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Second Annual Thirsty People: Quench Their Thirst 5K Run/Walk
Sat, Sep 26, 2015
Running/Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
Did you know that the average distance that people in the third world walk for water every day is 3 miles? Come run or walk 3.1 miles at Pepper Creek Trail so that they don't have to, providing the physical, economical and educational benefits that clean water can provide!
The 2nd Annual Thirsty People: Quench Their Thirst 5K Run/Walk takes place on the beautiful Pepper Creek Trail in Temple on September 26, 2015.
Feel good about supporting a great cause by participating in this race! Thirsty People, a local non-profit organization, is committed to supplying potable, bucket filtration water filters (Sawyer.com) to short term Christian mission teams travelling to third world countries where access to clean water is difficult or non-existent. One filter can filter water from any source to 99.99% bacteria free purity, and can supply clean water for up to 50 people for 40+ years if cleaned regularly. All proceeds from this race will go to Thirsty People and supply water filters this year to Haiti, Ecuador, Mexico, Rwanda and Cambodia!
Event details and schedule
Packet Pick-Up and Race Day registration 7:00-8:00 am
Race begins promptly at 8:00 am
The race starts and ends on the Pepper Creek Trail, close to the parking lot of the Scott and White Continuing Care Hospital on Kegley Road in Temple. Parking and registration tables will be located at the hospital parking lot.
This event will be chip timed by Pro-Fit Event Services. Awards will be given to the overall male and female finishers as well as the top 3 finishers per age group.
T-shirts are guaranteed if registered by September 22. Pre-registration, at $30, closes September 22. No refunds. Same day registration is available for $40.
Bring ID to the race to confirm pre-registration. Waivers must be signed on this website or at the race to participate. Come ready to run! Bib and chip will be provided at registration.