Ray of Hope Hike for the Kids - Charity 5K+ Walk on New Year's Day at Cave Creek Regional Park

37019 North Lava Lane
Cave Creek, AR 85331

Running > 5k

Event Description

Lace up your hiking boots and help make a difference in the lives of youth at risk. This event is about having a great time while supporting an important cause.

Date: Monday, January 1, 2024

Time: 9:00-9:55 AM Check-In, 10:00 AM Start

Location: 37019 North Lava Lane, Cave Creek, AZ -- Park at the Cave Creek Regional Park Playground, just north of the Nature Center.

Our 3.5-mile hike will take you through the beautiful Overton Loop Trail, a moderately challenging trail with 524 feet of elevation gain. Hikers on AllTrails rate this trail 4.6 stars on a 1-5 scale. On average, this hike takes 90 minutes to complete.

Here is the AllTrails info for this trail: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/overton-trail

Not only will you enjoy the beauty of our desert, but you'll also be helping to provide hope and support to young students who are experiencing homelessness right here in our local neighborhoods.

Grab your friends and family members and join us for a memorable New Year's Day of adventure and philanthropy.

By participating in the Ray of Hope Hike for the Kids, you'll be making a direct impact on the lives of youth at risk. Your support will enable the Anthem Rotary Club Foundation to provide essential resources to help these students overcome tough challenges and build a brighter future.

This event has a limit of 200 hikers, so register now, spread the word, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable hike for a great cause. Together, we can make a difference!

Park admission fees are $7 per vehicle so carpools are encouraged. If you have a valid Maricopa County Parks annual pass, show it to the officials at the park entrance gate and pay no admission fees.

Proceeds benefit the Ray Norris Youth At Risk Program, a service program from Anthem Rotary Foundation. To learn more about the program, watch this video. https://youtu.be/AguY9BDCSyQ?si=Vbx6Ws8dcGfM_qJS

Hiker Registration: USD 45.00

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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