Eleventh Annual Miles for SMILES 5K Road Race & Walk

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  • 05.05.2019 @ 09:30 AM
  • Fall River, Massachusetts
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About Miles for SMILES
Join us Sunday, May 5, 2019, for the Eleventh Annual Miles for SMILES!

By running, walking or donating to Miles for SMILES you will help create, support, and sustain critical mentoring relationships for students throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. The SMILES Mentoring Program helps build future leaders, but our greatest challenge is sustainable funding streams that are necessary to continue quality programming and ensure that EVERY child that needs a mentor has that caring relationship and support in their life.

Racers are also encouraged to create fundraising pages by logging onto www.firstgiving.com/SMILES/MFS2019

By helping fundraise for Miles for SMILES, you will help fulfill the mission of SMILES mentors to educate, inspire and engage leaders of the future.
Course
The Miles for SMILES race is a closed course race that will take place in the Fall River Industrial Park, just outside of 900 Riggenbach Road. Runners and walkers will experience the scenic views of the industrial park while completing this semi-challenging course.

The course route:
Please visit http://peopleinc-fr.org/miles-for-smiles/ for a detailed map.
5K Awards
Top three male and top three female finishers will receive awards.
Kids' Fun Run
Kids ages 12 and under are invited to run a fun run course. Registration for the fun run is only available the day of the race with a parent/guardian present.
Top finishers in the following age categories will be awarded:
- Top finisher in 5 years and under category
- Top finisher in 6-9 years old category
- Top finisher in 10-12 years old category
Bib Pickup
On Friday, May 3 from 1 pm to 4 pm bib and t-shirt pickup will be available at People Incorporated, 4 South Main Street Fall River, MA 02721. Participants are allowed to pick up other participants bibs but may not register another participant for the race.
Sunday, May 5 bib and t-shirt pickup will be at 900 Riggenbach Road from 8:00 am- 9:00 am. Same day registration will be available. However, it is strongly suggested that runners pre-register.
Parking
Parking on Current Road and Airport Road is suggested. Riggenbach Road will be closed to accommodate the race route. Please visit http://peopleinc-fr.org/miles-for-smiles/ for a detailed map.
Race Festivities
This family-friendly event will be celebrating the accomplishments of participants with an awards ceremony, food, petting zoo, face painting, and a photo booth.

FREE petting zoo from 8 am to 9 am!
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Sub Event Cost Distance
$20.00 5km
I understand that my participation in Miles for SMILES is voluntary and at my own risk. Under no circumstances will SMILES, People Incorporated, its staff, Board of Directors, volunteers, or institutions associated with this event be responsible for any injury or damages incurred by me or my property. I agree to permit the free use of my name and picture in any broadcast, telecast, or other account of this event. Enter waiver text here.