Be A Superhero, Save A Life
WhereCharleston, WV - WV Health Right, 1520 Washington Street East, Charleston, WV 25311
WhenSeptember 9, 2017 - 9:00 AM
What5K Race and 1 Mile Walk
The race starts and ends at WV Health Right, located at 1520 Washington Street East: Washington Street turning right onto Ruffner Avenue; right onto Hanford Street and then an immediate left onto Cart Street; right onto Piedmont Road; continue left on Piedmont Road at the intersection of Piedmont Road and Sidney Avenue; right onto California Avenue until you get to Kanawha Boulevard and return to the finish line from the route you came.
Kids under 12 years old: $10
All ages are welcome.
Top male/female finishers in the following age categories will receive a trophy: 12 years old and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
Awards will also be given for best adult superhero costume, best children's superhero costume, and best dog superhero costume.
The mission of WV Health Right is to provide quality medical, dental, vision, pharmaceutical, behavioral health, and health education services to low-income uninsured and medically underserved adults at no charge throughout south-central West Virginia. The clinic currently serves 18,300 patients.
Proceeds from this event will be specifically earmarked for dental care and treatment (including free dentures and partials) for low-income military veterans and for the purchase of eyeglasses for low-income uninsured and medically underserved adults.
In addition to the race and walk, there will be lots of activities for kids and participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero. There will be a large inflatable obstacle course, games, face painting, arts & crafts, and other fun activities. There will also be guest appearances by Batman, Batgirl, Spiderman, and Captain America. A replica of the Batmobile will be making a special appearance too!