Granville Ambulance Chase Announces Results
The eighth annual Granville Ambulance Chase & Food Truck Rodeo announced the official results of the community event held on Saturday, March 16, 2019.
The overall first place winner in the 10K race was Taylor Adams of Chapel Hill, NC. Taylor finished the 10K (6.2 miles) in 39.28 minutes.
Hana Baskin was the top female finisher in the 10K at a race time of 39.53 minutes. This is Hana’s 7th year as a top finisher in the Ambulance Chase.
In the 5K race, Daniel Hill was the overall 1st place winner. Ten-year-old Genevieve Keigley of Oxford was the top female finisher. This was Genevieve’s 2nd year in a row as a top finisher.
More than 300 people participated in the event, which included the 10K competitive, 5K competitive and 5K Fun Run, the 1 Mile Family Walk and the Kids Dash. Over 100 volunteers from Granville Health System and the community assisted with the event. Girl Scout Troop #1119 who provided the three water stations along with race routes. About 2,500 people attended the Food Truck Rodeo which featured 11 food and beverage vendors and live music by Big Love.
All results may be found at www.ghsAmbulanceChase.org.
Race registration fees benefitted the Granville Health System Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to serve as a charitable resource for Granville Health System, supporting its commitment to provide quality health care to all citizens of the community, where they work and live. The Foundation builds support for GHS and provides financial resources to purchase new equipment, develop new services, maintain and improve facilities, and recruit new health professionals to Granville County.
Additional funds were raised through corporate sponsorships, community donations, and GHS employee fundraising efforts. GHS employees alone raised more than $18,000 prior to the race through fundraising activities held on the GHS campus in the weeks leading up to race day.
Sponsors of the event include:
• Marsh & McLennan
• Granville Urology Associates
• Radon Medical, LLC
• Brickstreet Insurace
• Jenny & Tom Koinis
• Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
• Novus Architects
• Hicks Wrenn, PLLC
• Cardinal Innovations
• Aureus Medical
• Granville Surgical Associates
• RxBenefits, Inc.
• WOW Coalition
• Granville Gastroenterology Associates
• Granville ENT
• Drake Dentistry & Donna Bryan Spears, D.D.S., P.A.
• Granville Insurance Agency, Inc.
• Professional Pharmacy
• Dixon Hughes Goodman
• Winston International
• NFV Healthcare Group
• Oliver's Towing
• Professional Recovery Consultants
• Myriad Genetics
• Jake Wilson
• Triangle X-Ray Company
• Granville Surgical Associates Staff
• Area Hearing Center
• Walmart SuperCenter Oxford
• Bright Penny Brewing
• Tobacco Wood Brewing Co.
• Creedmoor Drug
The event was organized by the Granville Ambulance Chase Steering Committee which is made up of community members, Granville Health System medical staff and employees, GHS Foundation board members, local law enforcement, and downtown Oxford business owners.
About the Granville Health System Foundation
The mission of Granville Health System Foundation is to serve as a charitable resource for Granville Health System, supporting its commitment to provide quality health care to all citizens of the community, where they work and live. The Foundation builds support for GHS and provides financial resources to purchase new equipment, develop new services, maintain and improve facilities, and recruit new health professionals to Granville County. For more information about the Granville Health System Foundation, please visit www.ghsFoundation.org.
About Granville Health System
For more than 98 years, Granville Health System has been delivering quality health care close to home. To meet the growing needs of its community, Granville Health System has expanded its services throughout Granville County, offering convenient access to medical care where its citizens work and live. GHS received a number of national awards, including the Hospital of Choice Award which named Granville Health System as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country four years running. GHS has also received the Community Value Index Five-Star Hospital Award, placing GHS in the top 20% of hospitals in the country in offering financial value to the communities served, while reinvesting back into facilities in order to provide for current and emerging health needs. Recently, Granville Health System was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The GHS main campus is located at 1010 College Street, Oxford, North Carolina. For more information about Granville Health System visit GHS online at www.ghsHospital.org.