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Stop the Clot Chicago 5K Run/Walk
Sun, May 10, 2015
Running-5K - Adults & Children over 13 WITH PROFESSIONAL TIMING (must be accompanied by an adult)
Running-5K - Children Under 12 WITHOUT TIMING (must be accompanied by an Adult)
Running-5K - Children Under 12 WITH PROFESSIONAL TIMING (must be accompanied by an adult)
GROUP / Family Registration - Family and Group Registration for 4
About This Activity
Stop the Clot Chicago 5K FUN RUN/WALK
Did you know every 5 minutes someone dies of a blood clot, which is more than AIDS, Breast Cancer and car accidents combined. Please help us get the word out about the dangers of blood clot this spring 2015 and join us this get the word out to STOP THE CLOT! A portion of the proceeds of this run will benefit the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA). NBCA's mission is to educate everyone about the danger of blood clots.
This run/ walk is dedicated to Manu "Shaq" Williams. On September 28, 2014 my best friend Manu who I love very much passed away from a Pulmonary Embolism (PE) a blood clot blockage that stopped his heart. He was only 36 years young, very healthy and extremely active. Let's work together to STOP THE CLOT!
Event details and schedule
Date: Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Mother's Day
Location: Montrose Beach 4400 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60640 (Northside of Chicago) about 2 miles from Wrigleyville
Price until May 5, 2015:
$28/entry for adults and children 13 yrs+
$19/entry children under 12 (for professional race timing price $26)
PREFERRED MAY 9 PACKET PICK UP: Road Runner Sports Chicago, 1435 North Kingsbury Street, Chicago, IL 60642 10AM- 4PM - Pick up for racing bib, swag bag with items from Ferrara Candy Company, Popular Greetings, Action Wipes and more , racing t-shirt, Mother's Day Flower and Greeting Card* (Please bring valid ID)
MAY 10 EVENT DAY PACKET PICKET: Montrose Beach @ 7:45AM - 9AM - Pick up for racing bib, swag bag with items from Ferrara Candy Company, Popular Greetings, Action Wipes and more , racing t-shirt, Mother's Day Flower and Greeting Card* (Please bring valid ID)
Pre-Race Day: Snacks/Refreshments will be provided 8AM - 9AM*
Run/Walk Start Time: 9AM - 10:30AM
Distance: 5K (3.1 Miles)
Stop the Clot After Party: Music, live entertainment, & on-site raffle (BRING CASH) with chances to win prizes from Red Box, Road Runner Sports, Brooks Running, Chicago White Sox and Cubs Tickets, Gift Cards from Circle K, Lou Malnati's Pizzeria and more.
Stop the Clot Chicago racing medals will be awarded to the top (3) runners in each age category. Runners under 12 who would like to qualify must sign up for the timed event. Awards will be given to age categories: 14 and under, 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54, 55-59, 60-64; 65-69; 70+
- eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 641-715-3900 X 593533
Parking: Montrose Beach parking $1/hour
Directions via Driving: Exit Montrose from Lake Shore Drive and head east towards the lake /beach
Directions via Public Transit: Red Line (Wilson or Lawrence Stop) or Bus stops: 81, 151, 36, 78, and 146
NO PETS ALLOWED ON THE RACE COURSE.
Run/Walkers under 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult /legal guardian
This is a fun/run and walk this is not a certified USATF course. All Run/Walkers will be timed by a professional timing service and race day results will be posted at event and/or on www.stoptheclotchicago.com.
Faster runners are encouraged to stand closer to the start line. Walkers with strollers please start closer to the back of the pack to ensure everyone's saftey.
On Site Race Day Registration: TBD (it's encouraged you pre-register today to ensure your entry and obtain your race day tee, swag & flower as there is a cap in participants for this event held by the city of Chicago). A final determination of race day registration will be made in late April. If cap is not met by Tuesday, May 5, 2015, onsite registration will be $36 for adults and children CASH ONLY.
Extreme Weather: Event will take place rain or shine. In the event there are severe weather conditions (heavy lightning, tornado, extreme heat) event will evaluated and pushed out. After 90 minutes a determination will be made to proceed or cancel. NO REFUNDS will be given due to severe weather conditions.