Ft. Myers Seventh-day Adventist church
5K Fun Run and Health Fair.
We are excited to once again partner with Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida/Lee Memorial Hospital to raise funds for their Mission Nutrition endeavor to teach children how to eat healthier. For that reason we have entitled the 5K fun run/walk:
Run On A Mission For Nutrition!
This event will be held Sunday March 8th, 2015 at 9a.m.
This weekend is all about a high energy and friendly environment in which entire families in southwest Florida can come together and celebrate family health. Watch the promo video below and then continue reading for all the info!
Along with the 5K fun run there will be many health fair booths that include the following and more:
1. Health screenings: Dental, Vision, Chiropractor, blood work, BMI check, Glucose
2. Healthy food samples
3. Physical fitness classes
4. Fort Myers Police SWAT team will be conducting an obstacle course for the kids.
5. WAY FM will be present playing music for us through out the morning.
6. Lee Health Solution educators will be present to consult on how to manage disease.
7. Kid Care: Helps parents receive insurance free or discounted for their children.
8. Golisano Children’s Hospital Injury Prevention: Teaching safety for children and educating parents.
9. Rehab & Wellness-Physical Therapists
10. Local gyms & trainers will be on site along with a workout booth!
This is an event for the entire family! Even if you don’t run/walk the 5k there will still be much for you to enjoy with your family.
Don’t miss out, click the button below and register for the 5K now!
Important 5K info:
HAVE FUN!: First and foremost we want everyone to have fun, be safe, and hopefully be inspired and get informed regarding nutrition and fitness! Yes there will be some runners going for a personal best and that’s great! Yet if this is your first 5k or your just out to get your run in the morning and support our great cause we welcome ALL!:-)
Race FEE’s: We want to remind everyone that ALL proceeds of this event benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital.
$20-Until Feb.28th, 2015 (register by Feb.28th to guarantee a race tech shirt!)
$25-Mar. 1st-7th, 2015
$30-Same day as event (March 8th!)
NOTE: There is a $3 fee added when you register online. This fee is charged automatically by the company processing our online registration.
Course: Race begins and ends at the church parking lot. From the church parking lot runners/walkers will cross Ortiz Ave. (Ft. Myers Police will be present to block street!) turn left and proceed on the paved trail. 5K turn around will be clearly marked and volunteers will be present. We ask that ALL runners/walkers stay to your right as those in the front will be returning on the same paved road.
Time/Starting line info: Race starts @ 9a.m. Runners will be lined up in the front ALL walkers please line up towards the end. ALL runners and walkers please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start!
TOP 3 OVERALL Finishers
Men and Women – Top 3 finishers: under 20
Men and Women – Top 3 finishers: 20-29
Men and Women – Top 3 finishers: 30-39
Men and Women – Top 3 finishers: 40-49
Men and Women – Top 3 finishers: 50-59
Men and Women – Top 3 finishers: 60-69
Men and Women – Top 3 finishers: over 70
Goodie bags/Prizes: We will be giving away 3 iPod shuffles All runners/walkers will receive a raffle ticket in their ‘goodie/swag bag’ for a chance to win, plus several ‘other’ goodies:-)! The tote bags are provided by one of our sponsors Creation Health. We may have a few more prizes to give away…stay tuned! Register today to guarantee your race tech shirt (see above dates)!
The Bagel Factory is providing free bagels to all runners! We will also have coffee and orange juice. So come early and have breakfast with us!
We are also thankful to our neighbors The Calusa Nature Center They are providing FREE ENTRANCE (on that same day, March 8th) TO ALL REGISTERED 5K- RUNNERS/WALKERS! You can cross the street after our event and see all they have to show you about our beautiful planet! They are also giving half price to those who are not registered participants!
Packet Pick-up: SAME DAY AS RACE, registration opens at 7:30 a.m. come early!
Parking: There will be NO parking on the church grounds, except for some vendors & Ft. Myers emergency vehicles. Auto Nation on the corner of Colonial & Ortiz is allowing us to use their visitors parking as well as the Calusa Nature center across the street from the church.
Okay now that you’ve read the info. It’s time to REGISTER. Click the button below!
Race Timing System:
Timing by Endurance Sports Timing utilizing the Chronotrack Timing System. The disposable Chronotrack B-tag will be attached to your race bib and will remain there for the entire event.
Last Years Pictures:
Check out some of last years pictures! Click HERE!