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Freedom Run 5K & 1 Mile Walk

DATE: June 16, 2019

Location: Temple Emanu-EL, 393 Atlantic Avenue, Marblehead MA

Start Time: 9AM

Description: Join us for the 4th annual 5K Freedom Run & 1 mile Walk to raise money for Stepping Stones for Stella. 100% of the event proceeds are allocated to the production and shipment of Buggies to families across the country.

Packet Pickup/Race Day Reg: Packet pickup will be on Saturday 6/15 at the Greater Boston Running Company from 9AM-Noon. Race day registration/packet pickup will open at 7:30AM.

Fees:
$25 through 3/17
$30 through 6/15
$40 on race day
Youth Under 15- $20 (no price increase)
Team Stella: $50
Kids Fun Run: $10 (8 & under)

Course: This 5K flat/fast course will start and finish at the Temple Emanu-EL in Marblehead.

Team Category: Own a business? Part of a running club? This is an easy and fun way to recruit your friends. Teams must consist of at least 4+ people. Prizes will be awarded for the largest and fastest team.

Registration Categories

Kids Fun Run: This 1/4 mile Kids Fun Run is targeted for those 8 and under starting at 8:45am. Kids will receive a t-shirt. This quarter mile run will take place all within the Temple-EL Manuel parking lot. Parents are welcome to run alongside their child if they wish to do so.

Team Stella: This registration category is aimed for those who are family, close friends or for anyone who would like to make an additional donation in addition to his/her registration entry. Those participating on Team Stella, must be pre-registered by 6/1 to be recognized as part of Stella’s team.

Team HOYT: Consider joining the THNE category. If you have a child or you know a child that would be interested in participating, please consider joining THNE. Team HOYT will have several chairs available, but pre-registration is required. There will be awards given to the top 3 THNE finishers.

Adaptive Sports Category: This category is for a Team ADAPTIVE SPORTS NEW ENGLAND. A Massachusetts non-profit organization dedicated to increasing participation in sports and physical activity among New England youth and young adults who have visual or mobility disabilities.

Swag: All pre-registered participants by 6/1 will receive a custom event shirt.

Awards:
Top 3 M/F finishers.
1st M/F in each of the following age groups: 12-Under, 13-16, 17-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
Top M/F on Stella’s Team
Top 3 THNE
Top 3 Adaptive Sports
Largest Team
Fastest Team
(No double dipping)

Post Race Festivities:  Post race refreshments will be sponsored by Whole Foods, Dunkin Donuts and Panera Bread. There will be music, a variety of kid’s games/entertainment and a slew of local and corporate vendors supporting the event.

More about Stepping Stones for Stella: Since 2013, more than $130K has been raised through a variety of fundraising events, corporate donors and small donations. In over the past 5 years, more than 250 buggies have been produced & shipped to families all over the country. As of now, our patented buggies are only eligible for children who have independent, unsupported trunk and head control. Our organization does require, an application process for families seeking a buggy due to our resources and the nature of the supply and demand of our buggies. To learn more about Stepping Stones for Stella please visit: http://www.steppingstonesforstella.org/

More about the Buggies: These sturdy, light-weight, all-terrain Buggies allow easy access to all types of outdoor environments that may require moving across sand, gravel, dirt, grass and even snow. On average, the cost of a fully adapted Buggy is nearly $550 depending on its size, add-on components and shipping requirements.

Can’t make the event? But would like to make a contribution? Checks can be made payable directly to: Stepping Stones for Stella and mailed to: High5EM, co: Ashley Steeves, 147 Sylvan St. #10A, Danvers MA 01923. In the check memo, please write: Donation to Stepping Stones for Stella.

Weather
: This event will take place rain/shine.  There will be no refunds.

Event ContactHigh5EM | 978-594-7050 | info@high5em.com

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