Registration for Bothwell Foundation Lub Dub open

New “Let’s Get Ready to Lub Dub” 10-week challenge added

Registration for the Bothwell Foundation’s Lub Dub 5K/10K Walk/Run is open and the event features a new free 10-week challenge.

The “Let’s Get Ready to Lub Dub” challenge is a partnership with Sedalia Parks and Recreation and designed to provide motivation and support in a variety of health and wellness activities leading up to the walk/run event.

To learn more about the “Let’s Get Ready to Lub Dub” challenge or to register for the Lub Dub, visit Participation in the challenge is free and people will be entered to win weekly prizes. The cost for the 5K is $30 while the cost for the 10K is $40. People who register by April 12 will be guaranteed to receive a Lub Dub T-shirt.

Each person who registers for the Lub Dub will receive a 5K or 10K T-shirt, a “swag bag” with items from event sponsors, access to Heartland Racing Timing Company Results and a finishers medal at the completion of the race.

Sponsorships for this year’s event are still available. Businesses and individuals interested in supporting the annual event should contact Thiel-Payne at or 660-829-7786.

Lub Dub, named after the sound of a healthy heart, is designed to raise awareness and funds to fight heart disease. Since the event began in 2008, Lub Dub has raised more than $262,575. All proceeds from the Lub Dub event benefit the Camye Callis Gaspard Memorial Heart Fund, which provides cardiac-related equipment and items to Bothwell Regional Health Center and to communities in Pettis and Benton counties.