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Village HeartBEAT 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, April 7, 2018
McCrorey YMCA 3801 Beatties Ford Rd CharlotteNC  28216
Saturday, April 7, 2018
McCrorey YMCA 3801 Beatties Ford Rd CharlotteNC  28216

About This Activity

"Our Health, Our Priority, Our Zip Codes, Our Community Village HeartBEAT 5K Run/Walk"     Join us for the largest Faith-Based movement to become healthy! This 5K walk/run will take place in the historic West Charlotte community.       

Event details and schedule

ONLINE REGISTRATION: CLOSES Wednesday, April 4th at 8:00PM

MANUAL (ON-SITE) REGISTRATION: OPEN Thursday, April 5th - Friday, April 6th / 8am-8pm / McCrorey YMCA (lobby area) AND Saturday, April 7th / 6:30-7:30am / Health Department - Beatties Ford Road Location (registration tent)

ARRIVAL TIME: Arrive early!  Shuttles will be transporting hundreds of individuals.  We want to ensure that everyone gets checked in timely to ensure a timely race kickoff!

RACE LOCATION: Race begins/ends at McCrorey YMCA (3801 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216)

PARTICIPANT PARKING: NO PARKING AT THE McCROREY YMCA!!!  Please park at the locations listed below.  Shuttles will transport participants to the START location and back to their cars at the conclusion of the race. Team members, family, friends, and other community members will park at the following locations:

  • New Covenant Bibleway Church (1321 Capps Mill Mine Road, Charlotte, NC 28216) - Shuttles will be available to transport you to/from McCrorey YMCA.  Shuttles will run from 6:45-7:30AM (pickup) AND 10-11AM (dropoff).
  • Reeder Memorial Baptist Church (3725 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216) - Shuttles will be available to transport you to McCrorey YMCA.  Shuttles will run from 6:45-7:30AM (pickup) AND 10-11AM (dropoff).
  • East Stonewall AME Zion Church (3713 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216) - Shuttles will be available to transport you to McCrorey YMCA.  Shuttles will run from 6:45-7:30AM (pickup) AND 10-11AM (dropoff).
  • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church (3400 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216) - Shuttles will be available to transport you to/from McCrorey YMCA.  Shuttles will run from 6:45-7:30AM (pickup) AND 10-11AM (dropoff).
  • Mecklenburg County Public Health Department (2845 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216) - Shuttles will be available to transport you to McCrorey YMCA.  Shuttles will run from 6:45-7:30AM (pickup) AND 10-11AM (dropoff).

SCHEDULE OF THE DAY:

  • 6:45-7:30AM: Arrival / Shuttle Transports
  • 7:00-7:45AM: Registration / Check-In
  • 7:45AM: Welcome / Warm-Up Begins
  • 8:00AM: Race Begins (McCrorey YMCA)
  • 9:30AM: Cool-down Begins / Refreshments
  • 10:00-11:00AM: Departure / Shuttle Transports

ACTIVITY WAIVERS:

  • Waivers may be turned in prior to the event on "pickup race package days" (see below) to the administrative team or submitted on the day of the event at the registration tables.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q1: What do I wear?  Dress comfortable (e.g., fitness gear and sneakers)!

Q2: What do I bring?  Feel free to bring bottled water and light snacks to have on you along the route to stay properly nourished.  As always, EAT BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME!

Q3: How do I check in on race day?  Please report to the registration table on race day.  If you need to check in to receive your race package, be sure to bring proper identification to approriately register for the run/walk. 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Race package pick-up is Thursday, April 5th and Friday, April 6th for all who have registered via this site.  Pickup times and locations will be announced (see further details below):

  • Thursday, April 5th / 8am-8pm / McCrorey YMCA (lobby area)
  • Friday, April 6th / 8am-12pm / McCrorey YMCA (lobby area)

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