Marine Corps Community Services
Kimm Marie Teruya
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SURF AND TURF 5K RACE CHALLENGES ALL IN APRIL
MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII (MCB HAWAII), KANEOHE, HI – March 23, 2012 - Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Semper Fit and Single Marine & Sailor Program (SM&SP) welcomes participants to the 9th Annual Surf & Turf 5K on Saturday, April 14, starting at 6:30 a.m. The Surf & Turf is one of the most scenic race routes offered at MCB Hawaii taking runners from the Officer’s Club, through the Klipper Golf Course, and along North Beach. This race is open to the public.
The Surf and Turf 5K is part of the Commanding Officer’s Fitness Series, a selection of races created for military members and the public promoting fitness and wellness through numerous and breathtaking running routes across Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
Awards will be given to the top three overall finishers and the top finisher in each age group category for both men and women.
Register online by visiting the Semper Fit page on the MCCS website at www.mccshawaii.com/cgfit.shtml through Wednesday, April 11 until 4:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per individual and increases to $30 if registering after Friday, April 6, 4:30 p.m. Participants can also register by visiting the Semper Fit Center up until race day. Packet pick-up day is Friday, April 13 between 9:00
a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Kaneohe Bay Semper Fit Center.
For more information, please contact the Semper Fit Varsity Sports Coordinator at (808) 254-7590.
About Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)
MCCS supports Marine Corps readiness and retention by providing quality goods and services in garrison and deployed environments. The goal is to be the premier provider of quality of life services and products to the military community of MCB Hawaii including Kaneohe Bay, Camp Smith, and Manana Housing. MCCS consists of Business Operations, Food & Hospitality, Semper Fit, Retail, Marine & Family Programs, Finance and Support Divisions. Programs are offered to active duty military personnel, retirees, reservists, family members, and DoD civilian employees.
About Semper Fit
MCCS Semper Fit encompasses all Marine Corps Base Hawaii’s sports and fitness programs including Semper Fit Centers, Health Promotions, Aquatics, Athletics (Intramural and Varsity Sports) and the Single Marine & Sailor Program.