Super Cooper's Rockin' Run
Join us for a rockin’ good time at the 7th Annual Super Cooper’s Rockin’ Run on September 16, 2017 in Chapel Hill’s Southern Village to benefit Super Cooper’s Little Red Wagon Foundation. All funds raised go directly towards the Foundation mission of providing a home and support for families fighting childhood cancer.
This family-friendly event includes a chipped 5K and family bike race followed by a fun-filled festival with:
- live music
- food truck alley
- giant slide
- mechanical bull
- mobile game unit
- performance by Bouncing Bulldogs
- live auction featuring Eric Montross and much more!
The fun begins at 2:00 PM with the kid’s bike race at 3:00 PM, followed at 3:30 PM by the 5K. There will be entertainment and kid’s activities on the Southern Village Green. This year your ticket includes all the fun of the chipped 5K and Family Bike Race as well as the Festival activities. A t-shirt is also included if your ticket is purchased by August XXX. Delicious food and drinks will also be available for purchase from a variety of the area’s best food trucks.
What is the Super Cooper Little Red Wagon Foundation?
Super Cooper’s Little Red Wagon Foundation grew out of Elise and Justin Herman’s experience as their son, Cooper, was treated for brain and spinal cancer. They saw parents sleeping in chairs in hospital rooms or struggling with hotel and food bills while trying to focus on their family’s needs. As they traversed the country seeking treatment for Cooper, racking up huge hotel and travel expenses along the way, they knew other families must be struggling even more than they. So, even amid the strain of caring for Cooper, the family started the foundation to help others.
Our hero and inspiration, Super Cooper!
Cooper lost his battle on January 19, 2014, but his life continues to inspire us. Our memory will always be of his infectious laugh, love of music, desire to play even through the pain and fatigue and the courage that came shining through as he asked his healthcare providers before a procedure, “How are you today?” His smiles and hugs he gave in the face of so many obstacles will be forever in our hearts. Cooper’s memory lives on through Super Cooper’s Little Red Wagon Foundation.
To learn more about the foundation, please visit ttp://supercooperswagon.org/