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KwanzaaFest Beat Obesity 5K Walk/Run General Information
Sponsored by Methodist Health Systems

5K Walk/Run Results

Event Information

Event Day Schedule and Route
Saturday, December 14, 2019

Packet Pick-Up Only: Automobile Building – Fair Park
Friday, December 13, 2019
Saturday, December 14, 2019

 

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30am – 7:45 am

(No team registration will be permitted after Tuesday, December 10, 2019)

Aerobic warm-up and stretching exercises with fitness experts6:45 am
Pre-event Ceremonies7:50 am
5K Walk and Run8:00 am
Post Race Party8:30 am
Distribution of Individual & Team Prizes9:00 am
HealthFest10:00 am

Arrive EARLY. Parking areas will be congested. (NOTE: Parking will be $8.00 – $10.00)

  • Walk and run will begin in front of the Automobile Building – Fair Park
  • Line up at start according to speed: fastest runners up front, slowest to rear.
  • Walkers should start at the back of the crowd
  • Food and water will be available at the finish line
  • Medical tent, medical personnel will be available at finish line
  • 1st place Prizes for the fastest finishers in the 5K Walk/Run event (for defined age categories)
  • Last but not least, the beginning of healthier lifestyles habits!
Awards/Prizes

Individual awards to top overall male & female participants, and to the first male & female participants in each of these age groups for the 5K Walk/Run.

  • 9 & Under
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70 and Above
Bib Chip Timing

Bib chip timing will be used for the 5K Walk/Run event. You must wear your race number on the front of your shirt of jacket visibly to be timed and eligible for awards. Age group awards will be determined by bib/chip time.

The three teams with the largest number of team members on event day will receive individual prizes for all team members. Prizes will be distributed after the 5K Walk/Run event.

For additional information about this event, please send an e-mail to kwanzaafest-5kwalk@sbcglobal.net

NOTE: KwanzaaFest volunteers are unable to supervise children while parents/guardians participate in the run/walk the 5K event. Please make plans to secure supervision for your child(ren) during the walk/run events.

KwanzaaFest Information
  1. NO BACKPACKS
  2. NO FLYING COLORS ON HEAD OR NECK.
  3. NO CONCEALED WEAPONS ALLOWED. ALL WEAPONS WILL BE CONFISCATED AND NOT RETURNED.
  4. OPEN CARRY OF HANDGUNS IS PROHIBITED.
  5. MEDICAL ALERT - Please advise BEFORE metal detector scanning, if you have any type of internal metal health device.
  6. NO SOLICITING WITHIN 200 FT.
  7. NO SOLICITING INSIDE BUILDING UNLESS YOU'RE A VENDOR. VENDORS, STAY WITHIN YOUR BOOTH AREA.
  8. CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.
  9. Sponsors, Vendors, Committee Members, Volunteers, Contractors, Entertainers must have credentials/badge to enter.
  10. NO SMOKING
  11. KWANZAAFEST IS NOT LIABLE FOR LOST ITEMS
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