MarcUS for Change 5K

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  • 09.20.2015 @ 08:00 AM
  • Stamford, Connecticut
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Online registration is closed. In person registration will still be available at packet pickup from 12 to 5 on Saturday, and on race day morning.
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About This Event
Please join us on Sunday, September 20th, rain or shine, for our third annual MarcUS for Change 5K Walk & Run in Stamford's new and improved Mill River Park while we celebrate the life of Marcus Dixon McInerney and support Stamford's youth. The 5K will be just one event under the umbrella of US Day which will include entertainment, food, and fun activities that promote the health and empowerment of our community's youth. All participants will receive a free t-shirt. All proceeds will support SPEF and the expansion of its nationally recognized mentoring initiatives in the Stamford Public Schools. The school with the largest number of participants will receive the MarcUS for Change Spirit Award as well as $1,000 towards their school's PTO.

PACKET PICK-UP FOR PEOPLE WHO PRE-REGISTERED WILL BE TAKING PLACE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, FROM 12:00-5:00PM AT FLEET FEET SPORTS (168 BEDFORD ST., STAMFORD, CT).



About MarcUS for Change
The work of MarcUS for Change is inspired by the life and memory of Marcus Dixon McInerney. While Marcus’ life ended tragically and far too soon, his ability to turn his life around and to harness the support of so many is an example of the power and possibility for change. MarcUS for Change’s mission is to raise awareness and financial support for mentoring programs in Stamford that provide our youth with the resources needed to reach for success and build happy, full lives.
About the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF)
The Stamford Public Education Foundation's mission is to support the students and teachers in Stamford's Public Schools through community collaboration and philanthropy. SPEF’s mentoring initiatives aim to provide students who are in need of additional academic and/or social support with the resources and guidance necessary to be successful during middle school, high school, and in all college and career endeavors.
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8:00-8:45 am
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9:00 am
Celebration Begins!
10:30 am
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I know that running, walking and/or biking a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. A participant should not enter unless they are medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of an event official relative to the participant’s ability to safely complete the course. I assume all risks associated with running, walking, and biking in the event, including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including low temperatures and/or wind chill, traffic and conditions of the road. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, I hereby waive any claims I may have for damages. I also hereby grant permission to the Stamford Public Education Foundation and MarcUS for Change to use my name, photographs, and video tape, as part of my participation in the race.