The MoRA Community Run is back, and this season it’s free!
Neighbors come together for fun—to exercise with friends, to get a little support, and to give a little support. Love to run? Allergic to running? Running-curious? Everyone has a place. The crew takes off from Edge City Brewery at 6:30pm sharp on Wednesdays. Adults of all ages and levels are welcome, and there is no fee to join the MoRA Community Run.
“I want to make it easier to exercise, run, and walk, especially as we age. Good health should be accessible to everyone,” says Ari.
Go at your own pace
THE WEDNESDAY ROUTE: Ari mapped a 2-mile route through the residential area across from Meridian Place, around East Meck H.S. You can run or walk, or the tried and true combination of both. Do the loop once for 2-miles, or do the loop twice for 4-miles. The route starts across from Edge City and enters the East Forest/McClintock Woods neighborhood on Knickerbocker. (Click the map to expand.)
“We have runners who walk, and walkers who run. We are all different week to week, and encourage folks to come as they are,” says Stephanie Marshall.
MoRA Friends & Benefits
Neighbor Katie Bartella says the MoRA Community Run has been a great motivation to get her moving during the busy week. “It’s a no judgment zone and all about personal bests. Everyone cheers each other on.”
After your 2- or 4-mile best, you can cool down with the crew and get to know new people over a cold beverage from Edge City or share a pizza from Hawthorne’s. Everyone is welcome.
“It brings people together from different neighborhoods in our community. Great way to meet new people in the area,” says Katie.
In addition to the feel-good benefits of physical fitness and new friendships, you will earn fun swag with the more runs/walks you log. Complete eight runs/walks and you will get this year’s t-shirt!
Kathy Hill, chair of MoRA (Title Sponsor), says it was an easy decision to sponsor this inclusive event for neighbors. “From the beginning, Ari’s enthusiasm for a community run has been inspiring. He brings the joy of feeling good, of being fit, to every single body.”
So C’mon Every Body. Move!
Join us at Edge City Brewery on Wednesdays at 6:30pm, rain or shine.
Monroe Road Advocates (MoRA) is grassroots group of volunteers from Monroe Road neighborhoods, businesses, nonprofits, and schools. We’re connecting community in the corridor from Lupie’s/7th Street to NC-51.