Get Fit Selma! 2016 5K Run & Community Fun Run/Walk

5K, 1 Mile, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Sep 17, 2016

Address

Selma, AL

Pricing

Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$15 $20 Closed

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

Running-5K - 5K Run Student Team - 5 Members

$40 $40 Closed

Running-5K - 5K Run Student Team - 5 Members

$40 $40 Closed

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$15 $20 Closed

Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$7 $7 Closed

Walking-1K - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

Running-5K - Running - 5K Team - 10 Members

$75 $75 Closed

About This Activity

The Get Fit Selma! 2016 5K Run and Community Fun Run/Walk are dedicated to the health and wellness of the people of Selma, Alabama and the surrounding Black-Belt area. The 5K Run starts at 8:00 am, opening a half day of health & fitness activities at the Get Fit Selma! Health & Fitness Festival. The 5K Run and other running events start in front of the College Gymnasium  at Wallace Community College Selma. Look for the Start Gate and registration table!

 

The goal of Get Fit Selma! Health & Fitness Festival is to deliver a quality product that will provide preventative health screenings and resources to the citizens of Selma and Dallas County, thus improving outcomes in the critical areas of disease: hypertension, Type II Diabetes and obesity and other conditions, as well as influencing residents to engage at a greater level in healthy eating and physical fitness activities.

 

The objectives of the fair include:

  1. 1.      Increase health awareness and disease prevention for city of Selma and county residents by providing health screenings, educational information, and related activities.
  2. 2.      Increase awareness of local, state, and national health services and resources.
  3. 3.      Motivate participants to make positive health behavior changes.
  4. 4.      Provide disaster preparedness information.
  5. 5.      Teach self-care practices.

Event details and schedule

Race Day Registration

Begins at 6:30 AM at the Wallace Community College Gymnasium and ends at 7:30 AM.  Shirt selection may be limited on race day.

Race Course

This 5K race starts on Donitha Griffin Drive in front of the WCCS Gymnasium.  It takes Earl Goodwin Parkway south to the first Selma Mall entrance (approx. 1 mile), circle light pole #13 and proceeds back to Earl Goodwin Park, through subdivisions on the east side of Earl Goodwin Parkway and back to WCCS for the finish line.

The 1-mile Fun Run / Walk (starting at 8:30 AM) will be a tour of the WCCS campus.

The courses will be clearly marked with directional signs as well as having volunteers to direct the runners.

Location

The 5K Run and 1-mile fun run/walk starts and finishes in front of the WCCS Gymnasium.

Runner Safety

Runner safety will always be a top priority for our event.

Roller blades and pets are not allowed in the 5K Event

Use of personal musical devices is strongly discouraged at this race.

Use of baby Joggers or strollers is not prohibited but we encourage participants to start in back of the runners and walkers.

Packet Pickup

All participants may pick up their race packets on race day at the Wallace Community College Gymnasium from 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM. 

Awards

$100 for 1st overall M/F; $50 for 1st Master M/F (50 years +) and then by age group in five-year increments starting with age 14 and under up to 70+.

Bonus Prize

An extra $50 for setting a course record in menʼs or womenʼs divisions.

Record times:

Mens: 18.15

Womens: 24.45

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