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The Artful Dodger Run is all new this year. We have updated the 5K route and have added a brand new 10K option. Both courses start and end at a shared location so we can have an even bigger party at the finish line. Walkers are welcome to sign up for the 5K course. For those of you that enjoy the challenge of St. Clair's hill, don't fret, we still have a hill. The route is a peaceful path through St. Clair's residential neighborhoods. This will not be an out and back course or a loop! Chipped time for all participants.
Our 2019 Artful Dodger is not only changing the look of the route, we are changing the looks of the race. This is not going to be an ordinary race - this is going to be a race event!
With registration each participant will receive:
-Unique finishers medals, hand made by members of the St. Clair Art Association
-Entry in to gift raffles
-Post Race pancake breakfast. Additional breakfast tickets can be purchased for $8.00 adults and $5.00 for children under 12
What makes this race more than every other race in the area? Simple, we offer:
-Music throughout the course
-Photographers in multiple locations to capture you along the route
-Place medals for every 5 year age groups
-Sport taping before and after the race-Massage before or after the race
-Pre race yoga for runners by Happy Dog Yoga
-New photo wall for post race selfies
-Extra breakfast tickets for family and friends not running.
Also new this year are corporate teams. Any business with 5 or more employees participating in the 5K race can enter as a corporate team. All team member times will be added together to create an average. The team withe the fastest average time wins bragging rights and the possession of the corporate travel trophy. Their company name will be placed on a plaque to preserve their glory forever. The winning team members will also receive a free race entry for the next years race. All corporate teams must pre-register.
The fund raised during this event support the St. Clair Art Association (SCAA). the SCAA is located in the northeast section of Riverside Plaza. The SCAA offers an art gallery for local artists to showcase their art and they have classes in almost any art medium for people of all ages and skill levels. The SCAA also has Public Art displayed throughout the region. SCAA is a non-profit organization that helps the community in many others ways including; scholarships, participating in Empty Bowls,and many other amazing programs
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
5k Course Changes-
The 5k will be starting on 3rd St. instead of River Rd. After running up the hill on 3rd to brown, you will be directed onto 2nd St. where you will continue on the 5k course as usual.
Brand New 10k Course -
Starting line for the 10k course is on 3rd St. behind the plaza. 10k-ers will follow the 5k runners onto 2nd St. and into the highlands. When in the highlands, the 10k route breaks away and goes into another subdivision. After completing that loop, the 10k-ers will continue on towards Yankee and the middle school. At that point the route places runners on the bike path headed towards Brown. When at Brown, runners will re-enter the highlands and rejoin the 5k runners to finish up the loop and end the race back on 3rd St.
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