2024 Heroes with Heart 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Heroes with Heart 5km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

Set against the backdrop of the South Texas Health System Heart, the Heroes with Heart 5km race invites the community to come together in support of heart health and to honor the dedicated healthcare professionals who work tirelessly to care for patients. The event features a scenic 5-kilometer route that is accessible for participants of all ages and abilities, making it an ideal opportunity for the entire family to engage in a meaningful and healthy activity. With every step, runners and walkers contribute to a cause that touches many lives, highlighting the importance of cardiovascular health and the vital role of healthcare heroes in our communities. Post-race festivities include health and wellness booths, heart-healthy activities, and celebrations that underscore the event's focus on community health, wellness, and appreciation for healthcare workers, making the Heroes with Heart 5km a significant and heartwarming event for all involved.

Date: 

Sat
Feb 24
2024

Location: 

McAllen, United States

Distance

5km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

Number of participants: 

How to train for Heroes with Heart 5km: Heroes with Heart 5km training plans for every runner

To train for Heroes with Heart 5km, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized 5km training plan that:

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  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized 5km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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Heroes with Heart 5km FAQ: All you need to know about the Heroes with Heart 5km

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If you are an official race organiser with any questions about this page, please get in touch: races@runna.com

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