3rd Annual Run With a Purpose: 5k Run/Walk and Summer Fitness Classic Sponsored By CrossFit MetroEast

Event Date

Sat, Jul 18, 2015


Smithton, IL

About This Activity

The 5k is a  flat, fast course which starts and ends in Smithton City Park.

50 percent of proceeds go to charity and 50 percent of proceeds will go to the FCHS Cross Country Team.

The charities that will be supported include Special Olympics.

5K Awards: Trophies to Top Overall Male & Female;

Medals to Top 3 Male and Female in the Following Age Groups:

12 & Under; 13-15; 16-19; 20-29; 30–39; 40–49; 50-59; 60-69, 70+ 

Shirts: Event T-shirts provided for pre-registered 5K entrants, race day and late registrants are not guaranteed a shirt

There will be a 1/2 mile kids fun at appx 9:00am, or immediately after the 5k run is over.  Each kid will receive a medal.

There will also be a CrossFit challenge starting at appx 10am.

Additional Info: If you have questions about the 5k race or kids fun run, contact Carl Florczyk (FCHS Cross Country Head Coach at 618-444-7256 or florczcd@fchs77.org).  If you have questions about the CrossFit Challenge, contact Josh Nimmo (josh@crossfit-metroeast.com, 309-253-5224).


Event details and schedule

Packet Pick-up: Friday, July 18th from 4-6pm at CrossFit MetroEast (1925 South Illinois St., Belleville, IL) and from 6:30-7:30am at Smithton City Park (race site).

5k starts at 8am.  Kids fun run will start immediately after the 5k.  CrossFit Challenge will start at appx 10am.

Awards and attendance prizes will follow the kids fun run.

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