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Woodbridge Be The Match 5K

EVENTS
  • Running: Woodbridge Be The Match 5K
  • Running: Woodbridge Be The Match Children's Fun Run
RACE DATE
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Start Time
10:30AM
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$20 early bird March 15th, $25 after, $15 for half mile Children's Fun Run
Location
Woodbridge Town Green
CITY
Woodbridge
STATE/TERR
Connecticut
Zip
06525
COUNTRY
USA
Description

Be The Match and Give A Spit are excited to host the 2017 Woodbridge Be The Match 5K that unites communities across Connecticut in support of helping patients in need of a bone marrow transplant. With your support in fundraising as an individual or team, you help more patients afford transplants, add potential marrow donors to the Be The Match Registry®, and make more life-saving research possible.

The Woodbridge Be The Match 5K Walk and Run and the Children’s Fun Run is an event for people of all ages and fitness levels. Take the first step by registering for the Woodbridge Be The Match 5K. Register by March 14th for Earlybird pricing.

The event will feature a Half Mile Children’s Fun Run, a 5K Walk and Run, food, entertainment, a raffle and silent auction, and a bone marrow donor swab drive. Onsite registration will begin at 8:00am, Children's Run begins at 9:45am, and the 5K will begin at 10:30am. Thom Jacobs of Paynes Corner Timing will be timing the event. Awards and prizes will be given out to top runners in each category and top fundraising teams.  

Please visit the OFFICIAL WEBSITE to register. RunSignUp will only take Adult 5K Walkers and Runners (13+) and does not have registrations availables for teams, the children's fun run, or a virtual race entry.

All proceeds from this event will benefit Be The Match.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We need your help on race day: Sign Up Here

Can’t attend on race day? Register for a virtual run that can take place whenever you want while supporting Be The Match!

Course Info

Fast and flat 5K for a great time! Visit www.bethematchfoundation.org/WoodbridgeBeTheMatch5K on the Event Info for a map.

Directions

Woodbridge Town Center and Green

11 Meetinghouse Ln, Woodbridge, CT 06525

Other Info

Race Packet Pick Up: TBD, check the website for details.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We need your help on race day: SIGN UP HERE

Volunteers can be of any age! If you are 13 and older (and have parental consent if under 18), you are eligible to volunteer. Those younger than 13 need to have a parent, guardian, or mature older family or friend with them. Groups (school or organizations) are welcome!

  • Local Planning Committee (weekly meetings, planning race logistics)
  • Registration Packet Pickup (before race day, dates TBD)
  • Registration Area
  • Bone Marrow Drive Assistant (Race Day Only)
  • Early Setup Crew
  • Afternoon Breakdown Crew
  • Hospitality/Refreshment Station

You'll receive a race volunteer shirt, food, and live entertainment! If you need volunteer hours, we can sign your forms.

SPONSORS

We invite you or your company to be a partner of our Woodbridge Be The Match 5K Walk and Run. Enclosed you will find event information and sponsorship opportunities that can provide your business with excellent exposure in our community.

In Kind Donations are accepted and greatly appreciated.  Our goal is to defray expenses through in-kind contributions. 

Items needed include:

  • ·   Advertising and Marketing                                                                                          
  • ·   Awards and Prizes  
  • ·   Gift certificates (raffle and prizes)                                                                                            
  • ·   Event Equipment (e.g. tents, chairs, tables)                                                                 
  • ·   Food and Beverages                                                                            
  • ·   Portable Restrooms                                                                                              
  • ·   Printing and Signage                                                                                                                 
  • ·   Sound Systems

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