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SAFY 5K Run/Walk for OYS Foster Youth

EVENTS
  • SAFY 5K Run/Walk for OYS Foster Youth:- Run 3.1 Miles
RACE DATE
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Start Time
8:30 AM
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$20
Location
The Pavilion at Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy
Address
178 E. Sidewalk Road
CITY
Chesterton
STATE/TERR
Indiana
Zip
46304
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
219-219-730-9382
Description

Who and What:

Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) of NWI will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk event at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, IN on May 23rd, 2015.  

This will be a family friendly event that raises awareness for the older foster youth population (ages 16-21) and the Older Youth Services (OYS) that SAFY provides in partnership with Indiana’s Department of Child Services.

Proceeds from this event will assist OYS college-bound foster youth purchase college text books and any additional items needed to smooth the transition into living on their own for the first time.  Any additional funds will go towards planning future events that continue to support the OYS older foster youth population.

 

About SAFY:

SAFY is a non-profit human service organization that provides foster and adoption services across the nation. SAFY’s Older Youth Services in Northwest Indiana focuses on providing independent living services for older foster youth (ages 16-21). 

 

Race Information:

When:

Saturday May 23rd, 2015.

 

Where:

Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy (Pavilion)

178 East Sidewalk Road

Chesterton, IN 46304

Look for SAFY signs around the pavilion!

 

Time:

Race packet pickup: 7:30-8:15AM

Walk/Run start: 8:30AM

 

How the 5K will work:

Participants in this event will have the option to walk or run the 5K route, surfaces ranging from brick-laid to gravel.  Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place runners and children 12 and under who participate.  There will be a designated person at the finish line to judge the placement of the runners.  THIS WILL NOT BE A TIMED RACE. 

 

 If you have a stroller, please note that the route will be have different surfaces, brick, gravel, wood chip, and depending on weather, may be muddy in some spots.

 

**Important: Children 12 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Other details:

Post-race refreshments will be provided (hotdogs, chips, drink). There will also be music, face-painting and treats for the children. Everyone is welcome including family or friends who don’t participate in the race. 

 

How to register for the event:

Go to www.safy.org (link at the bottom left corner of site) to register or become a sponsor

Deadline: May 4th, 2015

 

Online Registration Prices:

Adults: $20 (Includes T-Shirt, 1 food ticket) 

Children 5 and under: Free ($5 Food ticket can be purchased at event)

 

Registration at Event on May 23rd, 2015:

Adults: $25 (Includes 1 food ticket, T-shirt if available)

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