LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center will host its second annual Doc’s DASH at 7 a.m. Saturday at Pennington, 6400 Perkins Road.

The family event features a 5K and 1-mile fun run for all ages and fitness levels, along with games, health information and community partners and exhibitors, a news release said.

Family activities include kickboxing warmups, interactive science experiments, research opportunities, a photo booth, face painting, games and obstacle courses for kids.

Emcees are LSU basketball legend and fitness guru Rudy Macklin and Whitney Vann. Race ambassador is Paula Pennington.

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