Our largest yearly Multiple Sclerosis research fundraiser is happening once again! The 2016 Run For Research 5K Run/walk & Family Fun Day festival will be conducted on Sunday, Oct. 23rd at Warminster Community Park (350 E. Bristol Rd.) from 9am to 3pm (rain or shine). As always, kids 11 & under attend the Family Fun Day festival FREE!! For more information on the Family Fun Day Festival, click HERE
Run & Walk Info:
Packet Pickup & Walk-up Registration begins at 7:15 on race day.
Two disciplines: Chip-timed 5K race or untimed "Mummy" Mile Stroll (dressing up for Halloween is optional, but, could win you a prize!)
5K race starts at 9:00 ("Mummy" Mile stroll shortly after). All entrants get free admission to the festval! First 300 entries rec’d before September 15 are guranteed a race shirt!
5K Time Limits: Walkers welcome in 5K race. Participants must finish within 50 minutes to receive an official time. Must finish 5K within 37 minutes to be eligible for age group awards:
Awards: Merchandise awards for top 2 overall male and female finishers. Age Group awards for both 2 male and female in the following age ranges: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
"GO TEAM" awards in two divisions, Corporate or Family/Friend: Most $ Raised, Most Participants, Team Member Who Raises the Most $ & Best Team Shirt/Costume.
Prices: Entry Fees include admission to Festival
Kids 11 & under = $5 (either 5K or "Mummy" Mile Stroll)
5K: $30 before 7/16, $35 until 10/22, $40 on race day ($2.00 discount for USATF members)
"Mummy" Mile Stroll (1 mile pleasure walk): $20 before 7/16, $23 until 10/22, $25 day of event
The 5K is professionally chip-timed by SpectaSport. Immediate results will be available at Results Kiosks. Online results will be updated while race is in progress. Time limit is 50 minutes. If you are unable to run/walk three miles in less than an hour, please enter the Mummy Mile Stroll instead of the 5K race.
The Mummy Mile is Halloween-themed un-timed 1-mile pleasure walk. Dress-up (or not) and have fun!