Event Location: SouthPark Mall

Date: September 16, 2017

Packet pick-up date: Friday, September 15th from 3 p.m.- 5 p.m. at event site.




  • 8 a.m.-8:50 a.m. Registration; event day packet pick-up; auction & other activities open
  • 8:50 a.m. All competitive sprinters report to  holding area located behind the start line 
  • 8:55 a.m. Survivor and Family Kick-Off Walk
    All cancer survivors are invited to join us at the Start Line at 8:45 a.m for the Survivor & Family Kick-Off Walk. Families of those who have lost a loved one to a GYN cancer are also invited to participate. 
  • 9 a.m. Stiletto Sprint begins
    Sprint schedule: Competitive Sprinters; Ruby Red Slipper Dash; Non-Competitive Sprinters; Finals*
  • 10 a.m. Awards Ceremony

*Following the last heat of the competitive sprinters, all non-competitive teams please report to holding area located behind the start line.



"Sprinter" types: Competitive vs. Non-Competitive

Competitive sprinter:

Eligible for Top Finisher awards. Heels must be at least 2.5 inches high with a tapered heel (no wedge). The final round will include the top 10 fastest times for both men and women, in each age category. Age categories: 13-25, 26+. This participation type includes a t-shirt and goody bag.


Non-Competitive sprinter:

Any shoe type or heel height is welcome. Non-competitive sprinters can choose to walk, run, or jog. They are NOT eligible for the Top Finisher Awards. This participation also includes a t-shirt and goody bag.


Ruby Red Slipper:

Kids 12 and under can register to participate in the Ruby Red Slipper Sprint. Heels are not required. Kids will be divided into two age groups when they arrive at the Start Line. This participation type includes a t-shirt and goody bag.



Select the fundraiser option if you are unable to attend the event, but would like to fundraise. OR, you are planning to attend the event, but not sprinting. This option allows you to create your own personal fundraising page. This participation type does not include a t-shirt and goody bag.



Top Finisher:

Awards will be presented to the top three overall finishers (female and male) in each age group (13-25 and 26+).


Fundraising awards will be given to the top overall individual fundraiser and the top fundraising team.

Special Awards:

Awards will be presented to the Best Costume (female and male), Most Stylish Heel, and Mr. Teal Heels.



The main purpose of the Stiletto Sprint is to raise funds and awareness for ovarian cancer in our region. Our event goal is to raise over $100,000, and with your help, we can do it!


Interested in volunteering for the Stiletto Sprint? Email katherine.anderson@carolinas.org or call Carolinas HealthCare Foundation at (704) 355-0933.

Questions about fundraising, sponsorship, or event details?

Email Stiletto.sprint@carolinas.org or call:

Cacky Higgins / Katherine Anderson

Carolinas HealthCare Foundation




The Stiletto Sprint is presented by

Bissell Companies new logo as of July 2017

With great support from:

Teal Diva 2017 for email




Dr. Marie-Claire Marroum

Teal Diva 2017



Stiletto Sprint: Join us on September 16, 2017 from Carolinas HealthCare Foundation on Vimeo.