Run The Bases 5K/10K

5K, 1 Mile, 10K

Event Date

Sat, Aug 16, 2014

Address

Waterloo, IA

About This Activity

Join us Saturday, August 16, for the inaugural Run the Bases 5k/10k! 

All proceeds benefit Build Our Ballpark, a local nonprofit committed to providing the assistance and rallying the support needed to build new ballparks and/or improve existing ballparks to ensure kids have a quality place to play.

This one-of-a-kind event, hosted by the Cedar Valley SportsPlex, will include Race Day activities for athletes of all ages and abilities.

Prizes are as follows:

• 1st place overall male and female for the 5K and 10K will receive a trophy and $300 in cash and prizes.

• 2nd place overall male and female for the 5K and 10K will receive $150 in cash and prizes.

• 3rd place overall male and female for the 5K and 10K will receive $50 in cash and prizes.

• The top three males and females in the age groups below for the 5K and 10K will receive medals.

15 & under   16-19   20-24   25-29   30-34   35-39   40-49   50-59   60-69   70+

Those who register by July 31 are guaranteed a Run the Bases 5K/10K T-shirt!

In addition to the races, there will be vendors on-site with food, drinks, giveaways, raffles and more! Plus, kids can play on the indoor turf and playground!

The bases are loaded … now let’s hit a grand slam!

Event schedule and times

Registration materials should be picked up at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. on August 15, or from 6:30 to 8:00 a.m. on August 16.

All races will start near Young Arena and end at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex.

The Kids Fun Run will be about 1 mile long – and families can join, too! The race will begin at 8:00 a.m., and all participants will receive a certificate of completion.

The 5K and 10K races will take off together at 8:30 a.m. Runners will round first, second and third bases along the way, and touch home plate at the finish line!

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