The 5th Annual Run with HEART took place last summer with over 280 registered runners and walkers. Amadeo Iraheta won the race in 17:15 while Karis Putterman won the women’s title in 18:58. The course record is held by Paul Springer who ran 15:53 in 2011. Heidi Bretscher set the women’s course mark of 18:24 in that same year.
The event is run on a USATF-certified course and is hosted by Hatcher Grove Christian Community. The race starts and finishes at the Cedar Fork Community Center located at 1050 B Town Hall Drive in Morrisville.
The 5K will begin at 7:45 am, followed by a 100-yard dash for kids for kids ages 10 and under at 9 am.
The entry fees are $20 for the 5K and $5 for the Kid’s Dash. On race day the fees are $25 and $10, respectively. Entrants in the 5K can also order a t-shirt for an additional $5 if registered NLT July 14.
In the 5K, awards will be presented to the top three male finishers, to the top three female finishers and to the top finisher in each of the following age divisions: (both sexes) 14-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70-over. The oldest and youngest finishers will also receive an award.
Late entrants can register and pre-registered entrants can pick up their race packets at Raleigh Running Outfitters at their store located at 2773 Highway 55 in Cary on Friday, July 24, from 12 noon – 5:00 pm. Race day registration and packet pickup begins at 6:45 am at the Cedar Fork Community Center.
.Net proceeds from the event will benefit the Hatcher Grove Christian Community and ROCK (Remnant Outreach Centers of Kindness Inc), a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization which desires to build healthy minds through educational enrichment opportunities for youth including tutoring services and pre-college programs. For more information, go to www.runwithheart.org.