|Atrium Health Announced as Presenting Sponsor of ACC Fan 5K and Kids Mascot Run|
|Annual Run Takes Place the Morning of the ACC Football Championship Game|
|Published Monday, November 4, 2019|
Charlotte, N.C. – Atrium Health has partnered with the Charlotte Sports Foundation (CSF) and the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) to sponsor the race scheduled for the morning of the ACC Football Championship Game, it was announced today by CSF officials. The ACC Fan 5K and Kids Mascot Run Presented by Atrium Health will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. in Uptown Charlotte. The race is part of the fan festivities leading up to the ACC Football Championship Game that evening.
“We are very excited to have a civic leader such as Atrium Health become our partner for the ACC Fan 5K and Kids Mascot Run Presented by Atrium Health,” said Danny Morrison, Executive Director of CSF. “This is another example of Atrium Health’s emphasis on wellness and physical fitness in our community. This is a fun event that also highlights our great city.”
Atrium Health, one of the nation's leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, has been dedicated to keeping the Charlotte community active, engaged and passionate about health since 1940, when the healthcare system first opened its doors as Charlotte Memorial Hospital.
The arrival of Claude “T” Moorman, III, MD, president of Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute and The Edward N. Hanley, Jr. Endowed Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, further cemented Atrium Health’s deep-rooted commitment to provide exceptional care for those involved with athletic endeavors. After more than two decades with over a dozen teams, Dr. Moorman has considerable experience providing medical care to NFL, collegiate and high school athletic teams. Under his leadership, the Musculoskeletal Institute brings together nationally recognized providers who perform advanced procedures for orthopaedics, sports medicine and spine for the benefit of education, research and patient care.
“Our combination of clinical expertise and years of experience in healthcare- as well as the Charlotte community- make Atrium Health the perfect fit to serve as the sponsor of the 5K Mascot Run,” said Dr. Moorman. “It is gratifying to see the evolution of our partnership with the Charlotte Sports Foundation and the Atlantic Coast Conference advance to this next level.”
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