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Race To Summer! 5th Annual Patriots Race

Release Date: April 05, 2013
The Patriots 5K/8K Race, Walk and Kids Run. Saturday, June 22 2013

Patriots’ 5K/8K Race, Kids’ Fun Run and Walk is set for Sat., June 22nd, 9am at Brookside Community Club.  USATF Certified 5K & 8K course, 500 point Grand Prix event, Walkers Welcome Children's Fun Run, DJ Entertainment, Prize Drawings, and Post Race Refreshments.

Who Benefits? This year’s race, once again, supports the Goryeb Children’s Hospital “Kids4Kids Philanthropic Committee,” a group of local youngsters who raise money to help make a stay at the hospital less stressful for other children. We are also starting a new college scholarship, the Patriots Community Service Award, to be awarded to a 2013 graduating senior at West Morris Mendham High School who has given back to the community, particularly in the area of recreation or performing arts.

We invite everyone in the community to be part of this fun-filled morning that celebrates recreation, kicks off the summer and supports young people in our community!  Register early and save!  Visit www.mendhamtownship.org, and click on Recreation.

Race Sponsors Needed - Businesses are invited to showcase their support for the community through a sponsorship or door prize donation. Depending on the sponsorship level chosen, benefits can include your logo on T-shirts, the Website and all race literature and signage; being publically recognized by our emcee at the start and end of the race; free space at the vendor fair; complimentary race entries, and much, much more. Contact Lori Dent 973-543-4555, ext. 122 for details on how to be a sponsor.
The Patriots 5K & 8K Race and Kids Fun Run Saturday, June 22, 2013 information and registration, click here


Sprint into Summer!
 5th Annual Patriots’ 5K & 8K Race & Kids Fun Run!

The Mendham Township Recreation Commission invites you to be part of the 5th Annual “Patriots' Race.” This year’s event on Saturday, June 22, 2013, features 5K and 8K races, a kids’ fun run, and walkers are welcome to encourage even broader community participation!

Who Benefits? This year’s race, once again, supports the Goryeb Children’s Hospital “Kids4Kids Philanthropic Committee,” a group of local youngsters who raise money to help make a stay at the hospital less stressful for other children. We are also starting a new college scholarship, the Patriots Community Service Award,  that will be given to a 2013 graduating senior at West Morris Mendham High School who has given back to the community, particularly in the area of recreation or performing arts. (This award is in addition to the ongoing Veronica O’Neil Scholarship.)

Sponsorship & Volunteering Opportunities!  We need business and family sponsors to  help us raise money for sick children and their families and to support local recreation, such as Brookside Beach, and college scholarships for deserving youngsters. Sponsor levels start at $50 or $100 for Family Sponsors up to $1,500 for Corporate Commanders, with opportunities in between!
Contact: To become a sponsor or to volunteer, please contact Recreation Commissioner Amalia Duarte (973-902-8390 or amalia8862@yahoo.com).


Featuring!

  • Custom Tech T-Shirts (guaranteed to pre-registrants)
  • USATF Certified 5K & 8K courses - 500-point Grand Prix event
  • Kids’ Fun Run
  • DJ Mike & Random Prize Drawing
  • Post-Race Refreshments
  • Walkers Welcome!
 
Register online, and pay no additional processing fees! Go to http://www.practicehard.com.

When: Saturday, June 22, at 9 AM

Race Day Schedule:
7:30 a.m. Race-Day Registration & Shirt Pick-up Open
8:30 Registration Closes
9:00 a.m. 5K, 8K, and Walkers begin!
9:45 a.m. Kids' Fun Run
*To be followed by Awards Ceremony*

Awards: 5K & 8K
Top 3 overall males & females
Top 3 in each 5-year age group:
(9 & under through 80 & over)

Race Courses: 5K – scenic “out-and-back” through the historic Brookside section of town. Kids' Fun Run - 1/4 mile loop around the field for kids! Ribbons and tech shirts for all!

Entry Fees:
5K, 8K -- $25 (by 6/20 online or 6/19 mail)
5K, 8K -- $22 (USATF-NJ members, by 6/20 online or 6/19 by mail)
5K, 8K -- $30 (Race Day)
Kids' Fun Run - $10

Scoring: Official 5K and 8K timing and scoring by Best Racing System. Results will be available on www.BestRace.com.

Register online, and pay no additional processing fees! Go to http://www.practicehard.com