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Bears Who Care OktoBEARFest 5K Fun Run (presented by Gary Lambert Salon)
Date: October 20, 2018
Start Time: 8:00am
Location: Hamlin Town Center (Cinepolis Parking Lot)
Distance: 5K (3.1 miles)
The first annual OktoBEARfest 5K Fun Run at Hamlin (presented by Gary Lambert Salon) is a healthy, family-friendly event! Run, walk or jog for a worthwhile cause, Bears Who Care, which provides teddy bears and books to children in need throughout the community. After the 5K, enjoy a morning of fun activities, including Scholastic Book Fair, silent auction, food stands, raffles and games. Runners and walkers are all welcome to participate.
Early Adult Registration (July 9th to October 9th) - $30
Late Adult Registration (October 10th to October 19th) - $35
Adult Day of Race Registration - $35
Youth Ages (4 to 12 years old)
Early Youth Registration (July 9th to October 9th) - $25
Late Youth Registration (October 10th to October 19th) - $30
Youth Day of Race Registration - $30
Ages 3 and under are free.
**ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. **
THERE ARE TWO OPTIONS:
- Register at the Pre-Register Packet Pick Up location: Axiom Bank (16418 New Independence Pkwy, Suite 100, Winter Garden, FL 34787)
Friday, October 19
2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
- Register at the OktoBEARfest. We encourage you to arrive between 7:00 - 7:30 a.m. to allow ample time to receive your 5K materials and prepare for the fun run. You will receive a finisher medal; t-shirt sizes are not guaranteed.
MANY THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:
Horizon West Happenings
Pickleball & Fireflies
Signature Lakes Realty (Xiomara De Gracia, Broker; Shelley Dawson, Realtor®)
All sponsorships for 2018 are filled. To inquire about sponsor opportunities for 2019, please email:
For those interested in volunteering, please sigh up here: http://signup.com/go/DNtgzyM
Awards will be given in the following categories:
Overall Male, Overall Female
Three deep in the following age groups for male and female:
10 and under, 11 to 14, 15 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70 and over
All participants who register by Friday, October 5th will receive a commemorative medal.
TIMING AND SCORING
This event will be chip timed using a disposable chip on the back of your bib. Please be sure to wear your bib on the front side just below your chest to ensure accurate scoring. Bibs not worn in the proper place may not receive a proper time. Results will be posted onsite day of race and online.
PACKET PICK UP
Pre-race packet pick up location is Axiom Bank (16418 New Independence Pkwy, Suite 100, Winter Garden, FL 34787)
October 18 & 19
2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
5K packets and bibs will be available at the event starting one hour before the start of the race. Go to the Registration/Packet Pick Up area to the left of the Start/Finish line.
The event is being held on the top level of the Cinepolis parking lot in the section closest to Hamlin Groves Trail (directly across from Publix). There are parking spaces behind the festival and on the sides. As you face the theater, the parking entrance is on the left side (the start/finish line is on the right side). There will be signs and attendants guiding you.
All pre-registered participants will receive a special event day t-shirt. Sizes are only guaranteed to participants registered by Friday, October 5th. Shirts and shirt sizes are not guaranteed for day of race registration.
For safety reasons, bicycles, skateboards, inline/roller skates, motorized carts of any kind and pets are not allowed on the race course. Baby strollers and baby joggers are welcome to participant, but must start at the back of the starting pack. Children riding in strollers or joggers do not need to be registered.
There are no refunds or transfers for this event. This event will take place rain or shine.
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