Heroes for Nick 5K, Kids Hero Dash and 1K Family Walk
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, 201 E. Germantown Pike

The 14th annual Heroes for Nick 5K Family Walk and Kids' Hero Dash is being planned for Sunday, Oct. 9, at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, and will raise funds for pediatric cancer patients and their families.

The fun begins at 11:30 a.m. with a Fall Fest that will include face painting, games, a hot cocoa bar, raffle baskets and more. The Kids' Hero Dash will take place at 12:30 p.m. and is $20 per participant. The 5K will begin at 12:45 p.m. and is $35 per participant. The 1-Mile Family Walk will start at 1 p.m. and is $25 per participant.Those who can't attend in person are welcome to compete virtually between Oct. 9 and 16.

The race is held each year in honor of former Plymouth Elementary School student Nicholas Mincarelli, who lost his battle to Rhabdomyosarcoma while in 3rd grade in March of 2012. A portion of this year's proceeds will go directly to the family of Rosie, the NixCancer Foundation's Honored Hero. 

Registration can be done online by clicking here.  at www.nixcancerfoundation.org/events. When registering, consider doing individual or team fundraising. Prizes will be awarded to those who raise $250 or more.