Pediatric Dentistry at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children will host the 10th Annual Rush 2 Brush 5K run/walk and a one-mile fun run on Saturday, February 4 on the UMC campus. The race will start and finish at the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.Parking is available on campus.
Day of registration is Saturday at 6:30am. The 5k Run/Walk begins at 8:30am and the 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 9:30 am.
Rush 2 Brush, along with ‘Give Kids a Smile’ day, held on February 3, kick-off National Children’s Dental Health Month promoting awareness of the importance of oral health to overall health of children and their families. Premier sponsor for this year’s event is University Dentists, PLLC demonstrating the commitment to the improvement of oral health by UMC’s multidisciplinary dental faculty practice. All proceeds benefit Pediatric Dentistry @ Batson which is the only dental specialty program in the state that is dedicated to the oral health care of Children with Special Health Care Needs. The registration fee for the run/walk is $20 and the registration fee for the fun run is $10. To register online or for more information, visit Mississippi Track Club. To learn more about Pediatric Dentistry at Batson, visit this site.