The Cougar Dash 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Sat March 7, 2020 Yorktown, VA US 23693 Directions
Events

The Cougar Dash 5K

$30 9:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST Registration ends March 5, 2020 at 11:59pm EST

The Cougar Dash 1-Mile Fun Run

$20 8:30AM EST - 9:00AM EST Registration ends March 5, 2020 at 11:59pm EST
Race Day
  • Date: Saturday, March 7th
  • Location: Coventry Elementary School   
  • Entertainment: Inflatables, Petting Zoo, & games. Followed by the Coventry Community Day Carnival. 
  • Time:
    • 8:30 a.m - 1-Mile Fun Run 
    • 9:00 a.m. - 5K Start
    • 9:45 a.m.- Toddler Trot
    • 10:00 a.m. - Awards
    • 10:30 a.m. - Coventry Community Day Carnival  

Stay for the Coventry Community Day Carnival that will follow directly at 10:30 a.m. and is open to the public! Admission to the carnival is free. Tickets for activities will be for sale the day of the carnival. There will be food trucks, games, activities, a petting zoo, and bounce houses! Plenty of family fun for all ages!

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Place
200 Owen Davis Boulevard
Yorktown, VA US 23693
Expo (Packet Pickup)

Packet Pickup
◾Date: Friday, March 6th 
◾Location: Coventry Elementary School Gym
◾Time: 5:00 - 8:00 PM
◾Exhibitors: We will have several exhibitors setup in the gym during this time for the public to view. We will also have prizes, games, and an inflatable. ALL GAMES ARE FREE!
◾If you are not able to pick up your packet on Friday please email Charlotte Hannagan at cougardash5k@gmail.com. 
◾Exhibitors Wanted: We would like to have several exhibitors set up in the gym where all the participants will pick up their race packets. Anyone who is interested in setting up a showcase is welcome! You do not have to own or be affiliated with a business in order to set up a showcase. This would be a great opportunity to spread the name of your company if you did own one though. Some examples of exhibitors include the following: Pampered Chef, Thirty-One, fitness apparel store, massage therapist, day salon, Girl/Boy Scouts, martial arts school, Tropical Smoothie, Vitamin Shoppe, and face painting. We will provide you with a table to display your showcase. If you would like more information about setting up a showcase please email Charlotte Hannagan at cougardash5k@gmail.com.

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Description

Race Information

This flat asphalt course could help you achieve a new personal best. Run or walk with friends and family through the beautiful neighborhoods of Coventry and The Greendlands while neighbors cheer you on along the way. Choose the 5K, 1-Mile Fun Run course, or both! All proceeds from this non-profit event will go directly to programs that support our students.  This event will promote the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle by raising awareness and educating about the importance of physical activity.

Not a runner but want to be a part of this fun community activity? Volunteers of all ages and abilities are needed. Please contact below. 

Packet Pickup/ Vendor Expo

Package Pickup and Vendor Expo will be Friday, March 6, 5-8 p.m. in the Coventry Elementary gymnasium, located at 200 Owen Davis Blvd, Yorktown, VA.

Race Day Packet pickup and race day registration will be held Saturday, March 7, 7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Schedule of Race Day Events

The 1-Mile Fun Run will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the Cougar Dash 5K will start 9:00 a.m.  For all our little future runners (new walkers through 4 years-old), we will have the Tiny Toddler Trot around the parking lot at 9:45 a.m. No registration is required for the Toddler Trot.  Awards will follow at 10:00 a.m.

Stay and play at the Coventry Community Day Carnival that will follow directly at 10:30 a.m. and is open to the public! Admission to the carnival is free. Tickets for activities will be for sale the day of the carnival. There will be food trucks, games, activities, a petting zoo, and bounce houses! Plenty of family fun for all ages!

Award Age Groups and Categories for the Cougar Dash 5K

Male Overall award group:  

  • 1st Place: $75 Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $50 Gift Card  
  • 3rd Place: $35 Gift Card                                                                

Female Overall:  

  • 1st Place: $75 Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $50 Gift Card  
  • 3rd Place: $35 Gift Card                                                                

Top three male and female for the following age groups will receive trophies:

  • 12 - 13
  • 10 - 11
  • 8 - 9
  • 6-7
  • 5 and under

All Toddler Trot participants will receive a tiny toddler prize.

Sponsors

The success of the Cougar Dash 5K is greatly dependent on the generous support of sponsors. This event is being managed by Coventry Elementary School PTA and many volunteers. 100% of the event proceeds will benefit Coventry Elementary School PTA. We are currently looking for sponsors and those interested can get in touch with Charlotte Hannagan or Amanda Engelmeyer at cougardash5k@gmail.com. The details and prices for various sponsorship levels can be found in the attachment below. We look forward to hearing from you. Please make all checks payable to Coventry Elementary School PTA.

                                              

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Sponsors

This flat asphalt course could help you achieve a new personal best. Run or walk with friends and family through the beautiful neighborhoods of Coventry and The Greendlands while neighbors cheer you on along the way. Choose the 5K, 1-Mile Fun Run course, or both! All proceeds from this non-profit event will go directly to programs that support our students.  This event will promote the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle by raising awareness and educating about the importance of physical activity.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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Race Contact Info

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Questions?
Volunteers

Do you want to help out? We would love for you to participate in any way you can prior to, during, or after the race. The form below shows volunteer oppotunities we will have available. We look forward to having you help make our race event spectacular!

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Awards

Male Overall award group:  

  • 1st Place: $75 Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $50 Gift Card  
  • 3rd Place: $35 Gift Card                                                                

Female Overall award group:  

  • 1st Place: $75 Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $50 Gift Card 
  • 3rd Place: $35 Gift Card                                                             


Top three male and female for the following age groups will receive trophies:

  • 12 - 13
  • 10 - 11
  • 8 - 9
  • 6-7
  • 5 and under

All Toddler Trot participants will receive a small prize.

 *Awards may change depending upon donations


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