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Run 4 a Reason

5K and 10K
When Nov 19, 2016
from 07:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Topeka, Kansas
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Saturday, November 19, 2016
5k and 10k Events

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Proceeds from the event benefit Girls on the Run, a YWCA program that gives girls in 3rd through 8th grade an after-school program with a curriculum that inspires them to define their lives on their own terms. Physical activity is woven into the program to give girls an appreciation of fitness and help them build healthy habits.

Contact: Kjrsten Ruch

Registration includes: Chip Timing, Event Stocking Cap/Beanie, and Finisher Medal for the 10K.

Awards are presented to: Top 3 male and female finishers overall, top male and female masters, and top 3 male and female age group winners in each standard 5-year age category.

ENTRY FEES

Registration Type

10K Event

5k Event

Early Registration (through September 30)

$35

$25

Regular Registration (through November 15)

$40

$30

Race Day Registration

$45

$35

*Hat not guaranteed if registered after October 15.

Event Timeline:

7:30 a.m. –Registration & Late Packet Pickup Begin

8:00 a.m. – Pre-Race Festival

9:00 a.m. - 10 K Event Starts

9:05 a.m. - 5K Event Starts

10:15 a.m. – Award Ceremony

Start & Finish Location:

The race will start and finish just north of the intersection of 13th & Jackson, on the East side of the YWCA located at 225 SW 12th Street. Jackson will be closed to traffic from 14th & Kansas to 12th Street while the course is open.

Parking:

Race participants may park in any YWCA/GreatLife parking lots on the West or South sides of the building. Overflow parking will be in the State lots located between Topeka Blvd and Harrison Streets off Huntoon.

Timing and Results:

Timing services provided by Race Day Timing Solutions, results will be available at www.racedaytimingsolutions.com. Each participant is required to wear their race bib on the FRONT of their body at all times during the race.

Safety:

The course is begins and ends at the YWCA and utilizes the Landon Nature trail. Runners will need to keep right on the trails so that runners returning and Topeka Police Officers will be able to pass. Runners will need to use caution at all times and follow the instructions of Topeka Police Department (TPD) Officers, course marshals and event directors.

TPD will lead the race and runners must not overtake the Officer in charge unless directed to do so. As this is a timed event/competition the use of headphones of any kind is strongly discouraged while on the route. Hearing impairment devices are excluded.

Restrooms:

Restrooms are located inside and outside of the YWCA for use before and after the event.

Aid Stations:

The Aid Stations on course will provide Water, Gatorade and first aid supplies. The 5K Course will have one Aid station near the 1.5 mile and 2.5 mile mark (out and back course).

Spectator Instructions:

All spectators are asked to remain off of the course at all times. Spectators are invited to partake in the:

  • Pre-Race Festival – Happy Hair Station, Face Painting, Friends & Family Booth
  • Shopping! The YWCA will have a small store during the event where you can purchase merchandise - proceeds benefit our local Girls on the Run council!

Event Proceeds:

All race proceeds directly benefit Girls on the Run of Northeast Kansas. Over a period of 10 weeks, girls in the 3rd through 8th grade participate in an after-school program like no other. Designed to allow every girl to recognize her inner strength, the Girls on the Run curriculum inspires girls to define their lives on their own terms. Throughout the season, the girls make new friends, build their inner confidence and celebrate all that makes them unique.

VOLUNTEERING INFORMATION

This event is not possible without the support of many fabulous volunteers to learn more about volunteering opportunities click here!

More information about this event…

2017 Members

Tom & Joleen Arnhold
Stacie Baquero
John & Lila Bartel
Katie Baylie
John & Lettitia Bernard
George Bernheimer
Lana & Bob Best
Ben Bradshaw
Kevin Brown
David Burgoon
Michelle Carson
Rudy Chavez
Brad & Pam Clark
Scott Cook
Cassie Criger
Christine Cunningham
Mandy Davis
Heiko Detlefsen
Joshua Devlin
Mary Anne & Jared Durall
Mark Elliott
Taylor Evans
Neal & Karen Farron
Dana Ferrell
Mark Fisher
J.C. Garcia
Garry Gribbles - Tom Truhsdale
Garry Gribbles - Steve Sell
Garry Gribbles - Mckensie Bevins
Garry Gribbles - Cassie
Garry Gribbles - Monica Schragg
Garry Gribbles - Joe Schragg
Angie Gleason
Artie Gonzales
Lindsay Gress
James & Linda Griffin
Cheryl Haefele
Roger Hambold
Micah and Meagan Hawkinson
Irene Haws
Kristen Hearrell
Kiley Hickock
Misty Hight
Laura Hoerman
Sarah Hunter
Jeff Huss
Patty Hylton
Doug & Dorthy IIiff
Steve Ingersoll
Matthew Ishkanian
Jamie Kim
Daniel Kurtz
Clay Lang
Dennis Lawlor
Myron & Tandy Leinwetter
Jason, Glenn & Glenn Lewis
Rebaecca Litvak
Phillip Livingston and Eun Jin Kim
Jamie Mauer
Candi Meerpohl
Abby Moore
Dave Newbery
LeTiffany Obozele
Tim & Meredith Owen
Tim Ortiz
Nancy Perth
Tamara Peterson (Miller)
Claire Phillips
Gary Pratt
Brad & Marla Rhoden
Bethany Richardson
Angela Roberson
Michael Robins
Ashley Robinson-Evans
Donna Romans
Brent, Luke, Isaiah, Rebekah, Gabe Roper
Kjrsten Ruch
Elena Rusche
Suzanne Sawyer-Burris
Peg Schultz
Spencer Share
Eric & Vicki Smith
Lon Stanton
Charles & Christine Steinkuehler
Scott Steward
Steve Stumbaugh
Thad Sullivan
Kristen Thiessen
Barb, Leigha, Ron Thomas
Ken/Jan Tillery/Escola
Kelly Tosh
Kermit Trout
Roger Underwood
Bill, Brenda, Emily, Billy, Abby, and Sophie Wagemaker
Paul, Tracy & Marissa Wagner
TaNiqua Ward
Israel Wasserstein
Joshua and Skyler Watson
Les Watson
Jane Weiler
Norma Weiser
Bob & Sharon Wenger
Jackie Williams
Tim Willingham
Sara Wood
Bryan Yowell

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