5k/1 Mile Walk is Saturday! Will you be there? Here’s the Game Plan…

5k/ 1 Mile Walk Benefiting Team Gleason
5k/ 1 Mile Walk Benefiting Team Gleason

 

To all that have pre-registered, you should have received this in an email, but here it is again! For all that have yet to register, we hope to see you Saturday.

Saturday is the big day, and we just wanted to quickly Thank everyone and give a quick rundown of the day so we are all on the same page!

 *Address of event: 2900 Hwy 51, Laplace, La 70068

 *Event Entrance will be as follows:

If you are coming from the interstate, you will PASS UP the main entrance to the park/library and enter on the right onto a gravel road shortly past the main entrance. There will be a sign labeled “5K Enter” along with 2 Volunteers where you will enter.

If you are coming from Airline Hwy, you will be entering on the same gravel road, and the entrance will be on your left BEFORE you get to the park/library main entrance. There will also be a sign labeled “5K Enter” with 2 Volunteers where you enter.

 *Upon Arrival and parking, please check in at the registration table.

If you registered online, you will need to sign a waiver form upon checking in.

If you registered by mail, you will simply need to check in, and you will be given your race shirt and Goody Bag.

If you are waiting to register on Saturday, just show up, and we will take care of you!

 *Schedule of Events:

 7:30 a.m. – 7:55     Check-in/Warm-up (Please be sure to stretch!)

 7:55 a.m.     All 1 Mile participants start gathering at the Starting Line.

8:00 a.m.     1 Mile Walk/Run Begins

 8:25 a.m.     All 5K participants start gathering at the Starting Line.

8:30 a.m.     5K Run Begins

 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Post Run Gathering featuring Meal from Fatty’s Main Street Grill,  FREE Beer (for those of age), and Music!

 9:30 a.m.     DOOR PRIZES announced for those who completed the Extra Mile

 *Bathrooms will be available at the park located directly behind the playground area.

 *Course Information: There will be 1 water station at the halfway point of the 5K course. There will also be a water station at the halfway point of the Extra Mile portion of the course.

 *Finish Line for the 5K & 1 Mile Walk/Run will be the same place as the start line. Once you cross the finish line, you will have the option to continue on to the Extra Mile. **Complete the Extra Mile and be entered for a chance to win a Door Prize.**

*The Extra Mile will be held on the track in the park.  Upon crossing the finish line, continue through the grass area to the track and do your best to complete the Extra Mile!

 *Once you finish the Extra Mile there is a tab with your bib number on your race bib. Remove this tab and place it in the jar available at the finish line to enter to for a chance to win the Door Prizes.

 *Be proud of yourself because you gave your best and helped support Team Gleason and those battling ALS.*

 For those enjoying a Post-Race Beer, please pour your beer in a plastic cup that will be provided at the table and dispense of your trash in a garbage can in the area.

If you have yet to register, online registration is open until Friday at 4 p.m. So come on. Join us. You are doing it for a good cause and to show support. It’s an easy decision. Click here to register.

We’ve got prizes, we’ve got food, we’ve got drinks, we’ve got music, and we even have massages! We’ve got all this for you to come out and have a great start to your Saturday. Come on out and enjoy yourself!

 Thank you for your participation, and we look forward to seeing you on Saturday!

 If you have any further questions, please direct them to Kyle Olasin at kmolasin@gmail.com or by phone at (504)-390-0014.

Think Positive. Go the Extra Mile.
Think Positive. Live Positive.

 We all face adversity and tragedy and need inspiration and motivation to Keep Rolling.  -Steve Gleason

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5k/1 Mile Walk is Saturday! Will you be there? Here’s the Game Plan…

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