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Park to Park Half Marathon & One Miler
Sat, Feb 15, 2014
About This Activity
RUN FOR A CAUSE The Park to Park Half Marathon and One Miler is a USA Track and Field sactioned event. The flat 13.1 mile run route takes runners through the parks and streets of Sulphur, Louisiana.
It all started running for Jimbo. A group of woman runners calling themselves the SPAR Stars were training for half marathon when one of their husbands was diagnosed with cancer. Rather thatn travelling to un out of town, the SPAR Stars decided to "Run for Jimbo" and raise money for his family. The event was supported within the community and is now a fundraiser for other organizations and families.
This year's beneficiary is Deb Boyles, whom is fighting breast cancer, and Sulphur High School Cross Country Team. All proceeds from the one miler will benefit Deb Boyles' Kick the Cancer fund. SHS Cross Country Team has been volunteering along the route since 2010.
Several distances are offered to accommodate youth through adult, and beginner fitness through elite runners.
Half Marathon: Individual distance 13.1 miles
Half Marathon: 2 person relay 1st runner=6miles; 2nd runner=6.1miles
One Miler: Individual distance 1 mile (Registration for this event is free for ages 5 years and younger. All participants must have completed registration form and liability waiver on file.)
Quality Inn & Suites, 320 Cities Service Hwy, Sulphur, LA 70663 is official hotel of Park to Park Half Marathon & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Please call (337)626-7000 and mention Park to Park Half Marathon to receive the race rate of $85 plus tax per night.
All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable by year. If you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your number to anyone else and entry fees will not be transferred from year to year.
Event schedule and times
Friday, February 14th
Quality Inn & Suites, 320 Cities Service Hwy, Sulphur, LA 70663 (Exit 23. Next to Wendy’s)
Saturday, February 15th
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 301 Center Circle Ave, Sulphur, LA 70663 (Exit 23. turn right onto Maplewood Drive)
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Half Marathon Packet Pickup 6:00-7:00 AM Race Begins 7:30 AM Awards 10:00 AM
One Miler: Kick Cancer for Deb Packet Pickup 6:45-7:30 AM Race Begins 8:00 AM
AGE GROUP CATEGORIES & AWARDS
Half Marathon Overall Male & Female; Overall Grand Masters Male & Female; Top Male & Female in each age group categories of 19 years and younger, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and older. Registered participants completing course within the 3.5 hour time limit will receive commemorative medals.
One Miler: Kick Cancer for Deb Overall male and female. Registered participants completing course will receive commemorative medals.