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Take Stock In Children Strides for Education 5K Run/Walk
Sat, Nov 14, 2015
Port Orange, FL
About This Activity
BENEFICIARY Event proceeds shall benefit the local Take Stock in Children Scholarship & Mentor Program facilitated by FUTURES Foundation. Take Stock in Children (TSIC) is a statewide scholarship mentoring program for low-income students. FUTURES’ TSIC scholars are selected in the eighth grade through an application and selection committee review process. TSIC scholars are paired with a mentor who meets with them for 30 minutes each week at school beginning in ninth grade. FUTURES’ TSIC scholars must maintain a weighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 and maintain good citizenship (no drug, alcohol, crime or gang activity). Upon achieving these goals and graduating high school, FUTURES Foundation awards these scholars with a Florida Prepaid tuition scholarship through the STARS Program.
The Take Stock in Children Strides for Education 5K is one of the funding sources for these scholarships. We hope you will support TSIC by participating in the event. All scholarship contributions currently are matched 100% with dollars from the Florida Prepaid Scholarship Program’s STARS Program which enhances each dollar donated locally.
WHEN November 14, 2015 - 8:30 AM
WHERE Creekside Middle School 6801 Airport Road Port Orange, FL 32128
ADULT ENTRY FEE: $25 until Oct. 17th, 2015 - $30 Oct. 18th-Nov. 13th, 2015 - $35 on day of race
*YOUTH ENTRY FEE: $20 until Oct. 17th, 2015 - $25 Oct. 18th-Nov. 13th, 2015 - $30 on day of race
*Youth: 18 years old and under
COURSE 5K USATF Certified Course # FL14102EBM
The purpose of the USATF course certification program is to produce road race courses of accurately measured distances. For any road running performance to be accepted as a record or be nationally ranked, it must be run on a USATF-certified course. In addition, the certification program is very important to the average road racer, as well as those of exceptional speed. Most runners like to compare performances run on different courses, and such comparisons are difficult if course distances are not reliable. No one can truly establish a personal best if the course distance is not accurate.
PACKET PICK UP
Pre-registration packet pick up and registration will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at State Farm Insurance located at 1500 Beville Road, Suite 607, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. State Farm Agent Jeff Hoffer’s office is located within the Shoppes at Beville Plaza at the corner of Beville Road and Clyde Morris Boulevard.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Registration and Packet Pick Up Begins - 7:30 AM Race Starts - 8:30 AM
AMENITIES Availability and size of t-shirts only guaranteed to those who register before October 17th, 2015
This year’s event will feature a Volusia County School competition with the Volusia County Public School or Department with the most paid registrants earning a first place award of $250 and the year’s bragging rights complete with trophy. Second place shall receive $150 and third place $100.
Medals shall be awarded for male and female participants and categories include Overall, Masters, Grandmasters, Senior Grandmasters and age categories beginning at 14 and under then every 5 years through age 75 and over.
RACE TIMING AND SCORING The race will be professionally timed and scored by RaceSmith, Inc. The race will be timed using disposable, electronic tags attached to the bib number. Please wear your bib number to the front, pinned at all four corners, visible, and unaltered. Printed results will be posted at the race site and live online during the race at www.RaceSmith.com