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4th Annual RUSH 5K: A Run Uniting SuperHeroes!

  • May 03

    Starts: May 3, 2014 @ 9:00 am

    Place: 650 S. Riverside Drive, St. Charles, MO. 63303

Join Bridgeway Behavioral Health and The Sparrow’s Nest Maternity Home as they sponsor the

4th Annual RUSH 5K: A Run Uniting SuperHeroes! 

This out-and-back race will take place, rain or shine, on the flat and fast Katy Trail on Saturday, May 3, 2014 starting at 9 a.m. in Frontier Park, 650 S. Riverside Dr,  St. Charles, MO 63303 (see course route below). Fleet Feet will professionally time runners and walkers in the 5K. Awards for Overall and Top 3 Finishers will be given in each age group (14 & under, 15-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60 over).  

The kid’s races, which will take place after the 5K, will include a one mile fun run and hero-themed obstacle course. All kid’s race participants will receive a participation ribbon. A bounce house will be available for participants and spectators 12 and under (weather permitting).

5K registrants will receive a t-shirt. T-shirt guaranteed for first 350 registrants. T-shirt size guaranteed if registered by 4/3/2014. Children’s race participants will receive a cape. All will receive a goody bag with their registration fee. Early bird registration will end 4/3/2014. Family-friendly superhero costumes are welcome and encouraged! 

TRAINING GROUP: 

Want to get moving for these SUPER causes?

The FREE RUSH 5K Training program is designed for the true beginner who is ready to start walking, walk/running, or running a 5K. All you need are shoes and comfortable clothes. We will help you do the rest! Our goal race will be the 4th Annual RUSH 5K.

Our professional coach, Kerstin Rompel, will give you the tools you need to successfully start, maintain, and grow a fitness routine.

This fitness program will get you up and moving again! The gradual increase in distance and pace not only minimizes the risk of personal frustration and physical injury, but builds confidence! We hope that this will be an experience that will change your outlook on fitness and get you hooked on a healthier lifestyle. Sign up with a friend or family member and get fit together! It’ll be 2 times the fun!

What participants receive:
A professionally designed multi-week training program
Weekly communications from the RUSH 5K Super Hero Coach Kerstin
Group Run/Walk on select Saturday mornings (March 29, April 12, April 26)
Race day support

Sign up for this FREE superhero training program by clicking here!

RUSH 5K REGISTRATION OPTIONS:

PACKET PICKUP: Friday, May 2nd from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, at Fleet Feet St. Charles, 3813 Mexico Rd., St. Charles, MO 63303.  Registration is available at packet pickup.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE: RAIN or SHINE!

7:30 am – 8:45 am: Race day registration & packet pick-up

9:00 am: Race starts

approx. 10:00 am: Kid’s races start

approx. 10:15 am: Awards ceremony

VOLUNTEER: We have 45+ volunteer positions we need to fill to make this race a success. If you or a family member or friend would like to volunteer, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Alyssa Hilburn

COMPANY MATCHINGSome companies in our area provide race matching donations each time an employee participates in a race supporting an eligible non-profit organization, such as The Sparrow’s Nest and Bridgeway Behavioral Health. Ask your company if they have a race matching program.

Interested in sponsoring this event?  Click here to see our attractive sponsorship opportunities!

 

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