"Heart & Sole" 2 Event Option--5 K Run / 5 Mile Bike Duathlon--or--5K Run / Walk Event


Event Date

Sat, Aug 27, 2016


Ford City, PA


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Duathlon-5K Run/5Mile Bike - Individual Age group/open

$20 $20 Closed

Duathlon-5K Run/5Mile Bike - Group-registration team Age group/open

$35 $35 Closed

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$20 $20 Closed

Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open

$20 $25 Closed

About This Activity


WELCOME--"Dick's Sporting Goods" as a partnering Sponsor!!!!  Prizes will be awarded to participants!!!!


The FCRCP, Inc. WELCOMES YOU TO PARTICIPATE in our 5th Annual "Heart & Sole" event (--growing in numbers each year) taking place in the small town of Ford City in Western PA...The event serves as a kick-off to the upcoming "Street Fair" over Labor Day weekend.  The FCRCP THANKS YOU for your support of this ever-growing event suitable for all ages and skill levels with several options for participation!!!!  The course is flat, fast, tranquil, and scenic, taking place in part on the "Armstrong Trail"---This event does not challenge you to the typical hills of PA; the "flat" "all-paved" course allows all ages and skill levels to participate---(**Road Bike-friendly course)...

The event will not only reinforce the importance of an active lifestyle at all ages, but will serve to raise much needed funding and awareness for the Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership in building upon collaborative efforts in this community to fulfilling their mission. Donors give to an organization because they believe that the organization is making a difference in a cause they care about.  Donations (whether product or monetary) are investments in the work that they expect the organization to accomplish. As a newly formed not-for-profit volunteer organization with a mission of fostering a true community renaissance and ushering in a new-found era of community pride and spirit, the Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership has several exciting on-going events in the planning stages, and community support and involvement are of paramount importance in accomplishing this.  This event is only the beginning of many in fostering community pride and regaining community spirit. This event will create many opportunities for Sponsorship visibility and recognition.  Your support of this year’s event will directly serve the community by aiding the FCRCP’s funding of its special community projects (Ford City Choo-Choo restoration, the formation of a community-wide teen action group, lighting display builds, banner brackets, etc.), as well as aid in the support of upcoming and on-going community-wide events, such as the annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas season celebration in the heart of Ford City. 


Event details and schedule


**2-Option Participant Event**with Awards designed for Each Event

**Participant may either choose a 5K Run/Walk or a 5K Run +5 Mile Bike Duathlon (individual or team selection)**

                              **Chip-Timed Event**

Event Day Registration/Check-In/Packet Pick-Up: 6:30--7:30 AM

Opening Ceremonies: 7:30 AM

Warm-Up Stretching Session: 7:45 AM

8:00 AM Start 

**Flat**---**Fast** course**

Post-Race Refreshments for All!

Parking is "Free" 

*Hi-Performance Event Shirt Guaranteed to Pre-Registrants through August 13th at sizing desired* Please note that the early-bird registration fee of $20 individual / $35 team participation is in effect until August 13th---

**Signage will be placed directing participants to Parking and Registration/Check-In areas 

The "Run" commences at the corner of 10th Street and Third Avenue in Ford City, proceeding--South on Third Avenue to 2nd Street, turning onto "The Trail," continuing--North to 17th Street flowing onto Third Avenue--South back to 10th Street and FINISH LINE or TRANSITION AREA. The "Bike" starts at the 10th Street and Third Avenue designated "Transition Area" onto Second Avenue--South to Rosston Road (Ross Avenue)--continuing to point whereupon the roadway crosses "The Trail"; then back--North---traveling onto Second Avenue proceeding to 17th Street; then back--South on Third Avenue to FINISH LINE...

**"Team" Option available for the 5K Run / 5Mile Bike Duathlon---One Partner "Runs"---the other "Bikes"---

Please Note: All bicycles will be placed in racking in a transition   area that will be overseen at all times....directly above the Registration/Awards tent... between the Armstrong Trail and 2nd Avenue....

Competitive Awards:

Top 3 Teams; Top 3 Male Finishers; Top 3 Female Finishers; Top 3 Finishers in Each Age Category (*no duplications):

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 and Over

**Walkers will be guaranteed an event shirt if pre-registered by August 13th, as well as a Participation Certificate

**Signed Waivers are required from all participants** 

**Helmets are highly recommended for bikers**

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