Mercy Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Hosts Runner’s Symposium in Anderson Township on January 14

Just in time for start of race training season, Mercy Health – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Anderson is hosting the 2017 Runner’s Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 14 at its office at 7575 Five Mile Road, Suite B, Cincinnati, OH  45230.


Presented in conjunction with Tri-State Running Company, the symposium invites running community members of all ages and experience levels to learn how to achieve their running goals, avoid injury and understand the importance of maintaining an active schedule.


Experts will present running strategies based on evidence, best practices and experience that integrate anatomy, physiology and injury prevention and will also discuss when and how runners should reach out to professionals for help when they need it.


The symposium will conclude with three interactive breakout sessions designed to have an immediate impact on participants’ running success.


Keynote speakers include:

  • Laurah Lukin, PhD, Assistant Dean and Professor of Medical Education at the University of Cincinnati and an athlete and coach who works to inspire an active lifestyle and encourage other women to be engaged in their own health. Dr. Lukin has participated as an elite athlete in numerous road races, marathons and triathlons including Ironman 70.3 World Championships.
  • Harvey Sweetland Lewis, an American ultrarunner, social studies and economics teacher, world traveler and public speaker who won the Badwater Ultramarathon near Death Valley, CA, in July 2014 in just under 23 hours and 53 minutes. Lewis is one of the most popular local, ultra-marathoners.

For more details& to register, click here or visit Tickets are $20, $15 for students.