|Legacy Run Fun|
This past Wednesday they talked about 5k prep and showed the girls the video about IOH and why we run it. It both breaks my heart and causes me to smile at the same time. Because during a sad time in some families lives, through the money raised with these runs these families are given the chance to create lasting positive memories.
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As far as race specifics:
Here's a brief summary. This was one of the best organized and fun events I've participated in.
Distance: The race hosted a 5k, 15k and a kid's fun run. A distance for everyone.
Course: I can only testify for the 5k because I didn't run the 15k. Maybe next year? Ran out from the college, up jailhouse hill (mean, huh?), through down town Brevard, through a neighborhood, past the Farmer's Market and back to the college. Really a nice course, even with jailhouse hill. The course took you down hill several times too so it made for a fun roller coaster ride.
Consumables: Plenty of food, snacks, and water pre and post race. Bananas, KIND bars, and brown bag lunches with chicken salad (I think? I didn't grab the bag but I believe that's what was in it.) and baby carrots. I was stoked to see KIND Bars there. My favorite on-the-go snack. All natural ingredients you can pronounce and recognize. Be sure to check them out.
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Potty: I didn't count but I want to say there was around 6 porter potties on site. Not a bad line. AND they had portable sinks to wash your hands in outside. Fancy, eh?
Music: Plenty of energy with the dj, music, and speaker. After our race some of the SMART girls, coaches, and others learned a few new dance moves. Thanks to DJ Dogg at Class and Sound Extreme! SMART Girls run and dance. Woot!
Extras: The kid's had fun with the bouncy houses, face-painting, and balloons. I loved how family friendly this event was. Never a dull moment. Truly something for everyone.
Swag: A super cool swag bag for both the kids and adults. For the kids who participated in the fun run, they received a goody bag from our local toy store O.P. Taylor's with a $5 gift certificate, coloring book, crayons and a dentist was generous with a toothbrush, floss, and other goodies. I was a bit envious of his bag!
In the other race bag we got a sticker, magnet, pencil, keychain and various handouts and of course the tee. One of the better swag bags I'd say.
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