Dick Mann Memorial Run April 26 benefits kids cancer foundation

The 2013 Dick Mann Fun Run drew many runners who enjoyed the two-mile course through Cleveland Heights. This year's race date is April 26.

Cleveland Heights High School will host the Dick Mann Memorial Fun Run, a two-mile road race/walk, on Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m. The race honors the  late Dick Mann, track coaching legend, and will benefit University Hospitals Iris S. & Bert Wolstein’s Kids Kicking Cancer Foundation. Awards will be given for the top male and female finisher in each age group.

The Heights High track invitational, the 31st annual Weingart Relays, will take place after the memorial run.

The race will start behind Heights High, on Washington Boulevard, and will end at the Heights High track. The course will cover two miles of Cleveland Heights streets, and will pass through Cain Park. For a course map, visit www.chuh.org/includes/uploads/schools/HSHeights/Athletics/dick_mann_memorial_run_map.pdf.

To preregister for the race, visit www.chuh.org/includes/uploads/schools/HSHeights/Athletics/dick_mann_memorial_run_registration_form.pdf, or stop by the Heights High athletic office. The preregistration fee is $10; the same-day registration fee is $15.

Registration includes race bib, finisher medal and post-race refreshments. The first 100 registrants will also receive a water bottle. 

The University Hospitals Kids Kicking Cancer Foundation encourages young patients and survivors to be active and to recognize the benefits of physical activity and healthy eating.


Joy Henderson

Joy Henderson is the parent/community liaison for Heights High.

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