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The Big Run


Wed June 7 2017
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Location: East Hartford, CT US 06108 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Events
Event Time Price Details
5K Run/Walk
Time
6:30PM EDT - 8:00PM EDT
Price
$30
Registration ends June 5, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Great River Park
301 E River Drive
East Hartford, CT US 06108
Description

On June 7, Fleet Feet Sports locations nationwide will host a local 5K race. All results will funnel up into a national leader board to determine who is the fastest runner in the country?

But speed isn't the only thing that counts. We want to see the whole community participate because, seriously, running together rocks. Let us recap the ways:

  1. You get to join Fleet Feet Sports communities across the country in doing something we've never done before—a nationally-coordinated 5K race taking place in different locations all on the same day.
  2. It's on a Wednesday—who couldn't use a mid-week pump-up?
  3. Every finisher gets a medal. Not just any medal. A very cool, make-your-friends-jealous medal.
  4. Over $10,000 in prizes will be given away nationwide (see below for details)
  5. We know some people. And some pretty cool brands (cough, cough, Brooks, Thomas Hooker Brewing, Ben & Jerry's, Radio 104.1 & La Bomba broadcasting...). Let's just say, we're planning some fun raffle giveaways, category prizes along with post-race music and refreshments

 

Here in Hartford, we are partnering with Riverfront Recapture and the Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce to host the event at the beautiful Great River Park. The Big Run coincides with Global Running Day and is open to runners of all levels and abilities.

NATIONAL PRIZES:
FASTEST MALE AND FEMALE:
Earn supreme bragging rights—and $500 each—as the fastest female and male in the land.

FASTEST AGE GROUPER, MALE AND FEMALE:
Did you beat everyone else in your age group? We’ll recognize the fastest overall male and female in the below age groups with $100 each:
14-16
17-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-65
66+

IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL:
If your finisher time puts you in the exact middle of all finishers in your gender, we’ll give you $100!

COMMON GROUND:
Finish at the most common time, and we’ll enter you into a drawing for $500!

BASED ON BEING AWESOME...

THE BROOKS BIG DEAL AT THE BIG RUN AWARD:
Come to The Big Run decked out in head-to-toe Brooks Running gear.
Be one of 10 participants spotted by a Brooks Guru.
Receive a $15 Fleet Feet Sports store card to redeem on any Brooks gear!

SOCIAL BUTTERFLY:

  • Post a picture or video of the event to Instagram.
  • Tag @BrooksRunning, @FleetFeetSports, and your local Fleet Feet Sport’s Instagram
  • Use the hashtags #TheBigRun and #GlobalRunningDay.
  • The people with top two most-liked posts by June 8 at 10 a.m. E.S.T. will receive a $250 Fleet Feet Sports store card!
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