Thursday, January 22, 2015
17th Annual Run for Mom fundraiser gets a facelift for May 9 event
By Lisa Luky, FVHCF/Submitted photo
We keep speakers to a minimum, with just a few opening remarks and a warm-up, then an extensive awards ceremony after the run where top fundraising prizes are awarded, as are the top 3 finishers in each age and gender category for the 10K run.
Entertainment is provided by Wylie & The Other Guy. Although not yet
confirmed, MCs are usually Scott & Lisa from Star 98.3. Food
(burgers/dogs/fries) is supplied by Kiwanis Club of
NEW DAY: Saturday, May 9 (that’s right, we’re bowing to public pressure. Nearly 80% of survey respondents choose Saturday over Sunday. More time with Mom on Sunday! After a sleep-in, of course.
NEW EVENT: 10K! We’re going the distance. The 10K distance, also by popular demand. Don’t worry, the 5K fun run/walk and 1K Kids Run will stay.
NEW FEES: Sorry, but we haven’t had a price bump since 2007. It’s a fundraising event, after all. Prices now by event, not age:
• 10K timed run $35
• 5K fun run/walk $25
• 1K kids’ run $15
• Family rate $70 (2 adults, 3 kids from same household) (Late fees still apply)
SAME GREAT CAUSE: Event
proceeds go to support women’s and children’s programs at
Come join us for this super-fun, long-running community event in support of health care in your community!
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