October 06, 2019

Lemons of Love Pink Lemonade (5th Peel)

October 06, 2019 Mount Prospect • Lions Park - Mount Prospect Park District - 9AM Maple and Lincoln - Lions Park Mount ProspectIL  60056 View Map Organized by Lemons of Love Inc.

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Run or Walk-5K - Individual Adult
in 15 days $50.00
$45.00
Run or Walk-5K - Teen Runner (Age 15-19)
in 16 days $40.00
$35.00
Run or Walk-5K - Under 14
in 16 days $35.00
$30.00

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About this event

October 06, 2019
Sunday

Mount Prospect

Lions Park - Mount Prospect Park District - 9AM Maple and Lincoln - Lions Park Mount ProspectIL  60056
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PINK LEMONADE 5K '5th Peel' 

to benefit Lemons of Love

 

Lions Park - Mount Prospect 

Sunday, October 6, 2019 @ 9AM

 

Come join us for our 5th Annual Lemons of Love PINK LEMONADE 5K in Mount Prospect! Come run/walk with us to raise funds to build Lemons of Love chemo care packages.

If you can't run or walk, come out to cheer for your favorite runner on race day! Find out other ways to get involved, click here
 

We will have raffles, snacks, dancing and a DJ, too!

 

THE COURSE

This is a measured 5K course that will be run with chipped bibs for all participants. The course will begin at Lions Park - Mount Prospect Park District (on a proven 5K course) and run through the nearby neighborhood. Water will be provided on the course and at the end. We will provide snacks and drinks at the end, in the park.


FEES
Registration is $45 for adults, $35 for teens and $30 for Little Lemons. On Race Day, registration will be the following: $50.00, teens $40.00 and $35.00 for Little Lemons (on-site, cash or check only!)

 

All registered participants will receive a “Lemons of Love” 5K T Shirt & Lemon Swag Bag! Please specify t-shirt size when registering. No exchanges will be possible on race day.


** Please note that the under 14 category will receive a t-shirt this year.
Please specify child size when registering.

The first 500 registered entrants to cross the finish line will be awarded a medal.

PACKET PICKUP
Packet Pick up will be at the brand new Lemons of Love building (406 W Central Road, Mount Prospect, IL 60056) Saturday, October 5 from 12PM-2PM.

FUNDRAISING
A fundraising webpage is automatically created for everyone who registers online! Prizes for the top fundraisers! EVERYONE WHO DONATES or RAISES A MINIMUM OF $50 by September 1st will be put in our give away (winners will be announced at 5K run and prize will be available for pick up after event). Visit the fundraising link below for more details! Whether you raise an extra $10.00 or $1,000.00, Lemons of Love is grateful for your efforts! 

(FUNDRAISING IS OPTIONAL).

To fundraise, sign up here to create a page: https://give.classy.org/5thPeel 


FUNDRAISING TEAMS

Register a team to run/walk! Each team will be able to create their own fundraising page. All teams that fundraise will receive a special version of race day shirt (different color to celebrate your fundraising efforts). Click here to start building your team now!

 

$5 DISCOUNT CODE FOR FUNDRAISING TEAMS

If you are creating or joining a fundraising team, please email jill@lemonsoflove.org to receive a $5 discount code for online registration. Each team member will get a $5 discount at registration - click here to get started. This $5 discount only works when no other coupon code is used. Find out more on the event’s fundraising webpage: https://give.classy.org/5thPeel 

 

 

TEAM CAPTAIN GUIDE

Email Tricia@lemonsoflove.org to receive a Team Captain guide to successful fundraising. It includes tips on how to raise $500 in one week!

 

PRIZES FOR THE TOP FUNDRAISING TEAM

The top fundraising team will receive:

  • A meal fit for a team - sponsored by the Mount Prospect Outback Steakhouse
  • Team name on a trophy that will be proudly displayed at the Lemons of Love Resource Center
  • Bragging Rights! Your team photo will be posted, shared, linked and loved across our Lemons of Love social media channels. 

 

BE A VIP VIRTUAL RUNNER

Not in the Chicagoland area, but want to support? Walk or run wherever you are and raise money to support the cause. Donations over $40 qualify for a Lemons of Love Swag Bag! Click the link below to find out more, https://give.classy.org/5thPeel 

 

NEW TO 2019's 5K!

Honor a life that’s been touched by cancer with an honorary sign at our “Fifth Peel” 5K’s Lemon Honor Line.

