Annual Warren Rives Race - September 15, 2012
Annual Warren Rives Race Date Announced
Family-Friendly Event Benefits Heart Strides Scholarship Fund
HIGH POINT, N.C. - High Point Medical Center along with presenting sponsor, High Point Bank is excited to announce the date for the 26th Annual Warren Rives 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run to benefit Heart Strides, a Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation program at High Point Medical Center.
The annual event will take place on Saturday, September 15 at the Millis Regional Health Education Center. The morning will kick-off with a Mascot Challenge at 7:45 a.m., followed by the 1-mile Fun Run at 8 a.m., and the 5K at 8:30 a.m. Runners and walkers of all levels are welcome.
Entry fee for the 5K is $20 before September 1 and $25 through the day of the event. The fee for the Fun Run is $5. Race day festivities include: children's activities, food, music, vendors and prizes. T-shirts and participant bags are guaranteed to the first 350 5K entries.
The run/walk is named for Warren Rives, Jr., a hospital board member who died of a heart attack at the age of 41. His daughter, Olivia Rives Kiefer, chairs the annual Rives Race committee. The annual 3.1-mile road race and 1-mile fun run is a family-friendly event. Prizes are given to the top three places in three divisions, as well as medals for age group winners. The race is timed using Championship Chip Timing. All proceeds benefit the Heart Strides Scholarship Fund.
Participants may register online at www.HighPointRegional.com/RivesRace
or call April Carty at (336) 878-6293. Additional information about the event can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RivesRace
About High Point Medical Center
As part of a not-for-profit Health System governed by a volunteer, community-based board of trustees, High Point Medical Center offers a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient care. High Point Medical Center, the largest piece of the Health System, offers 381 private beds for medical and surgical patients and has its foundation in six primary service areas: Carolina Regional Heart Center, The Hayworth Cancer Center, The Neuroscience Center, The Ester R Culp Women's Center, The Emergency Center and The Piedmont Joint Replacement Center. In January 2012, High Point Medical Center entered into a clinical relationship with Duke Medicine to collaborate on heart and cancer care services.
High Point Medical Center's mission is to provide exceptional health services to the people of this region. For more information, visit www.highpointregional.com.
High Point Medical Center is delivering quality heart and cancer care together with Duke Medicine.