• Hearts and Health Run.
  • Hearts and Health Run / Walk Presented by the Center for Better Health and Nutrition

    Save the Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Thanks to everyone who ran, walked and strolled with us at the 2015 Hearts and Health Run / Walk!

    To view photos of the 2015 Hearts and Health Walk/Run, please visit our Facebook page and click on "Photos"!

    Celebrate Sweetest Day the healthful way by participating in the 4th Annual Hearts and Health Run / Walk to Fight Childhood Obesity in Cincinnati on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Otto Armleder Park. The day will include a 4 Mile Run/Walk beginning at 9am followed by a FREE 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk at 10am. This family-friendly event will also include discounted couples race division, raffle drawings for kids, prizes for best dressed couples and a photo booth to capture the sweetest moments. Presented by the Center for Better Health and Nutrition at Cincinnati Children’s, all proceeds from this fun-filled event will support HealthWorks! Camps Out, a week-long overnight summer camp for overweight and obese children.

    Join us for a day full day of healthful entertainment including a family wellness event.

    Participate

    • 4 Mile Run
    • FREE 1 Mile Family Fun Walk/Run

    **Walkers and strollers are welcome at any event**

    Location

    Start Times

    • 4 Mile begins at 9AM
    • Free 1 Mile Family Fun Walk/Run begins at 10AM
    • Raffle Drawings will take place immediately following the Family Fun Run

    Registration Fees

    • Individual Registration: $32 (includes online registration fee and t-shirt)
      • $35 day of the event
    • Couples Registration: $54 (includes registration fee and t-shirt)
      • $60 day of the event
      • Couples MUST register as a team at the same time in order to receive the discount

    Family Fun Run
    FREE!

    HealthWorks! Patients
    FREE!

    Register

    Check back in Summer 2016 for registration information.

    Contact Information

    Chris Kist, Exercise Program Supervisor
    Center for Better Health and Nutrition
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

    Phone: 513-636-0279
    Email: Christopher.Kist@cchmc.org

  • Proper warm-up, strength-training, and stretching techniques before and after a run are important and can help to prevent injury. Here are a few tips from the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

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    Sponsors.

    In-Kind Donations:

    • Cincinnati Circus Company
    • Cincinnati Road Runners Club
    • Macs Pizza Pub
    • The Melting Pot
    • Redeye Photo Booth
    • Sam's Club
  • Register now to join us for this exciting new event to help fight childhood obesity!

    Registration is closed. See you in 2016!

    Registration Fees:

    • Individual Registration: $32 (includes online registration fee and t-shirt)
      • $35 day of the event
    • Couples Registration: $54 (includes registration fee and t-shirt)
      • $60 day of the event
      • Couples MUST register as a team at the same time in order to receive the discount
  • Race Comments

    “I'm glad I could be there! I hope the rest of the day went well. I know that each year you'll get more and more support as the word spreads!” 
    - Alison Delgado (Winner of the Flying Pig Marathon)

    "I had a great time and am looking forward to next year’s event!” 
    - Jennifer Sprague

    "You put on a great race!” 
    - Vincent O’Sullivan (member 1984 US Olympic Team)

    “This was my first 5K walk ever and it was magical"
    - Claudia Reilly