Health Expo kicks off Monument Marathon weekend

The Scotts Bluff County Tourism Health Expo will be held from noon to 9 p.m. today at Western Nebraska Community College.

Those attending the event will learn about health care services available in the area from the many organizations and businesses who have booths at the expo. Runners and walkers for the Monument Marathon will also pick up their packets at the expo.

The Marathon begins at 8 a.m. Saturday morning with the 26 mile full marathon starting at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center and runners in the 13 mile half marathon taking off from the Robidoux RV park. The marathon winds around areas near the Scotts Bluff National Monument and ends at the Five Rocks Amphitheater. Over 420 people are registered for the event.

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