Follow Your Heart 5k

Ginger Walle, Heart for Monroe
3/24/2018 8:00 am
Historic Union County Courthouse Monroe, NC Location Map

The 4th Annual Heart for Monroe – Follow Your Heart 5k takes place on March 24, 2018 at 8:00am in Downtown Monroe! The event 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 mentoring programs, school supplies, and other essential items they may not be able to afford otherwise. You will be supporting the students and teachers of Benton Heights Elementary, East Elementary, Walter Bickett Elementary, Marshville Elementary, Rock Rest Elementary, Wingate Elementary, Monroe Middle, and Monroe High.

By running or walking, you will also support families and individuals from the Union County Community Shelter, Turning Point, as well as UCPS students that are in need of beds.

The race will be officially timed and the course will be USATF certified.

WHEN: March 24, 2018 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 finisher’s medal.

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE: A string bag, race t-shirt, and finisher’s medal.

This race is also a part of the Carolina HealthCare Systems LiveWELL Race Series