RALEIGH, NC - The Carolina Hurricanes Foundation today announced the return of its annual 5K. The eighth annual Canes 5K presented by UNC Health and assisted by Raleigh Orthopaedic will take place at PNC Arena on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 9:30 a.m.
The event will include a 5K around PNC Arena and the surrounding area, 100- and 200-yard kids' dashes and inflatables, as well as appearances by current and former Hurricanes players, team staff and Stormy. Race registration includes a ticket for a predetermined 2021-22 Hurricanes home game, a commemorative t-shirt, a customized bib, a chance to win raffle prizes and a post-race breakfast. Runners ages 21 and older may also receive a complimentary beer after the race.
Early registration discounts are available through Sunday, Aug. 15. All proceeds benefit the Carolina Hurricanes Foundation and support children's health and educational needs and the growth of youth hockey across North Carolina. To register or learn more about the event, please visit www.Hurricanes.com/Canes5k.
About the Carolina Hurricanes Foundation
The Carolina Hurricanes Foundation provides funding to children's nonprofits with a health or education focus throughout North Carolina. Since the Foundation's inception in 1997, more than $16 million has been donated in cash grants and in-kind support to youth-serving organizations. As the charitable arm of the Carolina Hurricanes, the Foundation takes pride in being a part of the community both on and off the ice. Throughout the year, the Foundation raises funds through annual special events, in-game auctions, mystery fundraisers and generous direct donations. The funds raised are awarded to nonprofits in the community via an annual grant process. The Foundation awards monetary grants at three levels: Future Canes, Game Changer and GOAL. Learn more about the grant process.