Race Date: February 18, 2017
The second annual Race for Water to benefit Water Missions International will start and finish at St. Luke Lutheran Church . Runners and walkers alike are welcome to participate.
Pre-Registration Pre-registration deadline is February 18, 2017. You can preregister for the race by:
1. Mail in the attached Registration Form to: St. Luke Lutheran Church 1201 Cherokee Road Florence, SC 29501
2. Register online at: RMSSPORTS.COM/run.html
Race timing and technical direction is managed by RMS Sports
Race Day Registration
Bib and t-shirt pick up will be on race day between 7:30 and 8:45 am. Day of registrations will be $25.00 and t-shirt sizes are not guaranteed.
7:30 - 8:45 am…………………….. Registration
9:00 am ………………….5K run/Walk begins
10:30 am ……………..Awards Presentation
Course This is a mostly shaded course that runs through some of Florence’s most beautiful residential areas. It is designed for both competitive and recreation
AWARDS Awards will be given to the overall top 3 male and female runners. In addition, medals will be awarded for the top 3 in each age division. Participants must be present to receive awards.
Age Groups:12 & Under,13-16,17- 19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69,70+
Did you Know:
One out of every nine people in the world, roughly 884 million, lack access to improved drinking water and 1.8 billion people drink from contaminated water sources Approximately 840,000 people die each year due to lack of safe water and adequate sanitation and hygiene almost half of whom are children under 5 Every 20 seconds, a child dies due to lack of adequate sanitation Improved sanitation and drinking water could reduce the number of diarrheal diseases by nearly 90% The average distance that a woman in developing countries walk to collect water per day is 3 -4 miles and the average weight that women carry on their heads is approximately 44 pounds.
All proceeds from the Race for Water will go to Water Mission International and Water to Thrive
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