Mission: The 3rd annual Heart for Monroe - Follow Your Heart 5k event in historic downtown Monroe brings the community together to address hunger, homelessness, education, and relationships in our area. Your registration fee goes directly to providing Title 1 schools in Union County with essential items they may not be able to afford otherwise. You would be supporting the students and teachers of Benton Heights Elementary, East Elementary, Walter Bickett Elementary, Monroe Middle and Monroe High. By running or walking, you will also support Turning Point, the Union County Community Shelter, as well as UCPS students that are in need of beds.
The race will be officially timed by Start 2 Finish and the course is USATF certified.
When: March 18, 2017 at 8:00am (downtown Monroe at the Union County Courthouse between Jefferson St & Main St.)
Who: Race is open to all ages including runners and walkers.
$25 for students and teachers
$30 standard registration with a cotton t-shirt
$35 upgrade registration with a performance tee
$25 donate a race package for a Title 1 student
Special Opportunity: Sponsor a child/student from a Title 1 school in Union County. Each student that participates in the race will receive a t-shirt and finishers medal.
Donate to Heart for Monroe: Not interested in running or walking, donate a race registration for a Title 1 student or donate your race registration to assist our partner schools.
All Participants Receive: A string bag, race t-shirt and finishers medal.
This race is a part of the Carolina HealthCare Systems LiveWELL Race Series.