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Dads Day 5K, 3K and 1K benefiting Tex US TOO

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June 17, 2017 (Saturday)
5 K
Houston, Texas
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DAD’S DAY 5K RACE INFORMATION
During the monthly Tex US TOO chapter meeting in September, 1999, Joe Piper, one of our founding Directors said, “I think we should have a 5k run like Komen does.” After that meeting, the first volunteers gather around Joe and he proposed a date for the first DD5k planning meeting. The initial DD5k was held on June 18, 2000 and there were 256 registered runners. The event has evolved into three races: a timed 5k, a 3k family walk/run and a 1k event for kids. It is designed to appeal to serious runners, active families, and also to not-so-active families. In 2015, there were 1376 registered runners.


Saturday, June 17, 2017
Wortham Theatre
550 Prairie Street, Houston, TX 77002

Event details and schedule
6:30 am – 7:30 am – Packet Pickup Open (no race day registrations)
7:30 am – Opening Ceremony
7:45 am – Kid’s 1k Start
8:00 am – 5k Timed run Start
8:05 am – 5k Timed run with strollers Start
8:10 am – 3k Family walk Start
8:15 am – 3k Family walk with strollers Start
8:15 am – Refreshments Open (Post race party)
9:00 am – Awards Ceremony Begins
10:00 am – Close

Event Start Location
Wortham Theatre Arch close to Downtown Aquarium 550 Prairie St. Houston, TX 77002

Course Description
TIMED 5K, 3K Family Run/Walk, 1K Kids’ Run/Walk
The Start/Finish line is under the Wortham Theatre arch
close to the Downtown Aquarium, 550 Prairie Street, Houston, TX

The course is on flat, concrete, city streets, USAT&F sanctioned and certified road race, TX08027ETM. To satisfy City of Houston code and insurance requirements, no skates, roller blades, bikes or animals are permitted on the race course.


Awards
5K Timed Run: (electronic timing by B-tag)
Trophies to the following winners:
Top male and female overall
1st place male and female Master (40-54)
1st place male and female Senior (55+)
Top 3 prostate cancer survivors

Commemorative Medals to the following male and female winners:
1st, 2nd & 3rd places in each age group: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29,
30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over.
No duplicate awards given.

Teams: Awards will be given to the top three largest teams and top three fastest teams. Awards will be mailed to the team captains.

Kids 1K: All kids (12 and under) who finish will WIN a commemorative medal. Trophies for the top 3 kids. Plus all kids will receive a super hero cape instead of a t-shirt!


Post Race Activities
It’s all about Families and Fun !!
Lots of fun, food and music – along with the presentation of awards and door prize drawings. Refreshments are served on Fish Plaza on the Texas Street side of the Wortham Theater.
 
 

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