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Join us for our 4th annual Teddy Bear Trot!
We are looking forward to giving back to our community through our partners at Opportunity House in Reading. We ask that everyone bring a brand NEW Teddy Bear to the event. This year we will run the teddy bears from Squawk Café and B2 Bistro to Opportunity House where they will be donated to children utilizing the Children's Alliance Center. After making our donations, we will continue on route to finish our 4 mile fun run. Please purchase some drinks, breakfast and/or brunch at either the Café or Bistro before or after the run as a thank you to them for providing their space to us. (Please wear masks as we gather before and after the run.)
The $10.00 charge for this event will be entirely donated to Opportunity House as they continue to serve our homeless community. Additional monetary donations will be accepted at the event and will be given to Opportunity House to support their endeavors.
Everyone will have a chance to wear-test Karhu shoes, an exclusive Fleet Feet product. Karhu is Finnish for the word, Bear, making their brand a perfect partner for this event! Fleet Feet will also donate 15% of the sales of any Karhu shoes sold between February 7-13 to the Opportunity House.
Runners will be sent to Opportunity House to make our donations in 3 groups. Groups will depart at 9:00, 9:10 and 9:15 to donate the teddy bears. Please take a look at the pace ranges for each group and sign up for the time that best suits your abilities.
9:00am - Walkers and 13+ minute milers
9:10am - 10-12 minute milers
9:15am - 8-10 minute milers
All participants must read and agree to all of the following below. These conditions are included in the waiver to signup for this run.
You have not tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 14 days
You have not shown symptoms for Covid-19 in the last 14 days
You have not been around anyone who tested positive or showing symptoms for Covid-19 in the last 14 days
You do not currently have a fever above 100 degrees
You agree to stay home if you are not feeling well
You will wear a mask when not socially distanced from others other than while exercising.
Masks required as we gather before and after the workout. You can also choose to wait outside for the start of the run.
We cordially request that you adhere to all our safety guidelines and we reserve the right to deny entry to the group workout should protocols not be followed.
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