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Pound the Ground for Kids

Independence Council PTA Pound the Ground for the Kids Family Fun Run- Bringing families together for a safe, fun family oriented community event, while encouraging and facilitating the Independence School District’s Healthy Initiative.
When Feb 21, 2016
from 08:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where The Caves in Space Center Executive Park off 291 Hwy 1500 West Geospace Dr, Independence, MO
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Race Date:
Sunday, February 21st, 2015 Time: Race begins promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Packet pick-up:
Is Friday February 19th from 6:00-8:00 pm – location to be determined
. You can also register at pick-up but you will not be guaranteed a shirt

5K Pound The Ground Run at the Space Center Caves: To support your local school PTA, come out and run, walk or jog on this underground family fun 5K!

New Venue:
The Caves in Space Center Executive Park off of 291 Hwy 1500 West Geospace Drive, Independence, MO 64056 Race

The 5K Run/Walk will be 3.1 miles long or 16368 feet long or 5000 meters in length inside. Because the route loops you will have the opportunity to exit the run at about 1.5 miles if you don’t feel you can complete the entire course. If you choose this option you will NOT receive a timed completion for the run.

Parking is available just inside the caves in marked areas. Follow GeoSpace Drive until you see the Flag poles in front of you; turn to the right to enter the caves. We will have people and signage inside directing you to parking and event start/registration.

$50 Family (4 t-shirt limit per family), $60 after Dec 19, $70 the day of the race Jan 24
$20 Individual, $25 after Dec 19, $30 the day of the race Jan 24
$10 Student, $15 after Dec 19, $20 the day of the race Jan 24
$60 Adult Team of up to 4, $70 after Dec 19, $80 the day of the race Jan 24
$40 Student Team of up to 4, $50 after Dec 19, $60 the day of the race Jan 24
Donations are also accepted. Click here to donate.

Awards will be given based on time completion of run.

Weather Notice:
Since this is inside and temperature controlled environment the race will take place regardless of the weather conditions outside.

This is a stroller friendly environment feel free to walk, run and roll together as a family.

No pets are allowed.

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