Date(s) - 06/07/2014
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Blessed Sacrament Church
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Join Hyde Square Task Force on Saturday June 7, 2014 at 10am for our 3rd Annual Neighborhood 5K Run/Walk! This family-friendly event is open to new and veteran runners alike!
The 5K will be led by the Hyde Square Task Force Rookie Runners, 40 high school ninth graders from the Boston Public Schools who have been running together for the past year. There are three routes that the runners can choose from for the 5K, all of which run through the heart of the Hyde/Jackson Square neighborhood.
The Rookie Runners Program engages 40 ninth graders in physical activity year round, using running as a catalyst for building long-term career and leadership skills. To build healthier, stronger communities through exercise, the Rookie Runners train to run long distances.
The Rookies also engage community members in weekly community run/walk sessions to encourage people to become more active. Join our Rookies weekly for our community run/walks on Saturdays at 10am, Mondays at 5:30pm, and Thursdays at 5:30pm; to learn more about this free opportunity to prepare for the 5K, download the flyer here: HSTF Community Run/Walk Flyer
To learn more about sponsoring this event or to volunteer at it, contact Emma Blaxter:
617-524-8303 x336 or Emma@HydeSquare.org.
Special Deal for 5K Registrants
Every paid registration for the Annual Neighborhood 5K Run/Walk will receive a free month’s membership at Mike’s Fitness in Jamaica Plain. To redeem your free one month gym membership: complete the registration for the race, print out your official registration confirmation email from the FirstGiving registration site, and bring it in to Mike’s Fitnessfor redemption.
We are offering the chance to win two GRAND PRIZES on the day of the event to our fundraisers. In order to qualify, create a fundraising when you register, set a goal of $250, and start fundraising!
• A NEW bike from Ferris Wheels Bike Shop in Jamaica Plain (valued at $600)
• Two VIP tickets to the Red Sox game on Saturday June 14th at Fenway Park, when the Sox face off against the Cleveland Indians – tickets are for seats located in the Coca-Cola Corner.
In order to win, you must fundraise a minimum of $250 by June 7th. Those who qualify will be entered into a drawing for the grade prize of their choice. After raising $250, each additional $50 that you raise will qualify you for an additional entry in the drawing and increase your chance of winning!
To start fundraising today, just register for the Annual Neighborhood 5K Run/Walk. During registration, create a profile, add a photo, and write your personalized fundraising statement. You can also easily share your profile and fundraising goal via email or post it on Facebook or Twitter. If you have already registered for the 5K and would like to create a participate, just: go to the registration website and log in using the email address and password you created during registration. Then, set your goal and start fundraising!
Additional prizes coming soon!