7th Annual Buddy Run
Date: Sunday, November 5, 2017
Location: Wilderness Park/Trout Creek in New Tampa
Join us for the 7th Annual Buddy Run 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run and Buddy Dash! The race features a chip-timed 5K and 1 mile run. The Buddy Dash is held before the Fun Run for runners with special needs and their buddies. The Buddy Run is put on by Congregation Beth Am and benefits Buddy Baseball and Congregation Beth Am.
Facts from last year’s successful event:
- 200+ participants, 50+ volunteers – estimated crowd of 300+ people
- 30+ business sponsorships
- Vibrant and interactive vendor area with 10 sponsor booths
- More than $10,000 raised!
This year we expect to build on our success and attract 300 runners with a total crowd of over 350!
Start Time: 8:00 am
Early Registration Fee: $25
Register by October 18 to guarantee a Sport-Tek shirt. First come, first served thereafter. Registration fee is based on total dollar amount at checkout. “Same Day” off line price of $35 applies as of Friday, Nov. 3 through Nov. 5.
Awards: Top Male/Female Overall and Masters win $50 Columbia Restaurant gift certificates. Medals three deep in 5year age groups (10 & under through 70+).
1 Mile Fun Run
Start Time: 9:00 am
Early Registration Fee: $10
Register by October 18 to guarantee a Sport-Tek shirt. First come, first served thereafter. Registration fee is based on total dollar amount at checkout.
Awards: First place medals for fastest girl/boy (12 and under). Ribbons for all Fun Run finishers.
Start Time: Immediately before the Fun Run at 9:00 am
Early Registration: Free
FREE and open to all runners with special needs and their buddies. Register by October 18 to guarantee a Sport-Tech shirt. First come, first served thereafter.
Awards: Medals for all Buddy Dash participants
Same day registration and packet pick up opens at 7:00 AM
A FREE 5K training program starts on Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. Train to run (at your own pace) the Buddy Run 5K with a Certified Running Coach. This FREE 8-week training program meets on Sunday mornings for 1 hour at the 18205 Bruce B. Downs entrance to Flatwoods Park in New Tampa. All ages and abilities welcome. Participants stretch and receive tips and training for a gradual walk-to-run program that prepares participants to complete the Buddy Run 5K. Set a goal! Invite a friend! To sign up, contact the Buddy Run Race Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
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