Waples Mill Elementary Fly Like an Eagle - 5K Fun Run

1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Apr 29, 2017


Oakton, VA

About This Activity

Come join your classmates and neighbors at this family friendly event. Run or walk in the neighborhood around Waples Mill Elementary School. This PTA-sponsored event will support educational and enrichment programs for the over 850 local students who attend Waples Mill Elementary. This is a USATF sanctioned event.
After the 5k Fun Run, we will hold a 1/4 mile Kids Dash around the Waples Mill field. The Kids Dash is designed to provide an opportunity for younger children (8 and under) to have a chance to participate in the activities.  
5K Adult: $25 by April 22nd; $30 after April 22nd

5K Youth: $15 by April 22nd; $20 after April 22nd
5K Family: $90 by April 22nd; $100 after April 22nd (limited to 5 immediate family members only please)
Fun Run: $7 

Note: Participants that register after April 15th, will receive a race day t-shirt only if supply is available.

Friday, April 29th – 4:00- 5:00 PM at Waples Mill Elementary (Front Entrance)
Saturday, April 30th - 6:45 - 7:45 AM at Waples Mill Elementary (Behind School on Basketball Court)
  • DJ
  • Tattoo Station
  • Paint your Hair with Spirit Stripes
  • Performance by the WMES Cheerleaders
  • Race Warm Up with Ms. Basile
  • Awards for Top Finishers and Raffle Prizes
  • Refuel Station - Breakfast Burritos from Chuy’s in Fairfax, Donuts from Shoppers, Coffee and Pastries from Corner Bakery, Bananas from Wegmans and more!
The 5K Fun Run Team is in need of adult volunteers on race day.  Please go to www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080C4BADA92DAA8-wmes to sign up. 
Race Day Activities begin at 7:00 AM
Warm up begins at 7:45 AM
5K Fun Run begins at 8:00 AM
¼ Mile Kids Dash (on Upper Field) begins at 9:30 AM
Awards Ceremony immediately following the conclusion of the race
The race will start on the upper field behind Waples Mill Elementary School. Runners will proceed along the side of the building, around the front of the school, turning right on Verna Drive, and then turning right onto Waples Mill Road. Runners will turn right on Waples Glen Court. The course will continue along Waples Glen Court, up and around Embree Court to Verna Drive. At the end of Verna Drive, runners will turn around to loop and go back down Verna Drive.  Runner will turn to the right to loop around Waples Glen Court, continue down Waples Glen turning around when you reach Waples Mill Road.  Head back up Waples Glen Court, up Verna Drive, finishing back at Waples Mill ES, running across the front of the school, along the side of the building, and ending on the upper field behind the school.
The goals of our 5k are to:
• Promote a stronger sense of community among our Waples Mill Families
• Encourage healthy lifestyles through diet and exercise
• Provide an encouraging environment for our students and families
• Raise money to enhance the educational experience for students at Waples Mill 
If you would like to find out more about being an event sponsor, please email fundraising@waplesmillpta.org
This event will be held rain or shine! Waples Mill Elementary School has a NO REFUND policy. Please note that we do not offer any refunds or discount codes if you cancel your registration for this event.

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