Oakwood Red October Run
Start: Saturday, October 5, 2013 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Wayne , MI 48184
Registration Closing Date
Sunday, September 29, 2013 @ 9:00 PM (EDT)
23rd annual 10K run, 5K run, 5K walk & Kids Mile. Flat, certified 10K/5K run courses. B-tag timing. Custom medals to 10K/5K finishers. LS shirt for 10K/5K registrants. Award structure for runners & walkers. Great prize raffle! Runners Wellness Tent & kids activites! Legendary Octoberfeast includes hot dogs, cider, doughnuts, & lots more. Kids Jr. mile FREE with option to purchase kids shirt. Non-competitive; all kids win! Register early! Red October Run will be "sold out" at 1550.
Race schedule as follows: Early packet pick-up available Friday October 4, 3:30-6:30pm in Oakwood Annapolis Hospital lobby. Race day packet pickup opens 8:00 a.m./closes 9:40 a.m. Kids' Jr. October Mile starts 9:00 a.m. 10K run starts 9:50 a.m. 5K run starts 10:00 a.m. 5K walk starts 10:02 a.m. NOTE: 5K run & walk are scored separately, with separate awards. ALL 5K WALK registrants must WALK at all times. Six overall male/female run walk winners presented at 11:00 a.m. Run age group & walk place-winner awards available for pick-up at stage immediately following presentation of overall winners. NOTE: 10K/5K run and walk participants must wear number bib on front outer layer of clothing in order to be timed/scored. Award divisions for 10K & 5K RUNS include Overall male & female champions, and Top-3 finishers in five-year male & female age divisions ranging from -14 to 80+ years… Award divisions for 5K WALK include Top-12 Overall male & female finishers… Certified courses paved, flat, residential. Courses well marked & marshaled with mile markers, liquid aid & medical staff. "The "bells of October" inspire runners/walkers along route. JR. OCTOBER MILE is for kids 12 and under. Event is FREE, but parents MUST register their children. (Advance registration appreciated.) Closed, measured "out and back" course with stopwatch time at finish. Competition not emphasized. (Course skimping permitted & parents may accompany little ones.) ALL kids win ribbons and receive snacks at finish. Jr. Run is free, with youth size shirts available/optional for $5. Visit race web page at www.oakwood.org/redoctoberrun for updated event info/details, photos, maps, records, etc.