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Bucks for Bucs 5K Race and Fun Walk

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Chartiers-Houston High School 2050 West Pike Street HoustonPA  15342
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Chartiers-Houston High School 2050 West Pike Street HoustonPA  15342

About This Activity

The Bucks for Bucs 5K Race and Fun Walk supports the Bucks for Bucs Educational Foundation, which serves the Chartiers-Houston School District, the home of the Buccaneers. We expand the educational opportunities of students through scholarships, teacher grants, and community events.

The Bucks for Bucs 5K Race and Fun Walk begins 9:00 a.m. and ends at the Chartiers-Houston High School stadium and runs through a residential neighborhood with rolling hills. The race ends back at the stadium with 300 meters on the stadium track! The 1 Mile Fun Walk will start at the same time as the start of the 5K. There will also be a Kids of Steel Mile Run on the track at 8:30 a.m., a half an hour before the race. The event also includes pre- and post-race food and drink for competitors as well as a 50/50 and Chinese auction. 

**A dry fit shirt and goodie bag are guaranteed to all who register on or before April 1, 2018

Door prize tickets will be included with registration. Special Awards will be given to top three men and women overall in the 5k Race. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers in following age categories for the 5K Race: 8 and under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-17, 18-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over. The 1 mile walk is for fun but feel free to time yourself! For more information go to www.BucksForBucs.org/events/

Course Records:

Male- 2012 Justin Gavazzi-16:43 

Female-2015 Jo Rupp- 21:07

5K Course description:

1.) START on the hill next to press box at Chartiers-Houston Stadium.

2.) Follow upper stadium driveway and left exit through the gate.

3.) Make a right onto McGovern Road.

4.) Follow McGovern Road past Allison Park Elementary (on the left).

5.) Make a left to stay on McGovern Road.

6.) Make a right onto Adlin Ave. (Water station here) (baseball field to the left)

7.) Continue on Adlin Ave. (1 mile marker halfway up Adlin Ave.)

8.) Make a right onto Country Barn Road.

9.) Make a quick left onto Fair Meadow Circle and loop around cone back down Fair Meadow Circle.

10.) Left onto Adlin Ave. and continue on Adlin Ave.

11.) Make left at McGovern Road and right to stay on McGovern Road.

12.) Make a left onto Linda Lane (2 mile marker here)

13.) Make a right on Walnut Street.

14.) Make a right onto Green Street.

15.) Make a left onto McGovern Road.

16.) Make a quick left onto upper stadium driveway through the gate.

17.) Take upper stadium driveway down the hill to the Chartiers-Houston stadium track.

18.) Keep right around the outside of the fence.

19.) Enter track near the stadium entrance.

20.) Complete 300 meters on the track and FINISH at the finish line of the track. (3.1 miles)

 1 MIle Fun Course Description:

1.) START on the hill next to press box at Chartiers-Houston Stadium.

2.) Follow upper stadium driveway and left exit through the gate.

3.) Make a right onto McGovern Road

4.) Make right onto SIlver Maples Rd. (across front Elementary School)

5.) Make a right on Walnut Street.

6.) Make a right onto Green Street.

7.) Make a left onto McGovern Road.

8) Make a quick left onto upper stadium driveway through the gate and FINISH same as start line.

 

 

Event details and schedule

Race Day Schedule:

Race Bag Pick-up/Registration: 7:00 am - 8:45 am at Chartiers-Houston Field House

Kids of Steel Mile- 8:30 a.m.

5K Race Begins: 9:00 am

1 Mile Walk Begins: 9:00 am

Awards Begin: following the last runners/walkers

 

Arrival Info:

Try to arrive at least 30 minutes before start of the race. Participants will pick up race bag in Chartiers-Houston Field House. There is plenty of parking near field house. Race starts and finishes at Chartiers-Houston Stadium. You may warm up for the race on the track or in the field house gymnasium. Awards, etc. will be back in the field house following the end of the race.

What to wears:

Dress according to the weather. If it's cold, bundle up! Watches, I-pods, and headphones are acceptable during the race.

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