Divine Child 28th Annual Falcon 5K In Memory of Mark Carpenter

Sat August 7, 2021 Dearborn, MI 48128 US
Divine Child High School
1001 North Silvery Lane
Dearborn, MI US 48128

Divine Child is excited to welcome Falcons and our larger community to join us for the 28th Annual Mark Carpenter `68 Falcon 5K Family Fun Run and Walk!  This annual public running event is held on Divine Child's campus and includes a Tot-Trot for children age 8 and under, a 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk and a 5K Fun/Walk for all ages. Following the duration of all events, there will be a social hour under our hospitality tent with food, drinks and family activities. All participates and their families are invited to stay.

Race Information:

Register in advance at runsignup.com by Monday, July 26 ($30 early bird price-includes a T-shirt); registration after July 26 is $35 and DOES NOT include a t-shirt.  
Onsite registration is available on race day under the tent on the football field starting at 7:00 AM for $35 
Bottled water at start/finish line
Water station on course 
Race awards will be distributed and announced during the social hour following the 5K
Bib and t-shirt pickup at the registration table begins at 7:00 AM 
5K finish medals will be provided for top three winners in each group  
Race Times (All races start on the Divine Child track):

8:15 AM – Tot Trot - ages 8 and under
8:45 AM – 1-Mile Run Fun/Walk
9:10 AM – National Anthem
9:15 AM – 5K

What is the Mark Carpenter Falcon 5K?
The Divine Child Falcon 5K is an annual public running event held on the Divine Child campus in memory of Mark Carpenter ‘68. The event includes a tot trot for children 8 and under as well as a 1-mile fun run and a 5K for all ages. Proceeds from the event benefit the Divine Child Alumni Association and Divine Child High School Girls Cross Country team.

Where can I pick up my packet?
Your packet (your t-shirt and bib) can be picked up at the Divine Child High School on Saturday, August 7, 2021 in the morning starting at 7:00 AM

Can I register the day of the run?
Yes. Registration will open at 7 AM on the day of the race (desired t-shirt size, or shirt not guaranteed.)

When does online registration close?
Register in advance at runsignup.com by Monday, July 26 ($30 early bird price-includes a T-shirt); registration after July 26 is $35 and DOES NOT include a t-shirt. Online registration will close on Friday August 6th at 12 noon (shirt NOT available)

Is there parking available?

Do I have to wear my bib number?
Yes, please display your bib on the front of your outermost garment. Those who run without a bib will be asked to leave the course and will not be allowed to finish.

Will water be available?
Yes, a water station will be available along the route and there will be water available at the end.

What can you bring to the event? Can I run with a stroller, backpack, wheelchair, roller blades, bicycle, etc?
Strollers and wheelchairs are permitted. Firefighter turnout gear and military backpacks are also permitted. Please leave all personal items and valuables in your vehicle. 

Can I still donate and not run? 
Yes. Donations will be accepted for 3 weeks after the event.

How can my company/organization sponsor this event?
Please send all sponsorship correspondence to amcnamara@divinechild.org with your contact information and someone will be in touch with you within 24 hours.

I would like to donate goods or services to this event. How do I do that?
You can contact us at amcnamara@divinechild.org. Your generosity will be greatly appreciated.

Can I get a refund?
No, we do not provide refunds for the event regardless if you cannot make the date or the foundation needs to cancel the event for extenuating circumstances. Registration may be transferred to another person.

How can I volunteer?
It's simple! Email amcnamara@divinechild.org and we will reply within 24 hours. Volunteers are always needed for the day of festivities. Thank you!

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