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15th Annual Good Samaritan Cross Training 5K
Date and Time: Saturday October. 9th, 2021, 8:00 AM
Get excited as our 15th Annual Ministry Fundraiser offers Greenville their 7th Annual Cross Training 5K Race!! Hope of Glory and CrossFit Greenville are proud to continue the challenging cross training 5K to benefit families throughout Pitt County. Please join us as we blend our Annual 5K race with Cross Training exercises into a beautiful new course beginning at Reade Circle, towards the Town Common and back up 5th Street, running by East Carolina University.
Our race offers options for runners to run a regular 5K, for families to walk a 5K together, or those who like to step up their fitness level can participate in the 6 cross training stations guided by coaches from CrossFit Greenville. These stations are placed throughout the 5K run and require a completion of specific exercises with multiple repetitions. Any weight exercises will be adjusted based on fitness level and weight requirements. Heats will be used to separate beginner, intermediate, and advance cross training levels.
Proceeds will help Hope of Glory Ministries in their mission to relieve burdens, empower families, and proclaim Christ throughout our community!
Hope of Glory Ministries was founded in 2001 as a 501 (c)(3) Christ‐centered community outreach ministry. A large focus of our ministry is helping those in Pitt County who live at or beneath the level of poverty. It is estimated that 21.7% of Pitt County residents live below the poverty level ($25,715 for household of 4). Based on US Census 2018 estimates, this translates into about 39,000 people. Our Community Food Co-op Program is moving families towards financial stability by providing healthy fresh and non-perishable foods twice a month. With an estimated $270 savings each month, families are paired with mentors and set goals to redistribute the saved money towards debts, an emergency fund or savings account.
Our 2020 Impact Report:
• Average household income of our Community Co-op families is $24,000.
• In 2020, The Community Co-op Program served 17 families and relieved $44,821 in grocery savings.
• 760 mentor/education hours attended by families
• $10,365 invested by families into program
• $40,070 placed into savings accounts by families
• $75,127 was paid on debts by families
Packet Pickup Times:
Friday, October 8th, Pre-registered race bag pick-up: 1:00-6:00 PM, Hope of Glory Ministries
Saturday October 9th, Race Day Registration/Check In: 6:45-7:45AM, UBE Parking Lot
5K Run/Cross Training 5K/Walk: All Begin at 8:00 AM
Post Race Party: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, The Scullery
All participants will receive a quality moisture wicking race t-shirt! Those who pre-registered by Sept. 10th are guaranteed their size. Those who register after Sept. 11th are not guaranteed their size.
FEES (INCLUDES ONE FREE MOISTURE WICKING SHIRT* & VARIOUS COUPONS!
a. EARLY BIRD Registration for Adult 5K and Adult Cross Training (July 6th -31st): $20
b. Adult 5K Pre-Reg (August 1st-Sept 13th): $30
c. Adult 5K (September 14th-Race Day): $35
d. Cross Training 5K Pre-Reg(August 1st-Sept 13th): $35
e. Cross Training 5K (September 14th-Race Day) : $40
f. Family Walk 5K (through September 13th): $15
g. Family Walk 5K after September 14th: $20
h. Kids 6-12yrs 5K or Walk: $15
i. Under 6yrs: Free
Awards/Medals will be given to top 3 M/F overall finishers and top 3 M/F age group finishers.
Age groups are as follows: 6-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. (Top overall finishers not eligible for age group awards)
5K Cross Training Awards
Awards/Medals will be given to top 3 M/F overall finishers and top 2 male and female age group finishers. Age groups are as follows:
13-15, 16-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51+
(Top overall finishers not eligible for age group awards)
Pre-Registered Race bag pick-up will take place Friday October 8th from 1:00-6:00 PM at Hope of Glory Ministries.
Race day registration and check-in will be set up under the tent at Race Headquarters at UBE’s back parking lot off Evans St. Registration will be held from 6:45 AM until 7:45 AM.
RACE DAY PARKING:
Race day parking will be available in the public lot across from UBE, parking decks, and public spots on side streets. No parking in UBE parking lot, please.
The run will begin at Reade Circle near Chico’s Mexican Restaurant, head towards the Town Commons, travel down 1st St., back up 5th Street, running by East Carolina University and finishing at Uptown. Six Cross Training Stations will be located shortly before each mile split. Water will be supplied at each mile marker.
Timing of the race will be provided by Run the East Event Timing and Management. Each participant will be supplied a bib with a computerized chip within. Results will be posted after the race. They will also be available online at www.RunTheEast.com
U.B.E. POST-RACE PARTY
Sponsored by the Scullery
You’ve finished the race, so let’s celebrate! Join us back at U.B.E. for awards! Then, head over to The Scullery and receive 20% off your meal purchase when you show your race bib! Valid October 9th ONLY. Bring your friends and family for what’s sure to be a great time!
During the race, we will also be holding a toiletry drive. Each participant that brings 5 toiletry items (unopened and not travel size) will receive a free gift from our ministry.
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