Heels & Wheels 5K Road Race & Walk
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The event will begin and end on Burke’s 61-acre Westchester campus, located at 785 Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains.
The May 7 program features a 5K for adults and wheelchair athletes, followed by a Kids Fun Run for kids between the ages of 4 and 12. There will also be an activity table and face painting for kids to add to the festivities.
Registration and packet pickup begins on 7:30 a.m. on the day of the event, with the 5K beginning at 9:00 a.m. The Kids Fun Run registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the race commences at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served at 11:00 a.m.
Heels & Wheels is open to the public and community members are encouraged to attend and cheer on the athletes. Volunteers are also needed to help out, in areas including: registration, bib/t-shirt handout, water station, traffic guide, after-race refreshments and more, with volunteers eligible to receive community service hours.
The event will also feature the second annual Jenny Lewis Catalanello Memorial Award. The award, named in honor of Jenny Lewis Catalanello, Burke’s former Chief Development Officer who passed away in 2015, will be bestowed upon a volunteer who best exemplifies Jenny’s generous and giving spirit.
For more information on participating or to pre-registration, please visit: www.burke.org/heelsandwheels or email Kathleen Siegel at firstname.lastname@example.org. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Colleen Borrelli at (914) 597-2849 or via email at email@example.com.