Annual Warren Rives Race Date Announced
High Point Regional Health System and presenting sponsor, High Point Bank is excited to announce the date for the 23rd annual Warren Rives 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run.
The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 19. The Fun Run starts at 8 a.m. and the 5K follows at 8:30 a.m.
Entry fee for the 5K is $20 before Sept. 1 and $25 through the day of the event. The fee for the Fun Run is $5. Race day festivities include: heart healthy food, music and prizes. T-shirts 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. 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.
Call Alana Greene at (336) 878-6293 to register or to obtain additional information about the event. Participants may also register online at www.givetohighpointregional.com.