Fifth Annual Nick Rauser 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk
Saturday June 1, 2013 Bretton Ridge Park, North Olmsted
Pre-race festivities begin at 7:30 am with same day registration. Don't bother to eat before you come. Our pre-race food is a pretty awesome spread with donuts, bagels, apples, bananas, granola bars, coffee, water and Gatorade!
The 1 mile walk begins at 9:00 a.m. Pre-registration $18, same day registration $20. All of our race entries include our race day bag filled with our race shirt, water bottle, free product samples and valuable coupons along with our famous post race picnic. $5 off children 6-12, 5 & under are free (no race bag). Yes, dogs are welcome too!
The 5k Run begins at 9:10 a.m. Our race goes through the scenic, shaded neighborhood of Bretton Ridge in North Olmsted. The course is flat, certified and clearly marked with traffic control & protection. Our race will be chip timed this year! Pre-registration $23, same day registration $25. Family special: A family of three or more at the same address - $50 (limit 3 T-shirts, extra T-shirts $6) Includes race day bag and post race picnic. Extra shirts will not be for sale on race day. Pre-register by May 23rd to be guaranteed a race day shirt!
Student & Faculty Special - $14
1st Place Male: Tim Budic
2nd Place Male: Steve Benesh
3rd Place Male: Justin Housley
1st Place Female: Hannah Budic
2nd Place Female: Katie Kay
3rd Place Female: Beth Cicerchi
The awards ceremony will immediately folllow the race. The results should be in much quicker because this year we will be using chip timing.
Prizes will be given to the 3 top overall male and female. Trophies and metals will be given to the top three male and female in the following brackets: 9 & under, 14-19, 20-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 55-60, 61 & up.
The picnic will begin immediately following the awards ceremony. In addition to grilled hamburgers, hot dogs & Italian sausage, we will also have food sponsored from local vendors. For the 4th year Romano's Macaroni Grill will be bringing pasta marina, lasagna, garlic bread & salad. Chick-Fil-A will be setting up a tent for their 4th year with chicken sandwiches. Carrabba's Italian Grill of Westlake is a donating Chicken Marsala! Pizza, pasta salad, cookies & cakes will finish it off!
The "Kids Zone" will be open after the race. We have games and prizes for kids of all ages. This is the 2nd year Faber-Castell's "Creativity for Kids" will have a craft table! Duck pond, face painting, giant inflatable slide, cotton candy, craft tables & much more! Don't forget your swimsuit, Bretton Ridge Home Owners Association has been generous enough to allow us to use their pool! The weather is always sunny and warm at the Nick Rauser Memorial Run! The park also has a playground, sand volleyball & basketball courts.