Heart The City is a run/walk located in the beautiful city of Oak Creek, WI.The race starts at remodeled Abendschein Park, will run through a part of Oak Leaf Trail, through residential neighborhoods and back to Abendschien Park. For the 10K runner, you will also run through Oak Creek on Howell Ave, the main street through Oak Creek. The race will culiminate with a post race party that will include the awards ceremony, food, beverages and live entertainment. The race courses will be USATF certified to help you qualify for larger races. All 5K participants will receive a free t-shirt and all 10k participants will receive a free tek shirt.
Our mission is to bring awareness to the poverty and homelessness within Milwaukee, WI. Proceeds from this annual event will be used to support partner non-profits that work with the impoverished and homeless by providing them with material resources such as food, water, clothing, hygiene items and more.
Additionally, a portion of the proceeds will be used to the the Vita Village, a mini-home transitional facility for the homeless. A portion of the proceeds will also be donated to the Oak Creek Police and Fire Departments.
Lastly, you can earn free registration just by referring people to our event. For every person that you refer that registers with us, you will receive a $5 credit towards your registration up to the cost of your registration (excluding Active.com processing fees). For those already registered, you will receive a $5 refund within 48-72 hours of your referral's registration. By helping us get more participants, you can help yourself. With your help, we can achieve our goal in our fight against homelessness.
Together, we can make a difference!
Event details and schedule
The run/walk will start promptly at 10am and check-in will open at 9am.
Both courses can be viewed on our website.
Please wear appropriate running/walking attire. Please bring with you a photo ID to check in, but leave any valuables in your car or at home. Heart the City is not liable for any theft or loss of valuables.
Packet pick up will be on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the Oak Creek Community Center from 3pm to 8pm.
For all other info, please visit our website www.heartthecitymke.com