Got2Run For Education

Events:
  • Running : 2.62 Mile Micro-Marathon Run/Walk :
  • Running : 8K Run :

Race Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Start Time: 8:00am

REGISTRATION WEBSITE: http://www.signmeup.com/118265...

Entry Fee: Varies

City: Arlington Heights

State/Terr: Illinois

Zip: 60005

Country: USA

Phone: 847-882-2010

E-Mail: [email protected]

Race Website: http://www.Got2Run.org

Description:

 - The 6th Annual Got2Run For Education event has been designed to promote wellness in school children (and their parents, teachers, and school staff!). Two distances are available – a 2.62 mile Micro-Marathon and an 8K. Event information is as follows: Last Year’s Event: • 2,222 people registered, 2,085 participated (1,752 in the 2.62 mile micro-marathon and 333 in the 8K) • 186 different schools represented • 916 kids aged 16 or under participated, many running for their first time • Over $29,500 raised and donated back to the schools to fund wellness programs ($13.75 per participant) Participants: School children, parents, teachers and the general public are all encouraged to participate. The event is being promoted to over 200 public and private schools serving over 120,000 children in the northwest suburbs, though any school can benefit through a write-in on the registration form. What You Get: • Everyone gets an awesome technical T-shirt, even youth sizes • Everyone gets a backpack tag/zipper pull with the Got2Run 2.62 event logo • Everyone gets a Got2Run 2.62 or 8K bumper sticker or magnet to show off just like the marathoners do with their 26.2 stickers! • Everyone gets tasty healthy food and refreshments at the finish line • Trophies for individual male & female race winners and medals for the top 3 finishers for each race in each age group. Event features expanded youth age groups. • At least $10.00 per participant will be donated back to your school to fund wellness programs

Course Info:

Flat, scenic suburban streets.  USATF certified course distances.

Previous Results:

http://www.got2run.org/2016-race.html


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