Granville Health System Foundation Celebrates Record Breaking Turnout at the 10th Annual Granville Ambulance Chase

Oxford, N.C.– April 3, 2024–The 10th Annual Granville Ambulance Chase, organized by the Granville Health System Foundation, celebrated a monumental success this year, with a turnout of over 400 participants. This remarkable milestone underscores the unwavering support of the community for the Granville Health System Foundation.

The Granville Ambulance Chase has become a cherished tradition, epitomizing the spirit of camaraderie and dedication to bettering the community’s health. This year’s event not only exceeded expectations but also showcased the remarkable unity and enthusiasm of participants and supporters alike.

Congratulations to all who participated in the races! Our 10k Competitive Race Winners were Taylor Adams & Allison Dease. The 5k Competitive Race Winners were Jordan Johnson & Leanna Wimsatt.

“This year’s Ambulance Chase was a huge success that brought the entire community together in support of Granville Health System. What a great way for health enthusiasts and families to have an opportunity to work on wellness and participate in an event that benefits the entire county. A special thanks to the hospital staff and all the volunteers for their continued support, teamwork, and commitment in bringing this event together,” stated GHS Foundation Board Chair, Xavier L. Wortham.

The Granville Health System Foundation extends its heartfelt gratitude to the entire community for their overwhelming support, which has been instrumental in making this event a staple for the health system. A special acknowledgment goes to our generous sponsors whose contributions have played a pivotal role in ensuring the success of the Granville Ambulance Chase. Your unwavering support enables us to continue our mission of promoting well-being, accelerating healing, and inspiring hope in Granville County and beyond.

We also extend our sincerest appreciation to the dedicated volunteers who selflessly devoted their time and effort to make this event possible. Your hard work and dedication are truly commendable and deeply appreciated.

Furthermore, we cannot overlook the scenic beauty and warm hospitality of the City of Oxford, which provided the perfect backdrop for the 10th Annual Granville Ambulance Chase. Thank you to all city departments and staff who assisted in making this event a success.

As we reflect on this remarkable achievement, we eagerly anticipate the future and are thrilled to announce that the 11th Annual Granville Ambulance Chase is already on the horizon. Mark your calendars for March 15, 2025, as we come together once again to celebrate health, community, and vitality.

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About Granville Health System Foundation:

The mission of Granville Health System Foundation is to serve as a charitable resource for Granville Health System (GHS), supporting its commitment to providing quality health care to all citizens of the community, where they work and live. The Foundation builds support for GHS and provides f inancial resources to purchase new equipment, develop new services, maintain, expand, and improve facilities. For more information about the Granville Health System Foundation, or to make an online contribution, please visit The Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

About Granville Health System:

For over a century, Granville Health System has been at the forefront of quality healthcare. To cater to the evolving needs of its community, Granville Health System has extended its services throughout Granville County, ensuring convenient medical care access for its residents. The Granville Health System main campus can be found at 1010 College Street, Oxford, North Carolina. For more details, visit GHS online at

Media Contact:

Lauren B. Roberson, Marketing & Foundation Director