Heartland Kids Run deadline approaching

Early Registration for the Heartland Kids Fun Run & Festival is open thru Sunday, August 13th.  Be sure to register today!

The Heartland Kids Fun Run & Festival will be held from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 1 at the Dave Buehler Plaza and Jasper Riverwalk, with the Fun Run beginning at 6 p.m. The Festival is free and open to the public. Registration will continue for the Fun Run through race day.

We encourage participants to complete the Youth Challenge where kids run and log a total of 12 miles on the Race Log. Turn in the Race Log at registration and then run the 1.1 Kids Run on September 1st to complete a kid’s marathon in total miles run.

Youth Challenge participants who submit their completed Race Log at Registration will be entered to win a Hoverboard.

The body, mind and spirit focused festival features many booths, games and music. Beginning at 5 p.m., the community can participate in activities such as a Kids Rip session, face painting, wacky hair station, photo booth, wellness booths, music, and fun games.

Children age 4 through 8th grade can register for the 1.1-mile Kids Fun Run by submitting a registration flyer or by visiting www.heartlandhalfmarathon.com. Be sure to register by August 13 for a guaranteed race t-shirt, medal and goodie bag. After August 13th there will be no guarantee of race garb. The Race Log can be found online at www.heartlandhalfmarathon.com.

Proceeds benefit Girls on the Run serving Dubois County.  Girls on the Run, an international non-profit, is a positive youth development program designed for girls in 3rd-5th grade.  For more information about Girls on the Run or to register to volunteer for the Heartland Kids Fun Run, visit www.gotrswin.org.

 

Volunteer link:  https://www.raceplanner.com/register/index/kidsrunvolunteer2017

Kids Run Registration: https://raceroster.com/events/2017/12595/heartland-half-marathon-5k-team-challenge-kids-fun-run or www.heartlandhalfmarathon.com

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