N.I.C.K. 5K Run & Health Fair - Fitness Walk & Kids Fun Run

Event Date

Sat, Apr 12, 2014

Address

Fairview Heights, IL

About This Activity

2nd Annual

N.I.C.K. 5K Run & Health Fair

Fitness Walk & Kids Fun Run

8:00 am

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Everett Moody Park at Longacre

Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Come join us for this early season fitness event designed to promote a healthy and active lifestyle for the whole family. More than 200 people participated in the first year!

N.I.C.K.

Now I Can Know

Luke 17: 5-6

This race is inspired and held in memory of Nick Brown, who inspired a spirit of fellowship and community by reaching out and making friends with everyone he met.

All Donations for the race go to the FBC-FH NICK Youth Fund. 

Packet Pickup

April 11th from 4-7pm 

NEW Sports Authortiy off of 159 in Fariview Heights, IL 

*** WE STILL HAVE SHIRTS LEFT as of  4/11/14  *** 

******ORDER TODAY if you want one of those SHIRTS*****

5k RACE

The 5K race will be for all ages wanting to participate in the full distance run or walk.

The course will consist of 2 laps of the parks running path.

The donation is $20 for the 5K with a max family donation of $70 for up to 5 people.

** To guarantee a shirt you must register before 3/31/14 **

We have bought a lot of extra shirts so there is a good chance that they will get a shirt.

FITNESS WALK

There will be a 1.5 mile Fitness walk for those who are looking to support the event in a less competitive way.

The course will consist of 1 lap of the parks running path.

The donation is $20 per participant with a max family donation of $70 for up to 5 people.

** To guarantee a shirt you must register before 3/31/14 **

We have bought a lot of extra shirts so there is a good chance that they will get a shirt.

KIDS FUN RUN

This run will have varying distances based on age groups. The age groups will start with 10 year olds running ¼ mile. The distances will get shorter as the age groups get younger.

The donation is $5 for each child. If they would like to run in the 1.5 or 5K please register for the 5k as an individual. 

 

Family Registration is for the families that have 4 or more immediate family members. 

HEALTH FAIR

The Health Fair is a FREE community outreach project and everyone is welcome.

We are still finalizing our participants list but here are just a few things you can expect.

Memorial Hospital will be providing blood pressure checks, cholesterol and glucose sticks and will also be bringing out the Wellness Vehicle and offering breast health info, nutrition info and lactation info.

Red Cross will be providing information on tornado safety and fire safety

Chiro-med will be providing pre and post run stretching, massages and foot scans

St Clair Pediatrics- will be in attendance 

Speech Pathologist,Holley Heidelwill be providing pulse oxygenation level checks, PT balance, and Occupational and Speech Therapy services

St. Clair County Health Dept. will have tobacco prevention info and activities;

For Your Health will be providing chair and arm massages!

Chick-fil-A will be bringing their spin to win wheel.

As well as other vendors representing medical, nutrition, fitness, and health awareness organizations.

-Right From the Start Pediatrics will be checking BMI and giving out info on being healthy!
-Stone Falls Chiropractic will be offering stress massages.
-Peterson Health Clinic will be doing screenings, massages and bio freeze samples.
-Heartland Hearing Centers will be giving info on hearing loss, video out scope of ears and possibly hearing screenings.
-Be the Match will be giving info on bone marrow transplants.
-Prairie State Prevention Education will have info in preventative info on substance abuse, tobacco, bullying, suicide, and more.
-Abbott EMS will be providing support during the race.

5K RUN MAP

http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/142852295

The 5 K run/walk is two laps and the fitness walk is one lap on the track. 

 

REGISTRATION

Registration can be done 3 different ways

1. At http://www.fbc-fh.com

2. Stop by the office at First Baptist Church, 10401 Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights, Illinois or call 618-397-4720

3. At Active.com

If you don't wish to run or walk but you want to support the event with a donation just register as a runner or you can send your donations to FBC-FH church. In the memo please put "N.I.C.K. Donation"

**** TO GUARANTEE A SHIRT YOU MUST REGISTER BEFORE MARCH 31st, 2014. ****

Donations can be sent directly to: 

First Baptist Church Fairview Heights

Attn: N.I.C.K. Donation

10401 Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208

http://www.fbc-fh.com/

*Family Registration $70

 We have bought a lot of extra shirts so there is a good chance that they will get a shirt but there is no guarantee.  

Event schedule and times

EVENT SCHEDULE:

8:00 am start for 5k Race - Fitness Walk - Health Fair

9:15 am The start of the Kids Races

9:45 am Finisher Prizes and Give-A-Ways

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