Parks and Recreation : March for babies 2013


The Cleveland County March for Babies is being held on Saturday October 5, 2013 at the Shelby City Park. This year’s event is expected to raise over $18,000 and have 350+ walkers come together to raise money and awareness for the March of Dimes so that one day, all babies will be born healthy and on time.


Also again this year is a 5K Race to begin at 8:00AM at the Shelby City Park. To Pre register for this event come by the City Park Office or print the registration form and bring to the City Park or mail it in.

Registration for the walk begins at 9:00AM with the walk to began at 10:00AM. Other fun events are also scheduled at the City Park.


8:00AM - 10:00AM

Free Rotary Train and Carousel rides, Inflatable rides and music!

Click below for a Printable March Of Dimes Registration Form:

2013 5K Registration Form


For additional information, please contact:

Dee Greene, Committee Chair – 704.484.6811 or dee.greene@cityofshelby.com

Howard Goldstein, March of Dimes – 704.377.2009 or hgoldstein@marchofdimes.com


The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.  The mission is accomplished through research, community service, public and professional education and advocacy.

For more information and to register go to the March of Dimes Website



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