Whether a runner or a walker, all Las Vegans can show off their stride for a great cause at the inaugural “Show Your Heart Run” to benefit the Children’s Heart Foundation on Saturday, Sept. 19.
The event will take place at Kellogg Zaher Park (7901 W. Washington Ave. Las Vegas).
Participants can enjoy their choice of a 5K race or a 1.7 mile fun walk. Festivities begin at 6:30 a.m. with a warm up and announcements; the 5K run begins promptly at 7 a.m., with the 1.7 mile fun walk beginning immediately following the race start. To register as a runner, walker or sponsor, please visit www.chfn.org or call 702-967-3522.
5K runner fees are $40 per person through Aug. 31 or $45 per person beginning Sept. 1 through the event. Walkers are $10 per person. All runners receive a custom medal, bib, and D-tag for timing. Packet pick-up is available on Friday, Sept. 18 from 3 – 6 p.m. at REI at Boca Park or prior to the race.
Sponsors of the “Show Your Heart Run” include event partner, Jus Run; as well as Foresters and Gimme Some Sugar Bake Shoppe.
Children’s Heart Foundation is committed to making a difference in the lives of heart families, through emotional, educational and financial support to inspire a higher quality of life for all. Children’s Heart Foundation has four main goals: to lend support to families as they deal with the emotional and financial toll exacted by a child’s heart problems; to provide a medically supervised, carefree camp experience for children with heart conditions; to educate healthcare professionals and the general public on pediatric cardiology issues; and to support research in the area of pediatric cardiology. Children’s Heart Foundation, a 501(c)(3), was founded in 2001 through the compassionate efforts of local pediatric cardiologists and concerned families of children with heart problems. Children’s Heart Foundation is located at 3006 S. Maryland Parkway, #690, Las Vegas, NV 89109. For more information on Children’s Heart Foundation, please call (702) 967-3522 or visit www.chfn.org.