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Strides For Disability 5k Run & 3k Family Fun Walk
October 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Saturday, October 21, 2017 We are back at SHORELINE AQUATIC PARK IN LONG BEACH
ON-LINE REGISTRATION FEE: $35
DAY OF REGISTRATION FEE: $40
Children 12 and under are Free (must be registered to participate)
Please note that we have a new and improved on-line registration system that we hope you will enjoy! If you are a returning/new participant and want to set-up a team, you will need to register first. At the end of your registration session, there will be a prompt to CREATE or JOIN a Team and to make donations. You will also receive a confirmation email with important links and information – be sure to save this email for future reference. If you have any issues or questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All participants will receive a t-shirt, draw-string bag and finishing medal along with a ticket for FREE raffle prize drawings which will be announced throughout the event. Participants are welcome to join us at our Partners Plaza Venue – an area with complimentary snacks, drinks, games, giveaways, live music, interactive photo booth, demonstrations, and more! This is an open course, so please be courteous to other pedestrians, runners, walkers, folks with strollers and wheelchairs, as well as cyclists along the walk path Strides 2017 Routes
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING A SIGNED WAIVER (LINK TO PDF BELOW) AND THEIR ID TO REGISTER AND/OR PICK-UP THEIR BIB AND T-SHIRT IF THEY HAVE PRE-REGISTERED. WAIVERS APPLY TO BOTH THE 5K RUN AND THE 3K FAMILY FUN WALK. PARENTS MUST SIGN A WAIVER ON BEHALF OF THEIR CHILDREN. WAIVERS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT FOR YOUR SIGNATURE.
Bib and t-shirt pick-up will be available the morning of the event beginning at 7:00am. Bibs will be distributed to all participants.
Parking is available at the City of Long Beach Queensway Bay Parking Structure located at 99 Aquarium Way directly across from the Aquarium of the Pacific. The fee is $8 per vehicle. This is a special parking rate and you will need to pick up a chaser ticket at the Easterseals Parking and First Aid booth the day of the event. Normal daily rates: $2.75 every 30 minutes. Lost Ticket $15. Daily maximum $15.
7:00am – Registration for both the 5K Run/Walk and the 3K Family Fun Walk opens
7:40am – Welcome and National Anthem with Jennifer Kumiyama
7:50am – 5K Warm-Up with Zumba Instructor Lourdes Zerrudo
8:00am – 5K Run Starts and Partners Plaza Venue opens
8:45am – Stage Program begins – Awards given to top 5K Runners in their age groups
9:20am – 3K Family Fun Walk Warm-Up with Lourdes
9:30am – 3K Family Fun Walk Starts
10:15am – Awards to top Fundraisers and Sponsors, Free Raffle Drawings announced
11:30am – Partners Plaza Venue closes – Event concludes
(Timeline maybe subject to change)