This year's third annual Maddie's Mark 5k will take place once again in Central Park Schenectady. Enjothe Best Run Ever with your family and friends. Central Park in Schenectady is located in a beautiful wooded setting with a scenic pond and playgrounds for the children to enjoy before and after the race. This is an AREEP chip timed race. Walkers are welcome. Food and refreshments will be provided after the race. Zumba warm up prior to the race and stretching station. All participants this year in the individual race and virtual 5k will receive an Ashworth Awards medal specifically designed for Maddie's Mark (see photo below).
Awards for top male and female runner and top male and female age group in 10 year age group brackets.
Family Walk - $35
The Family walk allows you and your family to enjoy a 5k stroll through the park along the same course as the race. The family walk begins immediately behind the race runners at 10:00 am. Enjoy refreshments post race and create your own best day ever playing on the park play ground.
New this year! Maddie's Mark 5k Your Way - $25
Can't make it to the Maddie's Mark 5k? Not to worry, you still can participate. New this year is the Maddie's Mark 5k Your Way virtual run. Create your own 5K! You choose the place, you choose the time and choose your running partners. You will be provided with an email address to submit your times and photos. Prize awards for the most creative bib design too!
What: Run or walk 5k (3.1 miles), timing yourself without actually being present at the location.
When: Weekend of October 17-19, 2014
Where: Pick your favorite route, find a new trail on vacation or head to the gym and jump on the treadmill.
Why: Fun, fitness, raising funds for Maddie's Mark and of course, the medal!
Event details and schedule
8:30 am Registration opens and Zumba warm up for children's race