25th Annual Ben and Tim Day – August 27, 2016– Hershey, PA Ben & Tim Day proceeds benefit the Tim Russell and Ben Yupcavage Memorial Scholarship Program, a program remembering two Hershey High School athletes who were tragically killed in an automobile accident January 23, 1992. Candidates for scholarship must be seniors at HHS and apply through the high school website.
This year is the 25th ANNUAL EVENT – with even more fun to be included! 5K Run – 9:00 am with electronic chip timing Pre-Register by August 1 $20; After August 1 $25; Day of Registration $30 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk – 10:00 am Pre-Register by August 1 $10; Registration after August 1 - $12 (including Day of Registration) Cash awards for 5K race - Age category winners; Medals for all participants 12 years and under; Awards ceremony post 5K/Fun Run Cotton Shirt guaranteed for all advanced registrations for both events. B&T items for sale! Free Soccer Shots Demonstration Clinic – 9:15 – 9:45 am for ages 3-8 @ Hershey’s Field Hockey Field. Register online at SoccerShots.org/Harrisburg Ben Yupcavage Memorial Boys’ Soccer Scrimmage – **NOW** 11 AM @ Hershey’s Soccer Fields Pre-Race Spaghetti Dinner – Friday, August 26 at Hershey High School 5-7:30 PM Chicken BBQ Dinners available at race site. Advanced tickets available from HHS Cross Country and Soccer Team members. Occasions Disc Jockey & Swingin’ Sweets (Italian Ice) will be volunteering their services. Free prizes and a silent auction held after both races (must be present to win!) Visit www.benandtimday.org for details, on-line registration directions, registration forms or contact Hershey Parks and Recreation at 717-533-7138 Printed sponsorships available on all race shirts – See “Sponsors” at www.benandtimday.org for more information. Monetary or prize donations can be made through website. ***NEW*** O2 – “Overcoming Obstacles” will be held at Founder’s Park across the road – 10 AM. This is Fitness 4 Focus’s the first charity event for ambulatory special needs individuals. The mile-long obstacle course will include a variety of challenges, including inflatables! Please consider sponsoring our special athletes as they “Overcome Obstacles”. (Chris Russell, Tim Russell’s younger brother, is CEO/Founder/Fitness Coach at Fitness 4 Focus).