Run for Orphans
Start: Saturday, February 16, 2013 @ 7:30 AM (EST)
Alpharetta , GA 30009
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, February 14, 2013 @ 8:59 PM (EST)
Online/Pre-registration is NOW CLOSED. Feel free to come out on Race Day and register. The cost on Race Day is 5K- $35 and Fun Run- $30. We invite you to come out and run or walk to help change the lives of children in Kenya, Africa. This is a family friendly event and want you to know that strollers are welcome! The proceeds of this race will help build an orphanage and serve vulnerable children in Kenya, Africa. 5K starts at 7:30 and Fun Run (1 mile) starts at 8:00.
Bag Pick Up
Your Race Bag will be available to pick up on race day or on Friday, February 15 from 11am to 7pm at Big Peach Running Co. (5530 Windward Pkwy #420 Alpharetta, GA 30040).
Be sure to visit www.irunfororphans.org for more information!
Running and Walking
Run for Orphans is for walkers and runners. Many people will walk the 5K! One aspect of the Fun Run is a 1 mile walk.
Your kids can participate in the 5K or Fun Run. The Fun Run is 1 mile. There are two sides. The first includes obstacles to teach the kids about Kenya. The second is for individuals, old and young, who want to run or walk for 1 mile.
Schedule for Race Day
6:15 - Registration Opens 7:00 - Pre-Race Ceremony 7:15 - Line up for 5K 7:30 - 5K Starts 8:00 - Fun Run / Walk Starts 8:30 - Awards Ceremony
1st Place Overall Male & Female 1st Place Masters Overall Male & Female 1st Place Male & Female in each age category: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 & over
This event is a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier.
If you know you will be staying for the Awards Ceremony you may park behind the Alpharetta City Pool in Wills Park. If you are not staying or just are not sure you may still come to the City Pool address and volunteers will direct you to where to park. The other option is to park at the Alpharetta Community Center (175 Rowsell Street, Alpharetta, GA). There will be signs directing you to where to park and volunteers greeting you to point you towards registration.
We would like to say a special thank you to: Alpharetta Children's Dentistry Big Beach Running Co.