run has raised more than $300,000 for Seattle Children’s Hospital

Registration is now open for The 5th Annual Covey Run, a family-friendly event which takes place August 20, 2011 in Woodinville, WA and benefits Seattle Children’s Hospital.  Held in conjunction with the Auction of Washington Wines and presented by Covey Run Winery, the race has raised more than $300,000 for uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s Hospital, ensuring that every child has access to healthcare, regardless of their family’s ability to pay.  Covey Run winemaker Kate Michaud, a fitness enthusiast and committed philanthropist, has run the 10K nearly every year.

Winners of The Covey Run, who are at least 21 years old, will receive a 3-litre bottle of Covey Run wine and a donation will be presented to Seattle Children’s Hospital at The Wine Gala, which will be held on the evening of August 20th.

The race is Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 8 a.m. – but online registration is available from now until August 17, 2011

The race begins and ends at the Redhook Ale Brewery, 14300 NE 145th Street, Woodinville.

The entry fee is $30 (through August 1), $35 (August 2-17), $40 Day of Registration & 12 and under FREE (timing chip & t-shirt not included)

PRIZES: All participants who raise more than $100 will be eligible for a drawing for prizes donated by local shops and restaurants.

Information and online registration:  http://www.coveyrun.com/the-covey-run.php

About Covey Run Winery

Covey Run Winery has been distinguished with 24 “Best Value” honors from Wine Spectator since 1993 and was named one of the Top Values of the Year by Wine & Spirits Magazine this year.  Winemaker Kate Michaud sources fruit from a number of Washington’s best vineyards in the esteemed Columbia Valley and crafts sought-after wines for savvy enthusiasts who appreciate the excellent value presented by Covey Run Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.  Covey Run wines are available nationwide and can be tasted and purchased at Columbia Winery, a popular Woodinville landmark.

About Seattle Children’s Hospital

Consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical referral center for the largest landmass of any children’s hospital in the country (Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho). For more than 100 years, Children’s has been delivering superior patient care and advancing new treatments through pediatric research. Children’s serves as the primary teaching, clinical and research site for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. The hospital works in partnership with Seattle Children’s Research Institute and Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation. Together they are Seattle Children’s, known for setting new standards in superior patient care for more than 100 years.  For more information visit www.seattlechildrens.org.

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