  • With a $20 donation, you can create a personalized sign that’s decorated with a photo, quote and/or inspirational message.  Dedicate your sign to a loved one who has passed, a survivor, or someone in treatment. All honorary signs will be displayed along our 5K’s Lemon Honor Line—a special area right at the finish line.  
  • Each honorary sign is a blank 9”x24” sign with metal posts to stick in the ground.  Decorate your sign however you choose. Be creative! Feel free to use both sides of the sign.  (Please remember this is a family event😊)
  • Blank signs will be available only at the following times:
  • During Packet Pickup at the Lemons of Love Cancer Resource Center, 406 W. Central Road, on Wednesday, October 2, 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, October 5, 12-4 p.m. On race day, Sunday, October 6 from 7:30- 8:45 a.m., at the Lemon Honor Line table.
  • If you’re decorating your sign at home, don’t forget to bring it with you on Sunday! If you’re creating a sign at the race, we’ll have some supplies (markers, tape, scissors, glue) available for you to use. Please feel free to bring extra supplies, photos, etc. from home to complete your sign.
  • All signs will be displayed along our Pink Lemonade 5K Lemon Honor Line, a designated area near the race’s finish line and the Lions Park baseball field.
  • Grab a group and pose for photos by your sign.  Be sure to share your pics on social media and tag the event: “Lemons of Love 5K Run/Walk 5th Peel.”
  • Once the run/walk is over, please pick up your sign to keep or share with someone special.  Lemons of Love is not responsible for Lemon Honor Lines that have not been picked up by 12:00  p.m. on Sunday, October 6.  Any signs remaining will be recycled.
  • Only official Lemon Honor Line signs distributed by Lemons of Love will be displayed at the event.

Payment Options:

Payment prior to race day: https://www.active.com/mount-prospect-il/running/distance-running-races/lemons-of-love-pink-lemonade-5th-peel-2019

 Pay on race day:  cash or credit card only

Questions? Contact lemonsoflove14@gmail.com

  

OTHER WAYS TO PARTICIPATE

  • BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY
    We will have an art table for the little ones to create "HAPPY PICTURES," that we use for the Lemons of Love bags. We need drawings with rainbows, sunshine, animals, smiley faces, and other happy images to share with chemo patients!
  • VOLUNTEER
    We need lots of volunteers to make this event great! If you would like to volunteer for our event, please fill out our volunteer registration form https://signup.com/go/ebSetEk
     
  • BECOME A SPONSOR
    If your company is interested in becoming a sponsor of Lemons of Love 5K, please emai l
    lindsey@lemonsoflove.org for more information and sponsorship opportunities.

 

LEMONS OF LOVE - PINK LEMONADE 5K SWAG

We will have t-shirts, bags, pins, and other Lemons of Love items available for purchase online and at the event.

 

EVENT DETAILS AND SCHEDULE

• Registration open at 7:30AM at Lions Park - MPPD.org

• Registration will close at 8:45AM

• Step off at 9AM

• Please bring signed waivers (if you have not electronically signed) and ID.

• Strollers, Baby joggers, Wheelchairs welcome (start at the back).

  • No skateboards, roller skates, roller blades, bicycles will be allowed.

 

PARKING

Parking is available Lions Park and also across the street at the Village commuter lot (it is empty on Sundays). Please do not part at the South Church by the start of our race, they will tow your car.

 

POST-RACE HOUR

Don't let the good times end after the race! Join us for the post-race celebration. We will have drinks and snacks available for all registered participants. Burn off some calories in the run or walk so you can enjoy the treats afterwards!

 

REFUND POLICY

Lemons of Love will not be able to offer refunds for ANY reason. Please make sure you can attend on Sunday, October 6, 2019 prior to registration. If for some reason you need to withdraw, your packet will be available at pick-up. Rain day will be scheduled for Spring of 2020 and all paid entrance fees will be moved to that date. 

Thank you so much for your support of Lemons of Love
www.lemonsoflove.org

Event details and schedule

PACKET PICKUP
Packet Pick up will be at the brand new Lemons of Love building (406 W Central Road, Mount Prospect, IL 60056) Saturday, October 5 from 12PM-2PM.

FUNDRAISING
fundraising webpage is automatically created for everyone who registers online! Prizes for the top fundraisers! EVERYONE WHO DONATES or RAISES A MINIMUM OF $50 by September 1st will be put in our give away (winners will be announced at 5K run and prize will be available for pick up after event). Visit the fundraising link below for more details! Whether you raise an extra $10.00 or $1,000.00, Lemons of Love is grateful for your efforts! 

(FUNDRAISING IS OPTIONAL).

To fundraise, sign up here to create a page: https://give.classy.org/5thPeel

 

RACE DAY DETAILS AND SCHEDULE

• Registration open at 7:30AM at Lions Park - MPPD.org

• Registration will close at 8:45AM

• Step off at 9AM

• Please bring signed waivers (if you have not electronically signed) and ID.

• Strollers, Baby joggers, Wheelchairs welcome (start at the back).

  • No skateboards, roller skates, roller blades, bicycles will be allowed.

 

Snacks & Drinks immediately following run! 

 

Click here to find out other ways to get involved with this year's 5K.

 

Thank you so much for your support of Lemons of Love
www.lemonsoflove.org

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