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2nd Annual DK Movement Cares 5K Run/Walk

Sat August 24, 2024 Bristol, CT 06010 US
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Events

5K Run

$30 9:00AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT Registration ends August 24, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 8 - 99.

Fitness Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT Registration ends August 24, 2024 at 8:15am EDT
Open to ages 9 - 99.

Fun Run (children 9 years and under)

$0 8:15AM EDT - 8:30AM EDT Registration ends August 24, 2024 at 8:00am EDT
Open to ages 9 and under.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://dkmovementcares.org/pages/dk-movement-cares-2nd-annual-5k-run-walk.

Place

43 School Street
Bristol, CT US 06010

Description

Join us at the expanded and enhanced DK Movement Cares 5K Run/Walk—a celebration of athleticism and community spirit, all in support of the Bristol Special Olympics. This isn't just a race; it's a powerful opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of extraordinary athletes.

Event Details:

**Date:** August 24, 2024  

**Time:** Registration and Check-in from 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM, Race starts at 9:00 AM  

**Venue:** The Bridge Community Church, 43 School Street, Bristol, CT  

Following last year’s enthusiastic feedback, we’ve made significant upgrades to this year's race. The course is now USATF certified, ensuring a top-notch racing experience for competitive runners and casual participants alike. 

Why Run?

Beyond the challenge and the thrill of the race, your participation directly supports the Bristol Special Olympics. This year, our goal is to raise $50,000 to fund an entire year of enriching programs for these inspiring athletes. Every stride you take helps enhance their training, competition, and development.

Prizes That Motivate:

Overall Male and Female Winners:

 **1st Place:** $300 & Medal

**2nd Place:** $150 & Medal

**3rd Place:** $75 & Medal

Special Categories and Group Challenges:

New Category:** Running Club vs. Running Club

Traditional Competitions:** Team vs. Team, School vs. School, Gym vs. Gym

King and Queen of the Hill:** Top 15 finishers compete for $100 and a plaque in a challenging hill competition.

Registration Perks:

Participation medal for all, first 200 registrants receive an upgraded t-shirt and a special swag bag.

**Runners:** $30 + signup fee

 **Fitness Walkers:** $25 + signup fee

Event Highlights:

Kid-friendly activities with a dedicated Kids' Zone and a free Fun Run for children 9 and under.

Live musical entertainment to enhance your race day vibe.

A selection of food trucks offering delicious treats for participants and spectators.

A mid-course water station to keep you hydrated and an awards ceremony to celebrate your achievements.

We’re thrilled to announce that Channel 3 Eyewitness News is returning as our official media sponsor, ensuring that the spotlight shines not only on the race but also on the commendable causes it supports.

This event is more than just a race; it’s a vibrant community gathering that celebrates the spirit of giving, competition, and local pride. Don your running shoes, champion a cause, and join us in making a difference—one step at a time.

**Register today and be part of something truly special! Let’s run, celebrate, and support together!

DK Movement Cares is a registered Non-profit 501(c)3 Public Charity (Tax ID # 92-273940). Champion the spirit of community with every step.

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