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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The fourth annual March of Dimes 5K Run for Healthier Babies will be held Saturday, Sept. 1 at Mayfaire’s TrySports, according to a news release.
Money raised from the event goes towards supporting research and educational programs to help babies have healthy starts, including groups such as the North Carolina Preconception Health Campaign, the Prenatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina and March of Dimes NICU Family Support Project at UNC Children’s Hospital.
In addition to the 5K, a one-mile Fun Run will be held for families.
There will be awards for the top three overall male and female, top three masters (male and female) and the top three age group participants in the 5K. The top male and female will get $100 in cash.
Registration for the event begins at 7 a.m., and the 5K will start at 8 a.m.
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