KwanzaaFest 2018 - 5K Walk/Run

Registration and Packet Pick Up Information

Date/Time Saturday, December 8, 2018
5K Walk/Run - 8:00am
Location Automobile Building - Fair Park
Fee None
Online Registration Closes Team Challenge - Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Individual - Thursday, December 6, 2018
Packet Pick-Up Automobile Building - Fair Park Friday, December 7, 2018, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 6:30am - 7:45am
(Packet pick-up will be located near the Automobile Building, located in Fair Park)
Parking Fair Park parking lot (Parking will be $8.00 - $10.00)

Additional Details

Now is the time to lace up your walking and running shoes to start training! Unsure about how to get started? Just ask our Race Director and Resident Expert (Author and Fitness Coach), Bridgette L. Collins, http://www.bridgettecollins.com/. Get ready to join us for another fun event that combines walking and running with faith, family, friends, and fitness that makes a difference.

On event day, you will warm up prior to the 5K (3.1 miles) with local fitness experts. And, at the conclusion of your 5K walk and/or run, you will enjoy an energy boosting post-5K snack. And last, but definitely not least, you will be onsite just in time for the kick-off of HealthFest which features a multitude of health vendors providing an array of FREE health screenings.

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

  • T-shirt and goodie bag
  • NOTE: There will be a limited number of T-shirts available (approximately 600). Event T-shirts are available in Youth sizes Small and Medium as well as Adult sizes Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large, and XXX-Large. T-shirts are first-come, first-serve. T-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed as Race Day approaches. Participants will not be able to pick up T-shirts for other participants who are not present at the time of the packet pick-up. Team captains will not be able to pick-up T-shirts for their team members due to the limited availability.

  • Water along the course
  • Food and water at the finish lines
  • 1st place prizes for the first male and female finishers in the 5K Walk/Run event(for defined age categories)
  • Last but not least, the beginning of healthier lifestyles habits!

Bib Chip Timing

  • Bib chip timing will be used for the 5K Walk/Run event. You must wear your race number on the front of your shirt of jacket visibly to be timed and eligible for awards. Age group awards will be determined by bib/chip time.

Rules

All entries will be confirmed by email. You must register to participate!

  • You must be able to complete the 5K Walk/Run in 2 hours.
  • You must be at least 18 years old. Kids under 18 must be registered by a parent or guardian.
  • You must be in good health and physically prepared to undertake the challenges of a 5K walk/run.
  • Family and friends are not permitted to pick up your packet. No exceptions! You must show photo I.D. to pick up your packet on Friday, December 7, 2018, 4:00pm - 7:30pm and Saturday, December 8, 2018, 6:30am - 7:45am
  • Sorry, no skateboards, bikes, animals or inline skates will be allowed on the course.
NOTE: KwanzaaFest volunteers are unable to supervise children while parents/guardians participate in the run/walk the 5K event. Please make plans to secure supervision for your child(ren) during the walk/run events.

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  8. NOTE: There will be a limited number of T-shirts available (approximately 600). Event T-shirts are available in Youth sizes Small and Medium as well as Adult sizes Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large, and XXX-Large. T-shirts are first-come, first-serve. T-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed as Race Day approaches. Participants will not be able to pick up T-shirts for other participants who are not present at the time of the packet pick-up. Team captains will not be able to pick-up T-shirts for their team members due to the limited availability.

Create or Join a TEAM! NOTE: The person who creates the team will be designated as the team captain.

Team Information
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A team consists of ten (10) or more members. The three teams with the largest number (75% of registered team members) on event day (Saturday, December 8, 2018) will receive individual prizes for all team members. Each team member must complete a registration form. Registration deadline for teams: December 4, 2018 11:59pm. Team registration forms received after December 4, 2018 11:59pm will not be considered (only as an individual registrant).

Liability Waiver

I know that running and/or walking a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run or walk unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the course. I assume all risks associated with running and walking in this event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including low temperatures and/or wind chill, traffic and conditions of the road. All such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of this entry, I hereby for myself, heirs, executors, and administrators waive any and all claims I may have for damages against the KwanzaaFest Organization, KwanzaaFest Board of Directors, and all sponsors and individuals associated with the event, their representatives and successors, and assignees for any and all injuries suffered by me in connection with this event, including pre and post race activities. I hereby grant permission to the KwanzaaFest Organization and its authorized agents to use my name, photographs, videotapes, motion pictures in connection with this event, including any other record of my participation in this event for any purpose. (If UNDER 18 years of age your Parent or Legal Guardian must read and agree to the above below waivers and disclaimers.)

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Note: if you do not receive a "Thank you for registering" statement and a confirmation email, you have not registered properly. Please register again. Also, each participant (adults and kids) must be registered separately.