Mercy Health – Anderson HealthPlex Offers Free East Side Fun Run Every Third Thursday this Summer

If you are looking to have fun, meet new people, get in some exercise and enjoy tasty local brews this summer, you can do all four at the East Side Fun Run, a popular program that’s returning to the Mercy Health – Anderson HealthPlex.


Anderson HealthPlex and Tri-State Running Company have once again teamed up to offer a series of un-timed, fun runs on the Five Mile Trail. The fun runs are free and all levels of runner, from beginner to expert, are welcome. You choose your own distance and get tips from the pros as you go along.


The fun runs start at 6:30 p.m. at the Anderson HealthPlex, located at 7495 State Road, Cincinnati, ZIP 45255, on the third Thursday of each summer month:

  • June 15
  • July 20
  • August 17
  • September 21
  • October 19

The runs will take place rain or shine but the HealthPlex will cancel runs if there’s lightning.


Physical therapists from Mercy Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine will offer free musculoskeletal screenings at the East Side fun runs.


The runs end back at the HealthPlex for a social gathering. Fifty West Brewing Company will be provide refreshments and you can win T-shirts and other prizes from the HealthPlex as you mingle with friends. 


You don’t need to be a member of the HealthPlex to join the fun runs.


For more information, please call the Anderson HealthPlex at 513-624-1871.