The Freezin’ for a Reason 5k walk/run is hosted by Global Medical Brigades and Exercise is Medicine of UNC Charlotte. Global Medical Brigades is a non-profit organization that is currently planning and fundraising for the Spring 2018 brigade to Honduras. GMB will be working in a medical/dental clinic to aid those who would otherwise not have access to basic care. Proceeds will aid in the trip to Honduras that provides these services along with basic medications and supplies.
Race packets can be purchased individually for $25.00 or in twos for $40.00 ($10 savings).
Your INDIVIDUAL race packet ($25.00) will include: One, single admission to run/walk the 5k, one race bib, printable certificate, footage crossing the finish line, and a button
Your COUPLE race packet ($40.00) will include: Two, single admissions to run/walk the 5k, two race bibs, printable certificates, footage crossing the finish line, and two buttons.
Couples may consist of a male/female team OR female/female team. No male/male teams will be allowed for fairness.
Pick-up your race packet from 10:00a-11:45a at the Barn of Frank Liske Park on race day. Remember the race STARTS at 12:00pm so get there well before to get your packet.
The race will be timed and recorded using official chip timing. On-site registration will be available.
Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th place will be awarded with a medal. If a couple finishes within one of these places, only one medal will be awarded.
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Snacks, refreshments, and hand warmers will also be sold at the race.
Please join us at our first annual 5k run/walk on January 27, 2018!