Calling all Walkers, Runners....AND...SANTAS HELPERS!!!! Santa's Helpers of Port Charlotte, a Fl non-profit & federal 501 c 3, is having their first ever 5K race event on Friday night, November 18th, 2016 from 6PM-11PM (starting gun time @ 8PM) at Charlotte Sports Park/Charlotte Stadium at 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte, FL. This will be a spectacular night of running (or walking!) on a Christmas themed night course together with a fun-filled after party complete with face painting, bounce houses, music, food & drinks! You won't want to miss it!!
Runners entry fee will be $20 for pre-registered runners & $30 on the day of the event. Tweens, & Teens entry fee will be $10 for pre-registered & $15 on the day of the event. Walkers & non-racers entry fee will be an unwrapped toy (no stuffed animals please).
Participants will receive: an endorphin rush from running//walking 3.1 miles and quite possibly even a new PR!--plus a super cool T-shirt, goodie bag, tickets for food & beverage of your choice (BEER! soda!) & entry to win some spectacular prizes!!
Bib/Chip/RFID timing provided by www.durtiming.com. Medals will be given to top 3 finishers in all age and gender brackets as is customary; & the following Trophies awarded: Overall Male, Overall Female, Masters Male, Masters Female, Grand Masters Male, Grand Masters Female, Senior Grand Masters Male, Senior Grand Masters Female, Veterans Male & Veterans Female.
Proceeds to benefit children of Charlotte County and will be held in trust by Santa's Helpers. Toy distribution party will be held on the second week of December. See www.santashelperscharlotte.com for more information about our organization and complete details.
Early packet pick-up: Thursday, Nov 17 from 11AM-6PM @ Gulf Home Builder's new model home located @195 Harbor Blvd in Port Charlotte.