FROSTY FREEZ Family Fun 5K

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  • 03.26.2016 @ 08:15 AM
  • Middletown, Rhode Island
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****RACE DAY REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE, AND STARTS AT 7:15AM ON SATURDAY!! Check or cash only!
The Inaugural FROSTY FREEZ Family Fun 5K and Frosty Freez Kiddie Cone Run will be held this year on Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at Sachuest (2nd) Beach. In 2011, some of my employees asked if we could create a Frosty Freez team for some local 5K's and Sprint Triathlons. We started training, had a lot of fun, and got healthier doing it, too! While training we used to daydream of putting together our own 5K, and giving the money we raise back to the community. This year is Frosty Freez's 60th Anniversary, and what better way to kick off the season! The daydream is now a reality!
The Frosty Freez Kiddie Cone Run is a .5K (1/3 mile) fun run for kids 12 and under. All registered kids will receive a gift certificate for ice cream and a Frosty Freez short sleeved t-shirt. The Kiddie Cone Run will start at 8:15am. The 5K will start at approximately 8:30am, after the completion of the Kiddie Cone Run.
We have picked 2 programs to donate to this year: Middletown High School's Cross Country Team, and the Multiple Myeloma Research Fund (MMRF). Middletown's cross country team was dropped from the high school's sports program due to lack of money. They now have to completely fund themselves in order to continue. We chose this program because we think running is a wonderful exercise that can be both an individual and team sport, and because of its many health benefits, both mental and physical. We would like to see it continue. I chose the MMRF because it is a charity close to my heart. My grandmother and her best friend both had this incurable (for now) bone marrow/blood cancer, and one of my oldest and dearest friends was diagnosed in December of 2013. Her life-saving bone marrow transplant is a direct result of funded research. The MMRF is one of the #1 rated cancer charities for utilizing their money directly to research. We need to see a cure sooner than later, and want to help them reach their goal.
So come join us and help us celebrate the beginning of Frosty Freez's 60th season, and raise funds for two worthy causes! All ages welcome, run or walk, and bring your (leashed) dog friends, too! See you there!
Course
The 5K run/walk will begin in the Sachuest (2nd Beach) parking lot at 8:30am, head east towards Sachuest Point, then turn around and travel north towards 3rd Beach, and circle Gardiner Pond by way of 3rd Beach and Hanging Rock Rd, back to 2nd Beach. Fairly flat course. The Kiddie Cone Run will be inside the parking lot, and is a .5k (1/3 mile) fun run. It will start at 8:15am.
Here is a link to the 5K race map: COURSE MAP




Number Pick-up
Number pick up and day of race Registration will start at 7:15 am. Day of race Registration will be cash or check only.
Parking
Plenty of parking available in the Sachuest Beach Parking Lot.
Directions
https://www.google.com/search?q=directions+to+sachuest+beach+middletown+ri&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
T-shirts
Long sleeved Race T-shirts included in registration for participants registered before March 5th for the 5K. Short sleeved Frosty Freez T-shirts included in registration for the Kiddie Cone Run, if registered before March 5th.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION
Race day registration starts at 7:15am, and is cash or check only. $30 for adults and kids over 13 for the 5k, and $15 for children 12 and under for the Kiddie Cone Run. Children do not have to register for the 5k and can run/walk with parents.
Sub Event Cost Distance
$15.00 0.5km
$30.00 5km
I know that running a race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in the event, including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on my behalf, waive and release any and all sponsors, their representatives and successors, from all claims or liability for death, personal injury, or property damage of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of, or in the course of, my participating in this event whether same be caused by negligence or fault. This release and waiver extends to all claims of every kind or nature whatsoever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown. The undersigned further grants full permission to sponsors and or agents authorized by them to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of this event for any purpose. Minors accepted only with a parent or guardian's signature.