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3rd Annual Charity Spring Sprint 5K Run/Walk Kids Obstacle Course

Mar 9, 2013 8:00am - 3:00pm

 

3rd Annual Charity Spring Sprint 5K Run/Walk Kids Obstacle Course

TEQUESTA, FL - Good Shepherd Episcopal School is hosting its third annual Spring Sprint 5K Run/Walk (http://www.springsprint5k.org) on Saturday, March 9 at Constitution Park,

399 Seabrook Road in Tequesta, Florida. The event will include prizes, entertainment, and more to raise funds to support the efforts of the school and its involvement with the Tequesta community. To register, visit http://www.springsprint5k.org.

The race will begin at Constitution Park and will continue throughout the beautiful neighborhoods of Tequesta. Start time is 7:30 a.m. and will be followed by a kid’s obstacle course around 8:15 a.m. Tropical Smoothie Cafe will be present, providing smoothies and fruit to participants.

Additionally, there will be activities, a DJ, live music, and more. The event directors are working on bringing in local live entertainment.

“This has been a great family event in the past. Last year, we had well over 300 participants and more than 400 people in attendance at Constitution Park. We have gained exceptional support over the years and are very excited for this upcoming race,” says Jodi Gaines Pereira, Co-Director.

This year, Tri Running Sports and Inside Out Studios have graciously donated gift cards that will be awarded to top male and female athletes along with other prizes, including our popular Race Winner water bottles.

Medals will be awarded to children 12 and under and ribbons will be handed out to all children who participate in the obstacle course.

Race tech shirts are guaranteed to runners registered by February 27, 2013 and children’s t-shirts are available to all obstacle course participants. Package pick-up will be on March 8th from 4:00 p.m. until

6:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Episcopal School, 402 Seabrook Road, and on race day at 6:30 a.m.

Discounted registration prices are offered to Students, Seniors and Tequesta residents. Registration prices are as follows: Seniors (65 &

older) and Tequesta residents $20.00; Students (Under 18) $20.00; Adults $25.00; Kids Obstacle Course (8 & under) $10.00. NOTE: Registration fees on the day of the race increase to $35.00.

To register for the race, visit http://springsprint5k.org.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Sponsorships include tax-deductible cash donations or the equivalent in merchandise or food to benefit the event and it’s participants. Visit http://www.springsprint5k.org to download the sponsor package. For more information, contact Cyndi McDonald at cyndi@springsprint5k.org or call

(561) 371-2819.

About Good Shepherd Episcopal School

Good Shepherd Episcopal School was founded in 1993 as an outreach of the Church of the Good Shepherd. It is located in the heart of Tequesta, tucked behind the church on Seabrook Road behind the Gallery Square and the Fire Department. Since its founding, the school has grown to include grades from early learning to 6th grade. The curriculum includes specialized instruction in Spanish, French, Technology, Physical Education, Library, and Art. On-site extracurricular activities range from Robotics, Science Club, Ballet, Tai Kwon Do and more. The Spring Sprint is one of many events the school plans. For further information on Good Shepherd, visit http://www.goodshepschool.com or contact Heather Vaughn at (561) 746-5507.


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