The HERO festivities began Tuesday, September 14 with the annual Flash Dash at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. CHaD providers and patients were able to participate in a mini-HERO event around the main entrance of DHMC.
Virtual HERO Week events
Sunday, September 19 marked the start of the week-long virtual portion of the HERO event. From biking to hiking, dancing to baking, virtual HEROES will be doing their favorite activities to support the children and programs at CHaD.
CHaD HERO 5K & COVID-19 information
HERO week comes to an end on Sunday, September 26 with the return of the in-person 5K Run on the Dartmouth Green in Hanover, NH. Bib pick-up begins at 10 am on the event day and the 5K run starts at noon. Registration for this event ends on Thursday, September 23 at 9 am for the in-person 5K.
To keep this event safe and fun for everyone, please follow these precautions:
- If you are ill leading up to the CHaD HERO, please do not attend.
- If you are not vaccinated, please consider participating in one of our CHaD HERO virtual activities.
- Masks are required in all indoor spaces for all participants and in some outdoor areas regardless of vaccination status—this includes bib pick-up, food tent, on buses, and at the start and finish lines. You may remove your mask outdoors when at least 6 feet of distancing is available, but please wear a mask around others. You may also remove your mask once you have begun the 5K race.
- Please use hand sanitizer often, especially where provided at the food tent entrance before handling food.
To register for the virtual CHaD HERO or the 5K go here.