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United Methodist Children's Home is proud to present the Sixth Annual Steeple to Steeple Run! The 5K and 10K are chip-timed and take runners through the historic streets of Homewood. New this year: both races start and finish at Patriot Park in West Homewood. We also offer a .5K Fun Run/Walk. Not able to make the event, but still want some swag? The Sleep In option is for you! Or you can register for the Virtual 5K and run your own Steeple to Steeple 5K anywhere you wish!
Why run this race? Watch this video to better understand the mission of United Methodist Children's Home.
The 2020 courses start and finish at Patriot Park in West Homewood. This year's 10K course will run from Patriot Park to loop around Trinity United Methodist and finish at Patriot Park with the 5K. We look forward to highlighting the beautiful streets of West Homewood!
5K Course Map: TBA
10K Course Map: TBA
This year, each runner will receive an ultra-soft shirt. Participant must be registered by February 17th to guarantee their shirt size at packet pickup.
Friday, February 28, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Trak Shak, 2839 18th St. S, Homewood, 35209
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Packet Pickup Opens: 6:30 a.m.
10K Registration Closes: 7:15 a.m.
5K Registration Closes: 7:45 a.m.*
Saturday, February 29, 2020
6:30 a.m. Race Day Packet Pick Up & Late Registration Opens
7:15 a.m. 10K Packet Pick Up & Registration Closes
7:30 a.m. 10K Start (There is a 1.5-hour time limit for the 10K. All participants must be finished by 9 a.m.)
7:45 a.m. 5K Packet Pick Up & Registration Closes
8:00 a.m. 5K Start
9:00 a.m. .5K Fun Run Start
9:15 a.m. 5K Awards Ceremony
9:30 a.m. 10K Awards Ceremony
This event is all about supporting the children of the United Methodist Children's Home! Trying to think of ways you can do more to help the children? It's as simple as letting your friends know that this cause is important and sharing with them an opportunity to give back to children in need by donating to UMCH. This year, we are using a brand new system to allow you to easily share your individual or group fundraising campaign. If you have not already set it up during registration, go here to get started. Please reach out to us with any questions!
There will be two new fundraising awards this year:
Largest Team Fundraiser
Largest Individual Fundraiser
Top 3 Overall Male / Female
Top Overall Masters Male / Female
Top 3 Male / Female Age Group Awards:
13 and Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
Winners in overall categories will not be eligible for age-group awards.
All awards will be based on gun time.
TEAM CATEGORIES FOR 2020
We will offer team awards for three team categories:
Largest Team Fundraiser*
Largest Overall Church Team**
Largest Church Youth Group
*Fundraising info above.
Please start a team when opening your group registration so that we can track your team results and fundraising.
Cancellation Statement: This event will occur rain or shine, hot or cold. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds. Entry fees will be considered a donation to United Methodist Children's Home.
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