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The Gems are taking 5k's to a whole new level of fun! Join us for our kick off walk and run event available to all levels of fitness. We are honoring our sisters currently fighting breast cancer, those who have been victorious, those we have lost, and bringing an active community event for the whole family. This is our launch event and will be available all over the country in 2014.
EARN YOUR GEM
At each mile marker you will have the opportunity to earn your Gem! A physical challenge and trivia questions directly associated with living healthier lives will be available for you at each mile marker. Answer a question or participate in a physical challenge at each mile marker and receive your stamp of completion. Once you cross the finish line you will take your stamps to the Gems Jewels for Healing Area sponsored by Beans Gifts. Choose a bracelet, necklace, earrings, or hair accessory to reward yourself for a job well done!
We will draw 5 winners from the finishers to receive a $250 prize. Plus we will be awarding additional costume and bling prizes (see below)!
Bling out yourself, your friends and your teammates and you could win a prize basket! We want to bring as much sparkle and shine into Austin as possible, so bring the glitter, jewels, gems, and show your sparkle! Prizes will be awarding to the top 3 teams and top 3 individuals decked out in the most outrageous and blinged out costumes!
FOR THE KIDS
Registration for a child to participate in the Gems Glam Jam 5k & Family Fun Fest is strictly for 5k participation. Each registration, regardless of age will receive a t-shirt, bag and included swag. Reunion Ranch has over 27 fun activities for kids and kids at heart to participate in.
Oh, and don't miss the clown making balloon animals!
IS THIS YOUR FIRST 5k EVENT?
If this is your first ever 5k, join us in our training program. Whether you plan to walk, run or dance your way through this fun 5k we can help you feel confident and ready to take on the challenge! In addition, in 2014 you will have an opportunity to return and see what progress your new lifestyle changes have brought you. With each additional Gems 5k you complete, you will earn additional Gems, and help more of our sisters "Heal In Comfort."
GEMS 5K TRAINING PROGRAM
Have you registered for the 5k yet? Want to train with us?
We are rounding out the final 8 weeks before the 5k with a program designed to help you feel confident and 5k ready. Regardless of whether you are walking, running or dancing your way through the Gems 5k route we want you to feel confident and successful.
Tuesdays & Thursdays: Fitness & Info Sessions
Tuesdays & Thursdays we will host a 30-min Boot Camp Fitness class (for beginner to intermediate levels), followed by a round of Q&A and Seminar style Nutrition & Information session.
Learn about proper footwear, eating for your health, and enjoying all of your favorites without the negative effects.
Wednesdays & Saturdays: Walk/Run/Dance Sessions
These are the days we practice our walking, running or dancing.
If you are intrested, be sure to sign up for our Gems 5k Training Program to receive:
- 2 months of Gems membership and your 5k registration.
- Plus, Beans Gifts is helping us provide a special Survival Kit for you on your first day of training!
We will be in different locations each week. Once you sign up, you will receive the link to our calendar with chosen locations.
We are choosing locations based on the locations of participants. For instance, if the all of the participants live in Cedar Park and Round Rock, we are not going to make you drive down South.
Event schedule and times
7:00AM - Packet pick up opens (you WILL need your ID to pick up your packet!)
8:00AM - Bag check opens. Please dont check valuables (ie: phones, cameras, car keys, drivers license).
8:30 AM - Starting line warm up and activities begin.
9:00AM - 5K Starts; Finish Line Party starts; Vendor & food pavilion opens
11:00 AM - Finishers & Age Group Placers are Announced
12:30 - Bag check closes