Poetry 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Sep 26, 2015

Address

Terrell, TX

Pricing

Activity Today Later

Run/Walk-5K - Individual Age group/open

$30 $35 Closed

Family Fun Run/Walk-1 Mile: Primary Family Participant - Individual Age grp/open: Primary Family Participant

$30 $30 Closed

Family Fun Run/Walk-1 Mile: Addtl Family Participant - Individual Age grp/open: Addtl Family Participant

$5 $5 Closed

About This Activity

RACE DESCRIPTION: Come run the country roads of rural Poetry, Texas on Saturday, September 26! Poetry is about 45 minutes due east of Dallas (Highway 80 through Terrell or Interstate 30 through Rockwall). This race is a run / walk, so come on our whether it's your 1st 5K or you're trying to set a new PR! The Family Fun Run/Walk is 1 mile for family groups who wish to enjoy the September weather in Poetry...primary runner $30 (additional runners in the group on $5). Proceeds from this event will benefit students at Poetry Community Christian School through the purchase of new computer systems in the school's student computer labs. Water Stations will be located along the course, along with a campus 1st Aid Station and free Massage Station on campus (massages available pre-race and post-race). Post-Race treats will be available including fruit, drinks, and snacks.

COURSE: The race will begin at Poetry Community Christian School and proceed toward Campground Cemetery with a turnaround back to the school. https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Poetry+Community+Christian+School,+18688+Farm+to+Market+Road+986,+Terrell,+TX+75160/ Campground+Cemetery,+Terrell,+TX+75160/@32.8315767,-96.2453846,15z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x864950afc2164a39:0xb18d1a53ac8559cc!2m2!1d-96.246697!2d32.823401!1m5!1m1!1s0x864959f74c1566b9:0x852918cd047d73d!2m2!1d-96.225981!2d32.839495!3e0

Event details and schedule

SCHEDULE:

6:30 a.m. - Race day registration open; packet pickup; 7:30 a.m. - Race day registration closes

8 a.m. - Races start; 9 a.m. - Awards

AWARDS & PRIZES:

Men's division (all age males):

1st Place: $50 Gift Card Dick's Sporting Goods + 1st Place Medal

2nd Place: $30 Gift Card Dick's Sporting Goods + 2nd Place Medal

3rd Place: $20 Gift Card Dick's Sporting Goods + 3rd Place Medal

4th Place: 4th Place Medal; 5th Place: 5th Place Medal; 6th Place: 6th Place Medal

Women's division (all age females):

1st Place: $50 Gift Card Dick's Sporting Goods + 1st Place Medal

2nd Place: $30 Gift Card Dick's Sporting Goods + 2nd Place Medal

3rd Place: $20 Gift Card Dick's Sporting Goods + 3rd Place Medal

4th Place: 4th Place Medal; 5th Place: 5th Place Medal; 6th Place: 6th Place Medal

Family Fun Run/Walk:

Adults: 1st Place through 6th Place Ribbons

Kids (ages 10 and under): 1st Place through 6th Place Ribbons

TIMING: This event will be timed using a bibtag timing chips. The timing chip will be on the back of the run number. Please make sure your number is clearly visible on the front of your body. This will not need to be turned back in after the race it is disposable. It will be a chip time start. That means your time will not start until you reach the start timing mat. Make sure your number is clearly visible on the front of your body. Poetry 5K will use a genuine SHOTGUN START, and this is the official start of the event. Chip Time is the time your chip crossed the start timing mat. The awards for this event are based on Chip Time.

PARKING: Convenient parking will be available on the Poetry Community Christian School campus and within easy walking distance immediately east of the campus (Poetry Methodist parking lot and Poetry Store parking lot).

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