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Spring Fling 5K in Charlotte

Plus 14 Other Races Supporting Great Causes This April
 Apr 2, 2019  10 min read

It’s finally spring in Charlotte, which makes it the perfect time of year to take a walk on the greenway, hit the trails, or participate in a local race event.

For our part, we’re sponsoring the Spring Fling 5K in Steele Creek. Hosted by Turn & Burn Fitness, the event will take place on Saturday, April 6th. The race leads walkers/runners through the Berewick neighborhood and ends in the Berewick Town Center, where you’ll find live music, food, and activities for all ages. We’re excited to sponsor the event because 1) races like this are fun, accessible ways to encourage fitness and build community, and 2) proceeds from the Spring Fling 5k will benefit Project Outpour, an incredible Charlotte nonprofit providing mobile showers and other services to those struggling with homelessness.

If you’re interested in participating in a fun event with a great cause, you can sign up today! We’ll see you there!

The Spring Fling 5k isn’t the only race happening in Charlotte this month, so if you’re looking for another event that supports great causes, check out 14 more races happening near you this April:

 

Friday April 5th, FreeMoreWest 5k on the Greenway

South Charlotte

Cost: $30 per person, $35 on race day

This evening 5k brings racers through the historic homes and greenways in Freedom, Moorehead, and West Side neighborhoods in Charlotte. The event benefits Right Moves for Youth, a Charlotte nonprofit dedicated to helping students find scholastic success and opportunities.

Register here!

 

Saturday April 6th, 5k Bum Run

Concord

Cost: $35 per person, $20 for runners 12 and under

This race’s name may have us giggling, but the cause is serious! The “5k Bum Run – Kicking Colon Cancer’s Butt” is hosted by Northeast Digestive Health Center and Cabarrus Gastroenterology and benefits the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. The nonprofit funds important cancer research, early screenings, and helps support patients and families of those affected by colon cancer. Besides contributing to an awesome cause, participants can enjoy a bounce house, silent auction, and a $500 cash prize raffle after the race!

Sign up today!

 

Saturday April 6th, Know Your Craft 5k

Charlotte / Dilworth

Cost: $30 per person, $35 on race day

Hosted by Triple C Brewery, this “fast 5k” hosts an after party with beer – for participants 21+, of course – brewed by local Triple C Brewing Company. Proceeds from the race will go to benefit Urban Ministry Center, an interfaith charity organization dedicated to helping the homeless in Charlotte.

Register here!

 

Saturday April 6th, Twirl N Swirl 5k

Charlotte / Pineville

Cost: $25 per person for 5k, $10 per person for kids fun run

This family-friendly race event benefits the Arts Empowerment Project, a nonprofit enabling abused and at-risk children to pursue education and training in arts-related fields. According to the race page, the Twirl N Swirl 5k & Fun Run will happen rain or shine!

Sign up now!

 

Saturday April 6th, R.A.C.E. for the North 5k

Huntersville

Cost: $25 for adults, $15 for CMS Teachers/ Staff, $10 for students

This annual fundraiser “RACE” (Running to Assist Communities in Education) was started to support students, teachers, and families in Northwest and Northeast Learning Communities of Mecklenburg county. Run or walk the 5k while sporting your school colors. Discounted entrance fees are available for CMS teachers, staff, and students.

Register here!

 

Saturday, April 13th, Badder Prom 5k

Charlotte/ Matthews

Cost: $30 per person

Carolinas CARE Partnership is giving a new meaning to the idea of a runaway bride! The Badder Prom 5k asks participants to wear their best (or worst) prom or wedding attire (no heels required though!). Walk/run through the McAlpine Creek Greenway to support the Carolinas CARE Partnership, a Charlotte nonprofit providing compassionate HIV screenings/ other health services to local communities.

Register here!

 

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 Community Foundation Run

Gastonia

Cost: $20 for 5k, $10 for 2k Fun Walk

Join one of the biggest community and fundraising events in Gaston County! Participants in Gastonia’s annual Community Foundation Run can enter either the 5k or 2k, or simply show up to support runners at the events. Everyone can enjoy entertainment, activities, food, and the opportunity to donate to the event’s Match Fund. Alongside a public grant, the event fundraises collectively for more than 147 nonprofit organizations in Gastonia and the surrounding counties.

Sign up today!

 

Saturday, April 13th, Strides for Stroke

Kannapolis

Cost: $20 for 5k, $10 for Fun Run

This 5k and fun run are part of the Run Kannapolis 5k Race Series. All proceeds for Strides for Stroke go to the Cabarrus Stroke Support Group. As one of the largest stroke support groups in North Carolina, the Cabarrus group helps bring awareness and support to local individuals and families affected by strokes.

Register here!

 

Saturday, April 20th, Camp CARE 5k

Charlotte/ Matthews

Cost: $30 for adults, $25 for children under 12, FREE for current Camp CARE campers

Star Wars meets the Easter Bunny meets a fantastic cause? Sign us up! Camp CARE gives children who currently have or have had cancer a traditional summer camp experience. This 5k run/walk is the camp’s largest fundraiser. Since it falls on Easter weekend, Camp CARE will also be hosting an Easter Egg hunt alongside the race event. Bring the whole family and don’t forget the storm trooper masks!

Sign up today!

 

Saturday April 27th, Family Fun Puzzle Run

Huntersville

Cost: $25 for adults, $15 for children 12-18, $10 for children 6-11, FREE for children 5 and under

The 4thannual fun puzzle run in Huntersville will start and finish at the Northcross Shopping Center. The race benefits the Autism Society of North Carolina, a statewide organization that supports individuals with Autism and their families.

