Join the Louisiana Pediatric Cardiology Foundation’s 3rd Annual Heart Hero Hustle on April 13, 2019, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm! This event will be held at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. It includes a 5k, 1-mile fun run, and CHD Awareness Walk. Men, women, boys and girls are invited to participate. This is a non-competitive race, but a clock will be posted at the finish line for runners to check their times. All runners will receive a custom Heart Hero Hustle medal. Louisiana’s exclusive Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Walk featuring heart families with children battling heart defects/disease from all over the state will take place immediately after the 1-mile fun run ends. Food and drinks will be available as well as post-race activities and entertainment for children. Wear RED and BLUE and/or superhero costumes to show your support for the cause!
All proceeds from this event will benefit the Louisiana Pediatric Cardiology Foundation (LPCF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides support for families across south central Louisiana who have a child battling congenital heart defects/disease. Grants are available to assist families with travel and lodging expenses during a child’s heart surgery, as well as a support group for moms. In addition, LPCF provides FREE heart screens for high school athletes in an effort to detect athletes at risk of sudden cardiac death from Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
Registration is now open. Click here to sign up today! Registration will be available online until March 24, 2019. Runners will be able to register on-site at the event beginning at 8:15 am, but will not be guaranteed their preferred t-shirt size. Bring exact cash ($25.00 for 5k; $15 for 1-mile fun run) or a check made out to LPCF for faster processing.
Packet pickup will take place on:
- Thursday, April 11, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the LPCF office located at 2137-A Quail Run Drive, Suite A in Baton Rouge
- Friday, April 12, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the LPCF office located at 2137-A Quail Run Drive, Suite A in Baton Rouge
8:15 am- Check-in begins
9:00 am- 5k begins
10:00 am- 1-mile Fun Run begins
10:30 am- CHD Walk begins (group photo after)
11:00 am – 12:00 pm- Food & fun activities for kids!