Love Your Heart Run

The 28th Annual Love Your Heart Run is sponsored by AORTA and the City of Auburn Parks and Recreation Department. The Love Your Heart Run is our premier fundraising event benefiting children and adults with special needs that participate in the Therapeutic Summer Camp, Lee County Special Olympics and Best Buddies of Auburn University. Participants may run or walk the event!

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018

This event has been canceled.

Running Distances:

  • 10 K : Love Your Heart 10K
  • 1 Mile

The 1 mile and 6.2 mile (10 K) routes offer spectacular views of Chewacla State Park. The 6.2 mile route begins and ends inside Chewacla State Park. For local runners, we are reviving an “old” course that allows runners a challenging climb to the summit of Chewacla State Park. Participants may run or walk the event!

View the course map


  • Registration Begins at 6:15am
  • 10K Run Begins at 7:30am
  • 1 Mile Run Begins at 8:00am
  • Follow signs in Park for Love Your Heart Run Registration


  • There is a Shuttle to the Race Start
  • Shuttle Begins- 6:00am
  • Last Shuttle Runs- 7:30am

Location: Chewacla State Park

124 Shell Toomer Parkway, Auburn AL 36830

Follow signs in the Park for Registration and Parking

Get directions and take a virtual tour of Chewacla State Park