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Day 222: Y Run For Kids

Get ready for the 26th Annual Y Run for Kids this Saturday, April 14th (Registration begins at 7:00 am).

100% of the proceeds go to the YMCA’s Teen Late Nite Program and Scholarship Fund. Late Nite provides free, safe and positive recreational and educational activities for all area youth every Friday and Saturday night.

The Details:

Date
Saturday April 14, 2012

Location
Downtown Tacoma, 15th Street and Pacific Avenue

Race Divisions
5K run/walk, 1K kids race, Diaper Dash

Schedule

  • 7am – 8:15am Day of Race Registration
  • 8am Diaper Dash
  • 8:15am 1K Kids Race
  • 8:30am 5K run/walk
  • 10am Awards
  • 10:15am 79th Annual Daffodil Parade

Registration Fees

  • $25 Before February 29, 2012 (Fees change at 10pm)
  • $30 March 1 through April 13, 2012 (Online closes at 12pm)
  • $35 Day of Race
  • Kids 1K and Diaper Dash are free.

In Person on the day of race: $35 cash, check, or credit card. Day of race registration closes at 8:15am. Please allow ample time to park and walk to the Pacific Ave.

REGISTER ONLINE NOW
Download Paper Registration Form

The Course
The USATF certified 5k Course ID#WA07008MW begins and ends at Tollefson Plaza in Downtown Tacoma, 1500 block Pacific Ave. The course is a straight out and back with a gradual uphill at the start. You’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the Puget Sound between Mile one and Mile two.

Results
Unofficial results will be posted near the finish line as soon as they are available. A complete listing of official results will be posted here on Monday following the race.

Awards
Awards will be presented to the following:

  • Top overall male and female for the 5k race
  • Top 3 finishers for both men and women in the following age groups: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80+.

T-shirts
All 5K registrants will receive a technical running shirt included. Additional shirts can be purchased separately at the following prices:
Tech shirt: $25 (adult sizes only)

T-shirt and Packet Pick-Up
Registrants can pick up their t-shirt and packet on Friday, April 13 from 4-8pm at the Tacoma Center YMCA, 1144 Market Street, Tacoma, WA.

The Cause
100% of the proceeds go to the YMCA’s Teen Late Nite Program and Scholarship Fund. Late Nite provides free, safe and positive recreational and educational activities for all area youth every Friday and Saturday night.

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