OHOH Race to End Childhood Cancer 5K to be held April 4

The OHOH Race to End Childhood Cancer 5K will be held Saturday, April 4, beginning at 8 a.m. at HHS. (Contributed)

The OHOH Race to End Childhood Cancer 5K will be held Saturday, April 4, beginning at 8 a.m. at HHS. (Contributed)

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer

HELENA–The inaugural Open Hands Overflowing Hearts (OHOH) Race to End Childhood Cancer 5K will be held Saturday, April 4, beginning at 8 a.m. at Helena High School.

OHOH was founded in 2014 by Hoover resident Kayla Perry after being diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. The non-profit 501(c) 3 organization’s mission is to raise awareness and funding for pediatric cancer research and to bring an end to childhood cancer.

The entry fee is $25 with all proceeds going towards the Open Hands Overflowing Hearts organization.

Everyone that registers by March 14 will be entered for prize drawings at the event. T-shirts are also guaranteed for those registered by March 28.

On-site registration begins at 7 a.m. followed by the start of the race at 8 a.m. and awards and prize drawings will take place at approximately 9:15 a.m.

A one-mile fun run will also take place at 8:15 a.m. for those interested.

The awards given will be 5K Awards based on chip time, top three overall and top three age group awards for male and female.

For more information and those wishing to sign-up may visit Runsignup.com/Race/AL/Helena/OHOH5KandFunRun.

Parking will be available at HHS.