Race Date: Apr 07 2012, 9:00 AM
Location: Lehigh Parkway, Allentown, PA
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Race day registration/packet pickup: 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM (Lehigh Parkway)
Fees: $20 if registered by March 18, $25 After March 18
The Goods: Each runner receives a short-sleeved technical shirt, beverages, snacks and goodie bags (while supplies last!) Shirts are only guaranteed if registered by March 15.
The Run: The Spring kickoff to the 5k series will be held at the Lehigh Parkway in Allentown. Starting/ending near the LV Road Runners Club house – the course is rolling and shaded on a mixed, gravel and paved path. The course is held entirely within the Lehigh Parkway and is a certified 5K course.
Prizes: The top male and female finisher will be awarded prizes and age group awards will be given 3-deep and everyone has a shot at the raffle prizes! Must be present at awards ceremony to win. The awards ceremony will take place as soon as possible following the last finisher.
Series Points: – Overall winners, Top 10% of male and female finishers, Top 3 in each age group, and 1 point for each “comfort kit” item up to ten. We are working together with the Red Cross young professional group Club Red for this event. Suggestions for donations include: toothbrush, toothpaste, toothbrush caps, deodorant, shaving cream, shampoo, body lotion, tissue packets, disposable razors, bars of soap, washcloth, combs and for the children’s kits, small toys. These kits are used to help families that are displaced during emergencies.
Other fun stuff: A fast course and fun environment. This race benefits the Red Cross, Club Red.
The event is rain or shine. Run Lehigh Valley reserves the right to cancel and/or alter the race in the event that natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstance prevents us from holding the race safely as planned. We will make every attempt to hold the event. Any cancellations or changes, will be noted on the home page, race-specific page and on facebook.