Sat May 21, 2022 Boise, ID 83716 US Directions
Events

5K Run

$45 9:30AM MDT Registration ends May 21, 2022 at 9:00am MDT
Place
4750 SOUTH SURPRISE WAY
Eastwind Community Church
Boise, ID US 83716
Description

Please join us on Saturday morning, May 21st, for the 2022 Kick for Kenya and Clean Water 5K!

Run for a cause - proceeds from the race will be used to provide a home for a multigenerational family in need in rural eastern Kenya this summer plus clean water for communities throughout Africa. The home will serve as a model for the community, incorporating appropriate building materials technology and an innovative new fireplace design developed by a Boise State Public Health professor in consultation with collaborators in Kenya that greatly improves indoor air quality for vulnerable women, infants, and children. Any excess funds raised will be invested where needed most, in particular to provide educational opportunities and improve public health.

Race Notes:

  • Registration, Entry Fees, and Donations

    • Early bird pricing is $35 (the cost to provide a K-8 child in Kenya with education for a month) per entrant registered by Sunday, May 15th.
      • Note that $25 of the $35 entry fee is considered tax deductible.
    • Entry fee goes up to $45 (cost to provide day high school for a child in Kenya) through Friday, May 20th.
    • Additional donations (any amount) also welcome.
    • Race day registration highly discouraged so we can start on time!
  • Packet Pickup and Parking

    • Pre-race packet pickup will be available in the Eastwind Community Church lobby (4750 S Surprise Way, Boise, ID  83716) before and after the 9:30 AM and 11 AM services on Sunday, May 15th.
    • Day of race packet pickup will run 8-9 AM in the Eastwind Community Church parking lot on Saturday, May 21st.
    • Day of race parking will be available across the street at Eagle Christian Church (4601 S Surprise Way, Boise, ID  83716).
      • Note that because the start/finish line is located in the Eastwind Community Church parking lot, the lot will be closed from 8 AM to noon, so please plan accordingly.
    • Carpooling or biking to the race is highly encouraged.
  • Race

    • Start/finish in the Eastwind Community Church Parking lot.
    • Starting gun will go off promptly at 9:30 AM!
    • Course runs out and back along the Surprise Valley bike path to the turnaround near Highway 21.
  • Amenities

    • Accurate out-and-back course on flat, scenic bike path
    • Course marshals at all intersections for traffic control
    • Mile splits
    • Aid station near turnaround
    • Post-race food and party
    • Great prizes for top finishers and more!
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