2nd Annual Northtown Pregnancy Center 5K & Family Fun Run

Grand Island, NY

About this Event

2nd Annual Northtown Pregnancy Center 5K & Family Fun Run "Run to let them see life!"

2nd Annual Northtown Pregnancy Center 5K & Family Fun Run

“Run to let them see life!”

 

When:

Saturday, October 18, 2014

11am race start

 

Where:

Beaver Island State Park

Grand Island, NY

 

Contact:

Liz Goss

lizardann@gmail.com

(716) 909-4621

 

Pre-registration (through 10/16):

$25.00/person

Children 8 & under, FREE!

***Register by September 30th to receive an event shirt!***

 

Packet Pickup and Day of Registration:

$30.00/person

Children 8 & under, FREE!

 

Registration includes:

race entry, jaguar chip bib (for timing of 5K only), post-race party with drink, food, & family activities, sheet of raffle tickets for raffle baskets, & various give aways, event t-shirt (to all participants registered by September 30th)

 

Course:

Enjoy the beauty of nature and the Niagara River as you run, jog, or walk through Beaver Island State Park.  The certification pending 5K course and family course (just under 1 mile) both start and end in Beaver Island and boast beautiful forest views and views of the Niagara River.  Strollers are welcome, but please no pet, bikes, roller blades, etc. 

 

             

5K Course                                                                                            Family Course

  

Post Race Party:

Food and non-alcoholic drinks will be served at the post race party which also boasts beautiful scenery of nature and the Niagara River.  Enjoy the food, music, basket raffles, a silent auction, and new family activities including a fire truck for kids to explore!  Make sure to bring some extra cash to purchase addition raffle tickets at $5/sheet or $20/5 sheets!  Also bring cash or your checkbook to participate in the silent auction!

 

FREE Couch to 5K Program:

Not yet a runner/jogger, but want to set a goal to complete our 5K?!  We want to support you in your preparation with our training program.  Visit www.northtownpregnancycenter.com to download the program that guides you through weekly runs that build up to the 5K.  Complete the first two runs on your own during the week and join a group of us on Saturday mornings at 9am to complete a group run led by an experienced runner.  Make sure to refer to the program for the location of each week’s run.

  • 8/16: Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island (meet on Ferry Rd by the Parkway-right before park entrance)
  • 8/23: Niawanda Park, North Tonawanda (meet across from Mississippi Muds)
  • 8/30: Veterans Park, Grand Island (meet at snack stand)
  • 9/6: Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island (meet on Ferry Rd by the Parkway-right before park entrance)
  • 9/13: Niawanda Park, North Tonawanda (meet across from Mississippi Muds)
  • 9/20: Veterans Park, Grand Island (meet at snack stand)
  • 9/27: Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island (meet on Ferry Rd by the Parkway-right before park entrance)
  • 10/4:  Niawanda Park, North Tonawanda (meet across from Mississippi Muds)
  • 10/11: Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island (meet at parking lot 4)

Team Participation:

New this year, you can register as an individual or as a team!  Why not enjoy this experience with a group of friends, family, or coworkers by creating a team of 4 or more people!  Create a team t-shirt to participate in the friendly t-shirt competition!  Members of the winning team will receive bragging rights and a goody bag!

 

Fundraising:

Participants are encouraged to raise a minimum $50 in donations.  You can select to make an additional donation during the registration process if interested.  Also, visit www.northtownpregnancycenter.com to download a pledge sheet to help track your fundraising efforts.  Ask family, friends, and neighbors to support you.  Don’t forget to use social media to get the word out!  Donations should be submitted at packet pickup or on race day. 

 

Race Packet Pickup:

@ Northtown Pregnancy Center (2565 Elmwood Ave, Kenmore, NY)

Thursday, October 16th, 4-7pm

 

Day of 9:30am

 

Awards:

Top 3 male: Fleet Feet gift cards

Top 3 female: Fleet Feet gift cards

Top fundraiser: cash prize

Team T-shirt Competition: goody bag for all team members

































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































When & Where

Oct 18, 2014

Saturday

11:00 AM

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