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The Women’s Red Run 4K Fundraiser
Sat, May 14, 2016
About This Activity
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Unique All Women’s Event - Presented by Pridemore Properties. Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics Center in conjunction with The American Heart Association brings you The Women’s Red Run/Walk 4K.
Only 1 in 5 women recognize heart disease as their greatest risk for sudden death. Women of all ages are now dying at a faster rate than men. So, be the one! Join us to run or walk for the 4 who need to know the risk. Designed to encourage multi-generational participation, this event can help us knock out heart disease as the leading cause of death in women. Register to run, walk or be a fund raiser now.
You’ll run or walk the red boa bridge, get a dark chocolate heart at the half way mark to sweeten the finish and receive memorable “swag” to mark your participation in this important event. Great giveaways to include mani’s, pedi’s, massage, salon services, jewelry, chocolate, wine and more! T-Shirts are available as soon as you register to help us market this meaningful event.
So, grab your girlfriends, sisters, aunts, mom and grandmother. You won’t want to miss this event!
Red Run 4k: This is a run/walk loop course that starts & finishes at Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics, 11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078. These are open roads with a lead cyclist, course markers with police assistance for temporary road closings at heavy intersections.
This will be a timed event. However, we are more concerned on winning the game of life!
All participants will receive a locally made Red Run commemorative charm. The top finisher in each age group 8-85 will receive an additional one of a kind charm for your accomplishment of finishing first in your age category. Our hope is you come back year after year to participate and raise awareness and improve upon your individual performance as a sign you’re committed to improving your heart health.
This event is more than a run/walk…We’ll have many fun giveaways for all participants including red boas given out at “Boa Bridge”, dark chocolate hearts at the half way mark, random gift certificates for manicures, massage, pedicures, wine, chocolate, free house cleaning just to name a few. Who wouldn’t want the chance to a little pampering just for walking or running?
The sole purpose of this event is to educate women of their risk of heart disease. It is our hope that you will register for this event and will commit to setting up a fundraising page or make a donation directly to support the American Heart Association’s, Go Red for Women initiative. Look for your link to be sent to you upon completion of online race registration. Awards will also be given to the highest performing fund raisers. Start raising funds today!
Ways to get involved:
Morning Snooze: Not an early riser or can’t make it race day. No problem. Get your T-Shirt and follow the event on social media. Following on the periphery has its benefits. Recipes, risk reviews, factoids, exercise ideas and more. You’ll be a heart healthy expert by the end. Register to Run/Walk! Register to participate and raise funds for the cause Red Run Fund Raiser Only
Want to get involved even if you can’t participate on race day? Here are a few ideas:
Be a Sponsor Be an educational outlet from now until the event Visit our event Facebook page and tell your story Be a volunteer – now and leading up to the event Inform your co-workers about their risks by sharing our social media sites Be aware of the unique warning signs and lower your risk today
Morning Snooze: $25
Early Registration: $35
January 7th: $40
March 1st: $45
April 1st: $50
Red Run Fund Raiser: All proceeds go directly to the American Heart Association
Profits from race registration are used to fund a year round community education campaign to raise awareness of women’s risk for heart disease. Educational outlets include social media, local papers, digital signage, corporations, local retailers, and email campaigns.
RACE DAY INFO
Date: Saturday, May 14th
Time: 8:00am at HFFA
6:30am – Day of Packet Pick up Begins
8:00am 4k Race Begins
8:45am Awards & Celebration
Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics Center
11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
Huntersville, NC 28078
PACKET PICK UP
Thursday, May 12th 10am-6pm – Run for Your Life Store
1816 E Arbors Dr. Charlotte NC 28262
Friday, May 13th 8:00pm-5:00pm - Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics Center
11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville NC 28078
Packet pick up is encouraged prior to race day. Please allow 24 hours from time of race registration for packet to be ready for pick up.
Race shirts and award charms are guaranteed for the first 500 registered participants; sizes are first come first serve. We will provide you with an alternative shirts size in the event your first size is not available. SHIRTS are available for pick up at HFFA 48 hours after registration. These shirts are a cotton/poly blend, baseball style shirt. Start wearing your t-shirt TODAY to raise awareness!
Sponsored by: Pridemore Properties (Our Presenting Sponsor), Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Fleet Feet Sports, Novant Health, Jason's Deli, Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint, Sailfish Aquatics, Bank of America, Earth Fare, Kilwins, NUTRISHOP LKN, Lake Norman Citizen, Lake Norman Herald Weekly and the American Heart Association..