Ultimate Summer 5k Fun Run/Walk

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  • 07.07.2018 @ 09:15 AM
  • Seattle, Washington
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Course
Seward Park is the ideal place for a 5k with a 3.1 mile loop around the peninsula. Public restrooms will be available along course. Please check back for map of race course.

Fundraiser
Please help us reach our goal of $5,000 to help the students and families of Beacon Hill International School (BHIS). BHIS will be losing its after school enrichment program as of 6/2018 and will need funds to implement and support a new enrichment program for the 2018-2109 school year as well as provide scholarships for the approximate two-thirds of our student population who are eligible for free or reduced lunch. The PTA also funds other great programs and community-building events.

Another way to help the school is to cut out Box Tops and bring them during packet pick-up or on race day.

Every little bit helps. Thank you for your support!
Awards
We will be using gun time to determine all award winners.

The top male and female winners of the 5k run will receive a grand prize each. There will also be a prize for the top winner of each age group for the 5k run. Race participants must be present to collect their awards. Prizes include adult lift ticket to Stevens Pass, Bartell gift card, Grocery Outlet gift card, and more.



Packet Pick-Up
Packets will be available for pick-up before race day:

Date: Thursday, 7/5/18
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Location: Seattle Credit Union - Beacon Hill branch, 1604 S Roberto Maestas Festival St, Seattle, 98144

Packets will be available on race day from 8:00am to 8:45am.

Please register before 6/11/18 before price increases to $20!
Parking and Directions
Visit Seward Park

by Bus...
Bus #50 Exit at Orcas Street.

or by Car...
Seward Park is located on Lake Washington Blvd and Orcas Street in Southeast Seattle.
See directions below.

Parking:
There are many parking lots throughout the park and handicapped parking spots are spread out as well.

I-5 Southbound
•Take the W SEATTLE BR/COLUMBIAN WAY exit- exit number 163A.
•Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp
•Merge onto COLUMBIAN WAY S.
•Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto 15TH AVE S.
•Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto S COLUMBIAN WAY.
•Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto S ALASKA ST.
•Turn RIGHT onto RAINIER AVE S/WA-167.
•Turn LEFT onto S ORCAS ST.
•S ORCAS ST becomes LAKE WASHINGTON BLVD S. 0.14 miles

I-5 Northbound
•Take the SWIFT AVE. exit- exit number 161- towards ALBRO PLACE.
•Turn RIGHT onto SWIFT AVE S.
•Turn LEFT onto S EDDY ST.
•Turn LEFT onto BEACON AVE S.
•Turn RIGHT onto S ORCAS ST.
•S ORCAS ST becomes LAKE WASHINGTON BLVD S. 0.14 miles
Post Race Celebration
Shay McDonough, LMT will be on site to provide complimentary massages!

More vendor information will be coming soon.
Race Day Schedule
8:00am - 8:45am : packet pick up

9:00am - 9:15am : Kids dash

9:15am 5k Run

9:20am 5k Walk

10:00am Awards ceremony

Community Outreach
The Beacon Hill International School PTA is dedicated to promoting the educational excellence, health, and welfare of all students and their families through advocacy, community-building, and enrichment programs. We are committed to creating leaders and lifetime learners.

In an effort to help the homeless children in our community, we have invited Mary's Place to join us on race day. Here is a list of items in highest demand that would help the homeless children and families at Mary’s Place:

· Diapers (especially larger sizes)
· Maternity Clothes
· Twin Blankets
· NEW Underwear (all sizes and genders)
· Baby Formula
· Stroller Covers

Thank you!
Fundraising
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Sub Event Cost Distance
$15.00 5km
$15.00 5km
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I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I have read the rules of the race and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks associated with running in this 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. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers, roller skates or roller blades, animals, and personal music players are not allowed in the race and I will abide by all race rules. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Ultimate Summer 5k Fun Run/Walk, the city of Seattle, all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. I understand that this event does not provide for refunds in the event of a cancellation, and by signing this waiver, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund if the event is cancelled before or during the event.