Register here!

 

Saturday April 27th, 2019 Water for People 5k

Charlotte

Cost: $30 per person

Race along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway while supporting Water for People, a nonprofit working in countries across the globe to bring clean water and sanitation services to underserved communities. The event is family and pet friendly; according to the race organizers: “Runners, joggers, walkers, pets, and strollers are all welcome!”

Sign up now!

 

Saturday April 27th, Richard Sheltra Memorial 10k, 5k & Fun Run

Pineville

Cost: $40 for 10k, $35 for 5k, $20 for 1-mile Fun Run

These three races honor fallen firefighter Richard Sheltra, who was a member of the Pineville Volunteer Fire Department. The foundation helps buy new gear and educational scholarships for firefighters, EMTs, etc. With 3 race lengths, there’s a way for runners/ walkers of all levels to support their local first responders!

Register here!

 

Saturday April 27th, Run Mount Holly 2019

Mount Holly

Cost: $25 for 10k, $20 for 5k

If you’re a Mount Holly resident, these are the races for you! The 5k takes racers through historic downtown, while the 10k follows the scenic Catawba river. Proceeds from the 5k Downtown Dash and 10k River Run benefit the Mount Holly Community Development Foundation, which works to promote the health, well-being, and community of Mount Holly.

Sign up now!

 

Saturday April 27th, Sarcoma Stomp 5k Run & 3k Walk

South Charlotte

Cost: $30 to run/ walk in either race, $30 to be in the ‘Cheering Crew’

The annual Sarcoma Stomp takes runners through scenic neighborhoods along Providence Rd. Sign up for the event to support the sarcoma research program at the Levine Cancer Institute and Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte. In addition to the 5k run and 3k walk, participants can enjoy fun activities, music, and on-site food like fresh-sliced bread and smoothie samples available to racers and supporters alike.

Register today!

 

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Unless you object, we may disclose to a member of your family, a relative, a close friend or any other person you identify, your protected health information that directly relates to that person's involvement in your health care. If you are unable to agree or object to such a disclosure, we may disclose such information as necessary if we determine that it is in your best interest based on our professional judgment. We may use or disclose protected health information to notify or assist in notifying a family member, personal representative or any other person that is responsible for your care of your location, general condition or death. Finally, we may use or disclose your protected health information to an authorized public or private entity to assist in disaster relief efforts and to coordinate uses and disclosures to family or other individuals involved in your health care.
6. Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information Based upon Your Written Authorization Other uses and disclosures of your protected health information will be made only with your written authorization, unless otherwise permitted or required by law as described below. You may revoke this authorization in writing at any time. If you revoke your authorization, we will no longer use or disclose your protected health information for the reasons covered by your written authorization. Please understand that we are unable to take back any disclosures already made with your authorization.
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Following is a statement of your rights with respect to your protected health information and a brief description of how you may exercise these rights
1. You have the right to inspect and copy your protected health information
This means you may inspect and obtain a copy of protected health information about you for so long as we maintain the protected health information. You may obtain your medical record that contains medical and billing records and any other records that we use for making decisions about you. As permitted by federal or state law, we may charge you a reasonable copy fee for a copy of your records.
2. You have the right to request a restriction of your protected health information
This means you may ask us not to use or disclose any part of your protected health information for the purposes of treatment, payment or health care operations. You may also request that any part of your protected health information not be disclosed to family members or friends who may be involved in your care or for notification purposes as described in this Notice of Privacy Practices. Your request must state the specific restriction requested and to whom you want the restriction to apply.

We are not required to agree to a restriction that you may request. If we agree to the requested restriction, we may not use or disclose your protected health information in violation of that restriction unless it is needed to provide emergency treatment. With this in mind, please discuss any restriction you wish to request with your health provider.

You may request a restriction by making your request in writing to our Privacy Officer. In your request, you must tell us (1) what information you want to limit; (2) whether you want to limit our use, disclosure, or both; and (3) to whom you want the limits to apply, for example, disclosures to your spouse.
3. You have the right to request to receive confidential communications from us by alternative means or at an alternative location
We will accommodate reasonable requests. We may also condition this accommodation by asking you for information as to how payment will be handled or specification of an alternative address or other method of contact. We will not request an explanation from you as to the basis for the request. Please make this request in writing to our Privacy Officer.
4. Your may have right to amend your protected health information
This means you may request an amendment of protected health information about you in a designated record set for so long as we maintain this information. In certain cases, we may deny your request for an amendment. If we deny your request for amendment, you have the right to file a statement of disagreement with us and we may prepare a rebuttal to your statement and will provide you with a copy of any such rebuttal. Please contact our Privacy Officer if you have questions about amending your medical record.
5. You have the right to receive an accounting of certain disclosures we have made, if any, of your protected health information This right applies to disclosures for purposes other than treatment, payment or health care operations as described in this Notice of Privacy Practices. It excludes disclosures we may have made to you if you authorized us to make the disclosure, to family members or friends involved in your care, or for notification purposes, for national security or intelligence, to law enforcement (as provided in the privacy rule) or correctional facilities, as part of a limited data set disclosure. The right to receive this information is subject to certain exceptions, restrictions and limitations.
6. You have the right to obtain a paper copy of this notice from us
upon request, even if you have agreed to accept this notice electronically.
D. COMPLAINTS
You may complain to us or to the Secretary of Health and Human Services if you believe your privacy rights have been violated by us. You may file a complaint with us by notifying our Privacy Officer of your complaint. We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint

You may contact our Privacy Officer at (704) 824-7800 for further information about the complaint process.

This notice was published and becomes effective on August l, 2011.