BB&T Point to Host HPRAR Rockin’ 5k Charity Run for March of Dimes to Feature Fan Zone at Rockers Ballpark
High Point, NC – The High Point Regional Association of REALTORS® (HPRAR) and the High Point Rockers are proud to partner for the first ever “Rockin’ 5k & Fun Run/Walk” at BB&T Point on Sat., Nov. 2, 2019. The event will feature a 1-mile Fun Run/Walk and a 5k race with the finish line being home plate of the home of the High Point Rockers professional baseball team. All proceeds from the day will go to benefit the local March of Dimes Chapter and the HPRAR Foundation.
“This stadium and our organization were built with the mission to give back to our community,” said Christian Heimall, High Point Rockers Assistant General Manager. “Not only can we do this during the season, but in the offseason as well. Working with Rachel Powell and the folks at HPRAR, we can’t wait to host an exciting day of exercise and community spirit at BB&T Point!”
“We are so excited that the Rockers agreed to partner with us to host this amazing event,” said Rachel Powell of the HPRAR. “With the support of our hometown team and our great partners, Providence Realty, Parkwood Property Inspections, Atlantic Bay Mortgage, Allstate, Lindsay Commercial Properties, Allred Realtors, Caliber Home Loans, Cecil and Cecil, Elite Home Inspections, NC Homeowners Alliance of the Triad, and Home Warranty of America, we look forward to making this a yearly event in High Point!”
The 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk will begin at 8:30am on Nov. 2 with the 5k beginning at 9:00am. Both races will begin on Gatewood Avenue, just outside the main gates, and finish on the field at home plate where finishers will have their picture taken and be featured on the Jumbotron at BB&T Point.
While the racers are on the course, fans can enjoy fun activities like Hatchet Throwing, music, food and drinks, as well as the Kids Zone at BB&T Point. Prizes will be awarded to the top-three male and female finishers while all racers will receive special shirts and finisher medals. Registration is $30 for the 5k and $15 for the Fun Run/Walk with a special Family Four-Pack available for $100. All proceeds will go to benefit the local March of Dimes Chapter and the HPRAR Foundation.
Racers who pre-register can pickup their packets at Sweet Old Bill’s on North Main Street in High Point from 5-7pm on Friday, Nov. 1. Those interested in participating can visit www.HighPointRockers.com to register. Those businesses interested in sponsoring the event can contact Rachel Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About High Point Baseball, Inc
High Point Baseball aka the High Point Rockers began their inaugural season in the Atlantic League in 2019 with their home opener on May 2, in a brand new approximately $36M downtown ballpark named BB&T Point. Enhancing the rich baseball history in North Carolina, High Point Baseball is part of the fastest growing family sport in America. High Point Baseball is committed to providing superior customer service and quality, affordable family entertainment experiences for the Triad of North Carolina. With seven players having their contract purchased, the High Point Rockers have built a fun and competitive atmosphere in both High Point and the Atlantic League.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
With eight teams in the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, the ALPB is a leader in baseball innovation and a player gateway to Major League Baseball. Through its exclusive partnership with MLB, the Atlantic League tests Major League Baseball rules and equipment initiatives. The Atlantic League has sent over 900 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 40 million fans to its affordable, family-friendly ballparks throughout its 22-year history. For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com