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Causeway FunD 5K Run/Walk

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May 5, 2017 (Friday)
5 K
Galveston Island Causeway/Galveson Daily News
Galveston, Texas
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UTMB Health and the School of Health Professions is once again hosting the "SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk." This event benefits SHP student scholarships and represents a powerful investment in the future of health care for our region and state. We invite you to participate in this event to help provide scholarships for the many talented students in the School of Health Professions.

Race and Award Categories

7:45 AM Kids 1K Run/Walk
Age Categories: 5 & under, 6-8, and 9-12

1K Wheelchair Race - (For those who do not meet rules outlined in procedures below)

8:05 AM 5K Wheelchair Race (Participation contingent refer to Wheelchair Entrant Rules and Procedures listed event website)

8:15 AM 5K Run (5K Walk Immediately following)
Age Categories: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

The race will be chip timed.


Event Start Location
Galveston Island Causeway/Galveston Daily News
Email: shpevents@utmb.edu
Website: www.CausewayRun.com

Course Description
The 2016 School of Health Professions Causeway FunD 5K Run/Walk will start in the Galveston County Daily News parking lot and proceed to the top of the Galveston Causeway where participants will turn around and return to the starting line.

Awards
Race and Award Categories

7:45 AM Kids 1K Run/Walk
Age Categories: 5 & under, 6-8, and 9-12

1K Wheelchair Race - (For those who do not meet rules outlined in procedures below)

8:05 AM 5K Wheelchair Race (Participation contingent and based on Wheelchair Entrant Rules and Procedures - see event website)

8:15 AM 5K Run (5K Walk Immediately following)
Age Categories: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over
The race will be chip timed.


Parking
Community Parking Lots & Shuttles: Participant parking is available at 3 lots: The Home Depot/Target parking lot, located at 6100 block of Broadway (located off the feeder road of the northbound lanes of I 45 - use Exit 1A), Galveston College Charlie Thomas Applied Technology Center located at 7626 Broadway and Sea Scout Base Galveston Foundation Parking Lot 7402 Broadway, Galveston, TX 77551 , also off the feeder road of I 45 use Exit 1B . Continuous shuttle service will pick up participants from the three parking lots and shuttle them to the drop off area at the Galveston County Daily News building parking lot. The shuttle will run from 6:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and return shuttles will run from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please allow plenty of time to park, shuttle and arrive at the staging area for the FunD Run/Walk. Please be advised Galveston Police Department will close the southbound Teichman Road exit (Exit 1C) lane at 7:15 a.m. Directional signage will be in place to guide participants to lots and to shuttle pick-up locales. Student Volunteers will be assigned at each lot for parking assistance. Parking WILL NOT be available at the Galveston County Daily News parking lot, nor along Teichman Road. Be advised parking may be limited and therefore carpooling is highly suggested.
 
 

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