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Great Steps4NF 2015
10K, 5K, 1 Mile
Sat, May 16, 2015
Running-10K - 10k
5k run / walk - 5k run / walk
Kids 1 mile run / walk - Kids 1 mile run / walk
Kids 100 yard run / walk - Kids 100 yard run / walk
Under 3 (does not include event shirt) - Under 3 (does not include event shirt)
About This Activity
While you may not have heard of Neurofibromatosis (NF), it is estimated to occur 1 in 3,000 births. NF can cause tumors to grow on the nerves anywhere at any time. It also commonly causes learning disabilities and can cause seizures, cancer, bone deformities, hearing loss, blindness, ADD, high blood pressure and much more. Another benefit to helping with NF research is also helping our soldier. Why? Pain management, wound healing, inflammation and blood vessel growth, orthopedic abnormalities and amputation, and it’s also said that the MRI volumetric imaging could have broad applications in military use. Help us raise much needed funds for NF. For more information about Neurofibromatosis please visit www.NFCalifornia.org or
Event details and schedule
Register before May 1, 2015 to guarantee that you will receive a t-shrit.
Age Divisions: 10k, 5k: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ Kids run: 1 mile (5 yrs to 13yrs) and 100 yards (7yrs & under)
7:30 am Registration Opens
8:00 am Prewalk events and activities begin
8:30 am Run/Walk begins (10k will start first, 5K will follow)
10:00 am Kids events will begin after 10k and 5k are completed
11:00 am Post event activites and awards will begin after the last runner has crossed the finish line.
Packet Pick-up: To make things easier for you the day of the event, come early to turn in your walk donations and pick-up your walk shirts and numbers. Pre-Race day packet pick-up available at Pena Adobe Park (1 Pena Adobe Road, Vacaville Ca) on Friday, May 15 from 3 pm to 7 pm.
Registration: is accepted online, mail and in person.
Mail registration from (along with a check for the registration fee) to: NF California PO Box 1234, Vacaville, CA 95696. All the mailed entries must be received by May 10, 2015.
In Person by May 14 until 5:00 pm: Stems Florist (637 Merchant St. Vacaville)
Activities: Throughout the morning there will be activities for you, your family and friends. Children will enjoy the carnival like atmosphere. The play area is filled with crafts, toys, balls, bubbles, and many other activities. Event activities include: • Live Music / DJ • Award Ceremony • BBQ • Silent Auction • Raffle Prizes • Carnival Games • Arts and Crafts • And more!
Fundraising Goals for 2015 100 Families Participating and raise $30,000.00
Are you ready to be a NFC Champion? We encourage all participants to help raise funds. By doing so, you can help make a difference for so many NF communities – and earn great rewards too! Raise money individually or form a team and pool the funds raised. You can reach out to NFC for donation forms and be sure to build your own online fundraising page. Your fundraising page will make this really easy. Even if you’ve never raised a dime before, you’ll discover you can be an incredible fundraiser. And you’ll be amazed at the generosity of others who support your efforts! As teams are created NFC will reach out to the team captains for additional information. We creat a Hall of fame, flags, live auction for team baskets etc... teams can have one person to lots so don't be shy ... create your team name!