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Pounding the Pavement for Pink 5K

Saturday October 4, 2014
Seymour, CT US 06483
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Events for this Race:

5K

Start Time: 9:00am EDT
Online Registration is Closed
Online pre-registration is closed. NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION. ALL Registration is closed for this event

5K Team

Start Time: 9:00am EDT
Online Registration is Closed
Online pre-registration is closed. NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION. ALL Registration is closed for this event

Kid's Run

Start Time: 8:15am EDT
Online Registration is Closed
Online pre-registration is closed. NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION. ALL Registration is closed for this event
Event Information
The kid's run is open to children ages 8 and under.
All participating kids will be provided with a shirt and race bib which has a matching numbered stub for parents. We also ask that all kids wear a name badge with a parent’s cell phone in case you get separated. The Kids Parade to the start lines will begin at 8am. We ask that parents assist their children in getting to the proper location to start the race. Parents are encourged to run the course with their child.
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River St
Seymour, CT US 06483
Description

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScQxyhUgsDc&feature=share  Watch a video of the 2nd ANNUAL 5k....What a difference a year makes!

 As we look to our 3rd Annual POUNDING the PAVEMENT for PINK, we reflect back  on the incredible "growth explosion" we experienced last year. There were 1500 runners/walkers; an increase of over 900 entrants in just ONE year! Team formation was over the top. Last year, we had 49 teams, formed by friends, family and coworkers. You could feel the electricity in the air! Excitement was everywhere!

To say that the 2nd Annual POUNDING the PAVEMENT for PINK was a success is an understatement! This "explosive growth" in our 5K event is UNHEARD of in the "arena" of 5k races. The 3rd Annual 5K is shaping up to go beyond the heights of last year's event. There are new teams already forming with last year's teams promisng an even bigger turnout! Of course we encourage individual participation as well.. Are you a serious runner? Will you beat the course record? Come join us on October 4th and bring your best! This is the 5K you won't want to miss...It is a race for HOPE!

In addition to our 5K happening on October 4th, the 4th Annual Smoke in the Valley Chili and Beer Festival will take place in downtown Seymour, starting at 12:30 p.m. You can purchase tickets to this event too  here, when you sign up for the 5K. You must be 21 years or older  to purchase tickets to this event. Come taste various chili recipes and brews too while stroling around listening to some amazing bands. The cost of the combo ticket for the 5k and the SITV Chili & Beer Festival is $55.  Come spend a day in Seymour starting with our 5K, followed by the  4th Annual Chili & Beer Festival which runs til 4 p.m. ***All proceeds from the Chili & Beer Festival go to support Seymour Tradition girls' softball non profit organization's mission.

Seymour Pink is an active grass roots organization with many exciting community minded fundraising events ranging from an annual pasta dinner at Brookside Inn in Oxford, CT, to a 5K run/walk here in Seymour, to our annual wine tasting gala at the Inn at VIlla Bianca to the day that started it all, a day in October we proclaim as "Seymour Pink" Day where we SEE MORE PINK to raise awareness about this life altering disease.

These amazing events are not only successful in raising funds to FIGHT breast cancer, but in bringing a community together in the FIGHT. The support for those victimized by this diagnosis is overwhelming.

Each event is an opportunity to lend support to those who battle this disease. Each event hosted by PINK or by individuals in the community, brings us closer to conquering this disease and putting cancer where it belongs: in our history books!

Please visit our website http://seymourpink.com/ or visit our Facebook page for more information about our events and contact us today to join in this community's FIGHT against breast cancer as we SEE MORE PINK and raise awareness one event at a time.

This event has age based pricing. Individuals 17 years and younger will pay $15 to register in the 5K up til 9/14. After that date and up til the close date to register of 9/30, the cost for this age group will be $25.

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