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Stubborn Girl:5k Fit Classic
Sat, Apr 18, 2015
5k Fit Challenge - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
Stubborn Girl 5K Fit Classic 2015 is the 2nd event in our Stubborn Warrior POWER UP series. Stubborn Girls are Warriors - Stubborn Warriors - Unique, Strong and Exceptional. With that in mind Team Stubborn Warrior is celebrating women athletes with our inaugural all women Stubborn Girl event. The Fit Classic 5K is a challenge event with a twist. Set on a 5K course, this event will start out running the warm up first 1/2 mile and then for the next 2 miles athletes will face 10 endurance stations plus 5 mystery challenges that participants will only find out as they negotiate the maxed out mile of endurance stations and then finally cool down by running the last remaining miles to the finish line. So, go to our website and checkout the 10 challenge stations highlighted in our video, read the descriptions, watch members of Camp Gladiator demonstrate each exercise, and starting getting in shape for our Stubborn Girl Fit Classic 5K event. This is a non-timed challenge event designed to test your mettle not your speed. Power Up!
Stubborn Warrior is a North Carolina based company and part of our ongoing mission is to educate, inspire, and challenge athletes of all ages and abilities to achieve a healthy and fit lifestyle through participation in outdoor health and fitness endeavors. As part of our commitment to being socially responsible this event is in partnership with Wigs for Kids. A portion of the event proceeds up to 10% and 100% of any donations for this non-profit will go to support this worthy cause.
Stubborn Warrior POWER UP Series:
The Stubborn Warrior POWER UP Series is made up of several challenge events held throughout the 2015 year. Most of the events will be timed. While some events will have 5K, 10K runs, others will be mixed medley challenge events. New to Stubborn Warrior will be our Stubborn Girl events specifically designed for our strong, determined, focused women athletes. Continue to check our Stubborn Warrior website for both Stubborn Warrior and Stubborn Girl events and turn your power on to POWER UP for a fun, purposeful and fit 2015 year.
The Stubborn Girl 5K Fit Classic will be held at Dorothea Dix Campus surrounded by ancient oaks and historic buildings right in the heart of downtown Raleigh. The running course will be on both grass and paved road. We anticipate athletes of all levels and abilities to participate in this running event. The STUBBORN GIRL 5K FIT CLASSIC is an all women non-timed event that will focus on athletes finishing a unique, challenging course.
Event Details and Starting Times
The 5K running course will be on both grass and paved road.
This event will begin at 9 am and will continue until all runners have completed the course.
Because of the nature of this event there will only be individual registrations.
Event Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 9 am
Registration Closing Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 @ 12:00 AM (EST)
Individual: $35.00 early registration, $40.00 late registration.
Free promotional items and sponsor giveaways are guaranteed to all registered by April 1, 2015
Bonus: As part of our yearlong campaign supporting local non-profits, we will be collecting boxed and canned food donations for the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.
All race participants regardless of age must have a signed Disclaimer Waiver on record before the race starts. Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the waiver - this includes young children in strollers. Disclaimer forms are available for printout from our website www.stubbornwarrior.com, at early packet pickup and at the race site.
Race Packet Pickup and Late Registration
Packet pickup and late registration will take place Friday April 17, 2015 at Omega Sports Inc., 314 Crossroads Blvd., Cary, NC 27518 (919) 859-2623 from 10 am - 1 pm and Saturday April 18th starting at 7am at the Dix campus. Please bring your photo ID for faster processing. Late registration may not guarantee a promotional gift so try and register early. Check our website stubbornwarrior.com for updated information.
A portion of our proceeds from this event will go to support Wigs for Kids. Wigs for Kids focuses on helping children overcome the effects of hair loss due to chemotherapy, radiation therapy, Alopecia, Trichotillomania, burns and other medical issues. Hair loss can erode a child’s self-confidence and limit them from experiencing life the way children should. Wigs for Kids helps children suffering from hair loss look themselves and live their lives. Go to www.wigsforkids.orgto find out more about this wonderful non-profit.
We are also continuing our yearlong campaign to collect food items for the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.
Parking is free for this event. We encourage participants to arrive at the race site before 8:30 am. Roads leading to the race course will be closed at 8:30 am for the safety of the runners. If you come later, free parking is available a short distance from the race site.
Please check the website for updated information about the event.