Hopkin’s Skip and Run 5k

Sat September 22, 2018 Kansas City, MO US 64110 Directions
Events

5K Run/Walk

10:00AM CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.hopkinsrace.com.

Place
1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO US 64110
Description

The Hopkins 5k will begin at 10am on Rockhurst's campus (right outside of the McGee Residence Hall). Bibs and t-shirts can be picked up on the day of the race starting at 8:30am. Top 2 males and top 2 females will be given medals.

Packet pick-up will begin at 8:30 am the morning of the race. This is when the participants will receive their bib and t-shirt. We will have the family and one previous scholarship recipient speak before the race around 9:30 am. The race will then begin at 10 am. Awards will be given around 10:45. There will be bagels, water, and coffee provided after the race. Sponsors of the race will have tables located around the event if they so choose.

Nelson Hopkins, Jr. was a young man that lived in the Kansas City, MO community. As a student at Alta Vista Charter High School, he was extremely intelligent, with hopes for a bright future.  In the fall of 2010, he would have been a freshman in college. However, on December 1, 2009, this dream was tragically ended as Nelson fell victim to a senseless drive by shooting, resulting in his death. Shortly after the death of Nelson, a scholarship fund was started in his name. This scholarship fund is used to send deserving students from Alta Vista to college, and all proceeds from the Hopkins 5k go toward the fund. Although Nelson was not able to attend college, it is the hope of all that through the Nelson Hopkins, Jr. Scholarship Fund, his dream and passion for life will live on through others. 

Entry Fee: $15, includes bib and t-shirt (Day-of race registration will be $20)

 

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