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The W.C.Bayard Rustin Environmental Club cordially invites you to participate as a sponsor of the West Chester Rustin Earth Day 5K and Walk. The event will be held Sunday, April 26, 2020 at West Chester Rustin High School. The 5K run will kick off at 9:00 a.m. followed by a 1-mile walk at 9:15 a.m. Awards will be given for the top 3 men and women finishers and for selected age group awards.
The out and back 5k run/1-mile walk course starts at Rustin’s Football Stadium and continues on the trails throughout the campus. The event will be timed using chip timing equipment provided by the Chester County Racing Services (www.runccrs.com).
5 K Run registration: $30
1-Mile Walk registration: $20
This is a RAIN or SHINE event. NO refunds will be issued for registration fees; however, registration insurance is offered on our race registration website.
ALL participants that register prior to Friday 4/19/2020 are guaranteed a race t-shirt. Extras for late registrants will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. The t-shirts are made from organic cotton and recycled plastic to further support our cause.
WHAT TO BRING:
You and your friends :-)
Your running shoes
Reusable water bottle. There will be water jugs available to fill your reusable water bottles before, during, and after the race. To limit the waste generated by the race, paper cups will be available for mid-race hydration only. In addition, we will offer bananas and apples to races and compost the peels and cores :-)
WHERE DO THE RACE PROCEEDS GO?
All race proceeds will be donated to the following local environmental conservation and research groups:
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
7:00 - Race setup
8:00 am to 9:00 am - Registration
9:00 am - 5K Run
9:15 am - 1-Mile Walk begins
11:00 am - Awards
11:30 am - Race Conclusion / Clean-up