PTA 5K Race

Cares for Kids

5K Run/Walk - 1 Mile Run - Kids’ Dash
September 28th, 2013
Wood Oaks Jr High

The District 27 Cares for Kids’ 5K Run /Walk -- 1 Mile Run -- Kids’ Dash: is a family and community event to promote fitness for all age groups! Have you always thought it would be fun to try a competitive, timed race? This is your opportunity !!! The 5K course and the 1 Mile course are USATF certified and the race will be professionally timed. The Kids’ Dash will feature a warm up exercise session and an exciting 100 yard Dash. This will be an exciting event for our youngest runners!

This event will raise money for the Rohrabaugh Scholarship Fund. The Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to Glenbrook North seniors who are outstanding graduates of Wood Oaks Jr. High School.

REGISTER HERE:

online: http://racetime.info/calendar/c_september/

register by mail: click here for form

Questions? Email the race committee at district27pta@gmail.com

Early registration ends on September 13th !

5K Run/Walk Adult (15 & older) $20 (early) $27 (after 9/13)
5K Run/Walk Youith (14 & under) $18 (early) $22 (after 9/13)
1 Mile Run Youth (14 & under) $18 (early) $22 (after 9/13)
Kids Dash (ages 5-8) $10 (early) $10 (after 9/13)

Early registration ends on September 13th.

T-shirts: All participants who register by the early registration deadline will receive a T-shirt. 5K participants and 1 Mile participants will receive a Dri-fit T-shirt. Kids' Dash participants will receive a cotton T-shirt.

Raffle Prizes!: All race participants will be eligible to enter our raffle. Simply turn in your bib number to the Raffle Bin. Raffle numbers will be drawn during the event. We will be giving away great prizes! Winners need not be present, so go ahead and enjoy your run!!

Packet Pick Up: Friday, September 27th at Wood Oaks Junior High from 2 pm until 6 pm.

Day of Race Information:

5K Run Walk start: 8:00 am
1 Mile Fun start: 8:30 am
Kids Fun Race start: 9:15 am
Awards start: 9:45 am

Parking: Please park in the Wood Oaks Junior High parking lot.

Day of Race Registration: You may register on Race Day, but you will not be guaranteed a T-shirt! Late registration will be held between 7:00 am and 7:45 am on the day of the race.

Day of Race Packet Pick Up: you may pick up your race packets between 7:00 am and 7:45 am on race day in the vestibule of Wood Oaks Jr. High.

Water: will be available both on the course and at the finish line.

Healthy post run refreshments: will be available thanks to our generous sponsors!

Restrooms: are conveniently located at Door K of Wood Oaks Junior High.

Kids Dash:pta-5k-girl-runner

Children ages 5-8 will participate in a fun and kid friendly warm up exercise session and then will take their marks for an exciting 100 yd Dash! All participants who register by September 13th will receive a cotton T-shirt ! Event fee for the Kids' Dash is $10.

Course Description

map-nb27-5kRunThe 5K course consists of two loops and begins on Walters and Sanders Road. The course heads west and then turns south onto Lori-Lyn Lane, then north on Terri-Lyn Lane and heads into Wood Oaks Green Park and loops around the park pathways. The finish line is located on the park path, closest to Wood Oaks Jr. High.

The 1 Mile course consists of one loop. Both the 5K and 1 Mile distances are USATF certified.

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Awards

5K and 1 Mile distances are USATF Certified and will be professionally timed.

5K Run Awards will be given for Overall Male and Female 5K winners. Awards will also be given to winners in these categories: 8 and under; 9-10;11-12;13-14; and 5 year age groups beginning at age 15-19 to age 60 and over.

1 Mile Run Awards will be given to student winners, age 6 and under, 7-8; 9-10;11-12; 13-14;

Raffle—Thanks to our sponsors!!

All race participants will be eligible to win in our raffle. Simply turn in your bib number to the Raffle Bin. Raffle numbers will be drawn during the event. We will be giving away great prizes including a YMCA family membership for six months!!

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