My husband is co-organizing the TGI Friday’s 5k: Run for a Cause! So, if you are a runner – or walker – sign up today!
The event is in Allison Park, Pennsylvania, and starting at the North Park Swimming Pool, on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Registration starts at 7am; and the 5K begins at 9am, with the Fun Run/Walk beginning immediately after.
More info, below:
Starting Line: North Park Swimming Pool – The starting line is between the North Park Swimming Pool and Pie Traynor Field on South Ridge Road.
About The Race: This is the first annual “Run For a Cause” which was established to benefit charities or individuals in need of support. Each year we plan on donating to a new cause. This year’s recipients will be the Lending Hearts Foundation and the Scott Lang Memorial Fund. North Park provides us with a beautiful venue to kick off our event. Please help us spread the word by telling others to “Run For a Cause.”
Race Details: Saturday, June 23rd 2012 – Registration / Check-in begins at 7:00am and the 5K run/walk starts at 9:00am. 1.5 Mile fun run/walk begins immediately after the 5K.
About the Course: This loop course is mostly flat with a few slight inclines. We are USATF sanctioned, and the professionals from Runner’s High will be timing the event. Many races in North Park are at the boat house, so our course gives runners a new view and a different feel of the park.
Course Map: Visit Map My Run to check out the course: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/69462264/
Early Packet Pick-up: If you would like to pick up your runner’s packet before the morning of the race, please come to the T.G.I Friday’s restaurant off of McKnight Rd. on Corporate Drive on Wednesday, June 20th from 5pm to 8pm. Or, Come to Elite Runners and Walkers Thursday, June 21st from 11am to 8pm on Steubenville Pike in McKees Rocks (Near Robinson).
Awards: First place finisher in each age group will receive a medal along with the top three overall finishers from each gender.
Age Groups: 11- under, 12-17, 18-24, 25-34, 35-49, 50-over *Both men and women
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