Mercy Health Partners with Youngstown Marathon

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Marathon Foundation board announces a three-year partnership with Mercy Health Youngstown, which will provide all on-site medical care for the races June 3.

Cynthia Kravec, internal medicine physician and Jeffrey Johnston, physician lead for sports medicine have teamed up as co-marathon medical directors.

“In the Mahoning Valley, running has become a popular way for people to achieve their fitness goals,” the physicians said in a news release. “That’s why our new, long-term partnership with the Youngstown Marathon is so exciting for our organization, and beneficial to our patients and communities.”

Mercy Health Youngstown joins Chemical Bank and Second Sole as a Youngstown Marathon presenting partner beginning with the 2018 race.

“Our team is not only excited to work with Mercy Health over the years, but we are confident that our runners will receive some of the best medical advisement and care available,” Courtney Poullas, Youngstown Marathon Race director and CEO said in a release. “Mercy Health Youngstown shares our mission to spread health and wellness throughout the Valley.”

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