Saturday, October 3, 2015

One Month Email Blast to Race Participants

Hello Harrison Hills Halloween 5k/10k Runners!
Thanks for joining our event! It's four weeks till Race Day and we have some exciting news to share.
  • Extended early registration: till Oct 5. $20 guarantees you a sweet race tee. At 12a Oct 6, price goes up to $25.
  • Race Tee & Sizing: We are going with Anvil Jersey 4.5oz preshrunk 100% ringspun cotton shirts as recommended by Customink - MEN sizes run SMALL. Women's are 'True to Size'. Please let us know if you have any questions about sizing.
  • Pre-Run: We are offering the opportunity to pre-run the 5k/10k on Oct 17, 3pm. Just show up ready to run, bring own water!
  • Run Prize Age Categories: <10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ years old
  • Fitness Competition: ANYTIME FITNESS is on board as 'Official Sponsor of the Fitness Competition', and has two (2) x Three Month Membership packages worth $172 each for the 'Fittest Male' and 'Fittest Female' Champs! Check out the Fitness Competition Scoring sheet and let us know if you want to participate so we can plan ahead. Runners will go to the Fitness Station soon after completing your race, and do the competition (takes 5 minutes), followed by a 'Plank Off' at the Awards Ceremony. 
  • Kids Activity Booths  : Bring your family as we are planning free fun-filled activities from 9a-1p. Halloween tattoos, apple bobbing, monster golf, bug petting zoo, Ranger-led nature activities, to name a few. We have a large grassy field for picnic blankets, camp chairs, bring a pop up tent and hang out!
  • Volunteers: are still currently needed to help with food service, kids activity booths and etc. If you are bringing a supporter/family/friend who is interested in helping out, drop us a line!
  • Sponsors: We are seeking sponsors (cash or kind) for bottled water, bananas, apples (for bobbing), small (cheap) prizes for kids activity booths, Halloween-ey desserts for prizes or for the post-race feast. PLease let us know if you are able to contribute! Your generous contributions will be rewarded with an event wristband (access to food & contests), and our undying gratitude! 
  • Chinese Auction Carved Pumpkin & Halloween Costume Contests: cool prizes are in store for contest winners, and runners each get a raffle ticket for the Chinese Auction (more tickets available for purchase)!
For more information and event updates, check out:
Have a wonderful weekend!

Thank you,
Hills Racing

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