Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Calling all Seattle Kids


This Saturday Nike is putting on a 5k for kids in Seattle. I will be volunteering at the race so I hope to see you there!

Here are all of the details...

Date: Saturday, May 10th , 2008

Start Time: 5K: 8:00 am; Let Me Play 1 Mile: 9:00 am

Location: NIKETOWN Seattle (located at at 1500 6th Avenue (at Pike))

Average Weather Conditions: Avg. High: 64; Avg. Low: 47.

Distance: All entrants may choose between a certified 5K (3.1 miles) or Let Me Play 1 Mile distance. The 5K is timed using ChampionChip timing chips distributed on race day. The Let Me Play 1 Mile is not timed and is encouraged for kids 12 and under and their parents, however both events are open to runners and walkers of all ability levels. Parents are encouraged to participate in the same event as their children.

Fees & Deadlines:

  • Entry is $20 total until April 30th (postmarked), or May 2nd online at active.com. Regular Entry includes $15 Entry Fee and $5 T-shirt Fee.
  • You may register in person at NIKETOWN, at Sixth and Pike, if space is available, until May 9th .

Cause: 100% of the Entry Fee will be donated to local school Physical Education, play and athletic programs. Each runner may designate which school receives their $15 (Regular) Entry Fee. All Greater Seattle Area Schools that are 501 (c)(3) are eligible to receive donations.

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