Roy's Kids 5k

5K, 1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Feb 13, 2016


Shreveport, LA

About This Activity

A 501c non-profit charitable organization for the Shreveport/Bossier area.  Our primary goal is to help hard working single parents with limited income to be able to give their children the things that’s hard for them to provide. To help assist the needs of their children with gifts at Christmas as well as throughout the rest of the year.  No Act of Kindness, however small, is ever Wasted!

Special Thanks: Rotolo’s, Matt Snyder  ReMAX Real Estate Services, Yokem Toyota, Twisted Root Burger Co., Toy Fair, Tiger Construction, Kings Hardware & Gifts, Pierremont Title, Strawn’s Eat Shop, Sonic-Barksdale Blvd, Pelican State Inspection, Pattie Gilbert/ Wynde-Morgan, Atisan Lawn & Garden LLC, Beau Flavin, State Farm Insurance, Carter Federal Credit Union, Cosse & Silmon Orthodontics, Cotton Candy Quilts, Durr’s Pyromania Fireworks, Fresh Nails & Cocktails, Homewise Improvement LLC, Jones Environmental, Long Run Plumbing, Matt Hollis, DDS, MyIntyre & Associates, RMW Financial, Urgent Care, Walk-On’s Bistreauz & Bar, WyndeWood Acres, Green Homes, LLC, Creative Staffing, Waffle House, ACADIANA Mortgage, Rebecca Jackson/ Payton, Hannah and William, Silverstar Barbecue Restaurant, Kyle Robinson and Craig Williams attorneys at law, Toni Little State Farm Insurance, Urban Viking, Tiger Town, Russell Wayt, Anti-Pest, Computer Problems, Action Insurance, Smart Phone Specialist, Neighbors Exxon Haughton, Progressive National Bank, Professional Sitter Service.

Date & Starting Time: Saturday, February 13, 2016 . 1 Mile Fun Run at 8:00 a.m., 5k at 8:15 a.m.

Location: Kings Highway Christian Church, 806 Kings Hwy, Shreveport

Registration:  Early Registration is $20 through Friday, January 1st, 2016. $25.00 January 2nd – February, 12. Race day Registration is $35. Bring an UNWRAP TOY on RACE DAY ONLY and receive $5.00 off your entry fee.  You may pay with a Credit Card ONLINE ONLY at or pay with cash, check, or credit card at Sportspectrum, 6970 Fern Avenue, 71105.

Kids 1 mile Fun Run-Free for Kids 12  & Under**  No Shirt for Free Entry. You must sign up for the 5k to receive a shirt.

Phantom Runner: If you cannot be there but still want to show your support, sign up as a Phantom Runner. Registration fee for “Phantom Runner” is $20. Phantom runners do not  receive a shirt.

REGISTER EARLY! No shirts guaranteed to late registrants.

T-shirts & Race Packet Pick-Up:  Every pre-registered participant will receive an original “Roy’s Kids 5k” t-shirt. Packet pick up will be held at Sportspectrum, Thursday, February 11th from 12 pm- 6:30 pm and Friday, February 12th from 10 am-5:30 pm. You may also pick up your packet on Race Day at the Race Site at 7:00am.

Awards:  Great Prizes for Overall Male & Female finishers.  Additionally, 1st & 2nd Place in each of the age groups will receive an award.

Age Groups: 11-under, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Post Party: After the races head over to Rotolo’s Pizza for a great post race get together.

Special Note: Strollers, wagons, baby joggers, and any hand pushed or pulled vehicle will be allowed on the course, but at a walk pace capacity only. Absolutely NO in-line skates, roller skates or runners with baby strollers will be allowed on run course. This rule is an RRCA regulation!

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