The Granville Health System Foundation Announces Morning Start for Ambulance Chase and Food Truck Rodeo

January 29, 2020

The Granville Health System Foundation announced that the 2020 Ambulance Chase and Food Truck Rodeo will begin in the morning this year. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in downtown Oxford.

The 10K Run, 5K Run, and 1-Mile Family Walk will be held in partnership with the Downtown Oxford Economic Development Corporation and offers something for everyone - from serious runners to families looking for a day of fun. A Food Truck Rodeo will be held at the finish line as well as live music by Pleasing Annie.

The Food Truck Rodeo will be open for the entire community beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Littlejohn Street parking lot. There is no charge for admission to the Rodeo and a variety of food trucks will be in attendance.

Registration and packet pick-up for the activities will begin at 9:30 a.m. inside The Hub on Main. The Hub on Main is located at 100 Main Street in Oxford. Early packet pick-up is also available to pre-registered runners on Friday, March 6 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Tobacco Wood Brewing Company, located at 117 Wall Street in Oxford.

  • 10K competitive race begins at 11:00 a.m. on Main Street and continues along a certified course (10K runners must maintain a 12 minute/mile pace throughout the course)
  • 5K competitive race begins at 11:20 a.m. on Main Street and continues along a certified course
  • 5K Fun Run begins at 11:25 a.m. on Main Street and is a great choice for participants and groups who are less concerned with their race time
  • 1-Mile Family Walk begins at 11:40 a.m. on Main Street
  • Food Truck Rodeo from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Littlejohn Parking Lot and is free to the public
  • Live music begins at 12:00 p.m. in the Littlejohn Street parking lot

The cost for the 10K is $40 pre-registered or $45 for same-day registration. The 5K events are $30 pre-registered or $35 for same-day registration. The 1-Mile Family Walk costs $20 pre-registered or $25 for same-day registration. This price includes a race tee shirt for the first 350 registered runners and awards for the top finishers. There is no charge for admission into the Food Truck Rodeo.

Event costs are discounted for pre-registered participants through March 5 by utilizing online registration at www.ghsAmbulanceChase.org.

Many sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information about sponsorships, please visit www.ghsAmbulanceChase.org or contact Race Director Carla Abramczyk at Granville Health System at 919.690.3424. All proceeds benefit the Granville Health System Foundation

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 99 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. 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.

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