5-1 5K & Little Trooper 1K
Start: Saturday, June 1, 2013 @ 10:30 AM (AKDT)
Fairbanks , AK 99703
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, May 30, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (AKDT)
Come join us on June 1st for a 5K Run/Walk on the airfield on Fort Wainwright! The course is simple; flat and straight - walkers and strollers are welcome! Bring the kids to participate in the Little Trooper 1K, too! If you have any questions, contact us at 5.1cav5K@gmail.com. All proceeds from this race benefit the troopers of 5-1 CAV and their families.
Directions to 5-1 CAV Squadron HQ (Bib Pickup)
Enter post through the main gate and continue straight on Gaffney Road. Make a right onto Meridian Rd. Take a left onto Alder Avenue. Continue until Alder ends; the building in front of you is 5-1 CAV Squadron HQ, 3407 Santiago Avenue. To park, make a left onto Santiago and then an immediate right into their parking lot. Please enter the front doors, where a table will be set up with registration information. Watch for the red/white race signs to guide you!
Directions to Airfield/Race Registration
Enter post through the main gate and continue straight on Gaffney Road. Take a right onto Meridian Road, and at the first light, go left onto Montgomery Road. Continue straight until you see road guards and signs where to park. Follow the red/white race signs!
Directions to Airfield (from Badger Rd)
Enter post through the Badger Road Gate and continue driving straight. Turn left onto Montgomery Road. Road guards and signs will let you know where to park. Watch for the red/white race signs!
Please don't forget to get your temporary pass if you don't have a DoD ID card. Enter Fort Wainwright via the main gate, stopping at the Visitor Center (small parking lot to the right) to obtain your pass. Please have your Driver's License and Vehicle Registration handy. :)
8am - Set Up begins. 9am - Registration/Bib Pickup opens. 10am - Registration/Bib Pickup closes. 10:30am - Little Trooper 1K begins. 11:00am - 5K Run/Walk begins. 12:00pm - Awards Ceremony (Top 3 Little Troopers, Top Overall Male, Top Overall Female, Top 3 in each age category; 8-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+). Little Troopers run for FREE with a paying adult 5K entry. If you don't want to run, they can participate for $2! Each Little Trooper will receive a certificate of completion for their race.