Aug 16, 2012
Submitted by Billie Owens on August 16, 2012 - 3:30pm
Ready, set, go! Join the 5K Run/Fun Walk starting at 6:15 Saturday afternoon to benefit Donald R. Carroll's Toys for Kids program. The 5K is in conjunction with historic Downtown's Summer in the City.
All proceeds help make Christmas wishes come true for disadvantaged children in our community.
Check out the Web site at DonCarrollrace.com to register online. The first 75 entries get a T-shirt.
Preregistration is $20. High school students pay $10 (no shirt giveaway). On race day, registration is $25 and you can register from 3 to 6 p.m. at Bank and Main streets near the Senior Center.
The course is certified to be accurate by USA Track & Field ( #NY06914KL). The Start Line (6:15 p.m. SHARP) is Main and Bank by the Senior Center. The Finish Line is there also.
Trophies will be awarded to the best overall male and female; and first-, second- and third-place trophies by age category. There will be no duplicate winners.
Afterward, there will be a 31st Anniversary Party Extravaganza, free for all participants with race numbers, and guests are welcome for a $5 donation. The party will feature music and dancing, chicken BBQ, turkey dogs, yogurt, freshly sliced fruit, ice cold water, and a beer coupon.
Sponsors of the event are:
That Taco Place
Jerry Arena's Pizzeria
Center Street Smoke House
Clor's Meat Market
Amputee Treatment Center
Max Pies Furniture
Grace Baptist Church
The Insurance Center
The Enchanted Florist
Downtown Batavia Business District
Lays Potato Chips