All profits from the OSI~Miron April Fools' 5k will go to Appleton North, Appleton East & Appleton West high schools' athletic programs.
Our competitive and recreational 5k will start at OSI and finish at Appleton North High School. This 3.1 mile course is perfect for all ages. Flat and fast.
Strollers, wagons and friendly dogs are welcome. However, for the safety of all participants, we encourage you to start begin towards the back of the starting areas.
Packet Pick-up: Wednesday, April 2nd @ the Appleton Fleet Feet location 3-6 p.m.Thursday, April 3rd from 3-6 p.m. at Orthopedic & Sports Institute (OSI)Race day packet pick-up: Friday, April 4th from 3-5:15 p.m. at OSI.
Race Day Agenda
Race day packet pick-up and registration at OSI (3:00-5:15 p.m.)Race Start (6:04 p.m.)Immediately following the completion of the Race at Appleton North H.S.: race awards, hat competition, vendors, and family fun activities. Post race party (8:00 p.m. - close) sponsored by Stoneyard Bar & Grill (please see below for details).
All entrants will receive an OSI reusable bag along with a long sleeved, dri-wick Brooks race shirt ($28 retail) Entries received after March 17th are not guaranteed a T-shirt.
Awards will be presented to the overall male and female participants. Awards will also be presented to the top three male / female of each age group. Age groups are: 9 & under, 10- 14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29 etc. Award ceremony will take place at Appleton North H.S. following the completion of the race. The top 3 male and female racers will earn free entrance into the 2015 April Fools' 5k. ** Overall male/female finishers will be based on gun time. Age group awards will be based on chip time.
It's All About the Hats!
Overall most attention-getting hat winner earns a $250 Scheels gift card. The hat MUST be worn during the entire race. Voting will take place after the completion of the 5k when race awards are finished.
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Fleet Feet Sports Fox Valley Training Program
Fleet Feet is sponsoring training runs on the 5k course held on Wednesday 3/12, 3/19 and 3/26 all at OSI at 6:04 pm. The more you attend, them more swag you can walk away with! Then head to the Stoneyard for some great post-workout drink and food specials. For more information visit : http://www.fleetfeetfoxvalley.com
Post Race Party Sponsored by Stoneyard Bar & Grill
Entertainment by award-winning local bandRPM from 8:00 pm - Close inside Stoneyard Bar & Grill (down the road from Appleton North H.S, where the race finishes on JJ). Must be 21 years of age or older, have I.D. with and if you wear your volunteer shirt or race bib you will get in for free, $5 cover charge for all others.
Lamers Shuttle Service
Lamers will be providing shuttle services between OSI (start line) and Appleton North High School (finish line). Participants are encouraged to park at Appleton North H.S. and be shuttled to OSI to decrease parking congestion.Before race shuttles will start at Appleton North H.S. and do drop offs at OSI starting at 4:30pm and go up until 5:30pm. Shuttling will resume at 6:30pm at Appleton North H.S. and go until 8:00pm.
* No processing fees* $28 adults before 3/17, $33 after 3/17, $38 race day, $18 for 18 yrs old & younger. Register Jan 1- 15th & save $5/adult