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Packet Pick up will be SAME DAY. This is a certified/timed/chipped route with certification code IL17057NM
7:00-7:30am Race Day registration and will close promptly at 7:30 am. We can not guarantee race shirt for race day registration. Race shirts are only Guaranteed until Sept 30th as the cut off in order to have shirts ready for event.
8:00am 5K Run/Walk will begin. Last walker in by 9:30am
8:00am-12:30pm Vendor mall will be open for runners and walkers. Please visit the Concourse level to see what our incredible sponsors have to offer.
9:30-10:00 5K Run/Walk Awards Ceremony.
First Place Overall Finisher in the Male and Female category will receive a Pacin' for Pitties 2018 Plaque. All Finishers will receive a certificate of completion.
10:00am Pittie Pace 1 mile walk will begin. Even if you can not participate in the 5K run/walk, we invite you to join our 1 mile walk and collect pledges to help us save lives and spread awareness of the Pit Bull breed. Check out our prizes for top pledgers! Dogs are welcome to participate but must have proof of vaccines, and a leash between 4-6ft.. No retractable leashes/electric collars are allowed. Please refrain from bringing female dogs in heat, or dogs that are reactive/aggressive towards people and/or other dogs. Please clean up after your dog. Strollers are also permitted. No skateboards or roller blades. YOU MUST HAVE VACCINE CERTIFICATE FOR DOGS TO PARTICIPATE
11:00am-11:30am Doggie Contests (Trophies will be awarded in the following (4) categories:
1) Best Halloween Costume
2) Best Bark
3) Owner look-a-like
4) Best Dancer
Ample parking is located at Boomers across in the Metra Parking lot and in Boomers North Parking Lot.
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Location: Boomers Stadium, 1999 S. Springinsguth Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193 Event Time: 7:00am - 1:00 pm
Check-in/Registration: 7:00am to 7:30am
5K run/walk begins promptly at 8:00 am followed by the 1 mile family fun walk at 10:00am
Cost: EARLY BIRD Registration is $55 (June 1st to June 30th) Open registration is $60 (July 1st to Oct 19th) SAME DAY Registration is $60 MUST REGISTER BY SEPT 15 in order to be guaranteed an event shirt
This year we have added an incentive BONUS
For RUNNERS, WALKERS, and VIRTUAL WALKERS :
There will be a lottery for a $200 (or possibly more ) VISA GIFT CARD after the event is complete and all pledges are collected.
For every $250 in pledges collected you will receive 1 lottery entry. For every additional $50 you will get another lottery entry. Example : Someone who collects $450 in pledges will receive 5 lottery entries.
For WALKERS :
Walkers that collect at least $100 in pledges will receive a refund on their walkers entrance fee as well as still be able to collect the swag gear!
VIRTUAL WALKERS that collect $250 in pledges/donations get an event shirt and entry into lottery for Visa Gift Card. Each additional $50 earns another entry into lottery
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Peace for Pits is a 501(C), Chicago area based rescue that focuses on finding loving, caring homes for “bully” breeds in need of help. Many of these dogs come from facilities across the Midwest, arriving there as a stray or unfathomably being surrendered by there so called “owners”. Some of these dogs arrive with severe injuries and other health problems due to neglect and or trauma. Our mission is to save as many of these dogs from euthanasia as possible. We are a 100% volunteer run organization, with every dog living in a wonderful foster home in the Chicagoland/N.W. Indiana areas from the day they become a part of our rescue until the day they get adopted into an amazing forever home. The average cost associated in putting a dog in a foster home is $600.00 which includes spay/neuter, vaccinations and training equipment (harness, collar, leash, crate etc.). We do all of this to make sure each dog lives a life of PEACE.