5th Annual Sole Harvest 5K
October 13, 2018
Location: Norristown Farm Park 401 North Whitehall Road, Norristown, PA 19401 (This is the Whitehall Road entrance to the park across from Norristown High entrance.)
Arrival Time: Day of registration opens at 7:45am
Pre-registered friends = 8-8:30am (or earlier)
Announcements start promptly at 8:45am
Raffle Reminder: There are many baskets to bid on from back yard barbeque to the chocolate lovers dream basket so stick around after the race to bid on your favorite one! Photos of the baskets are on Facebook. All proceeds from the bids go to The Norristown Hospitality Center.
Prize for Course Record: A $100 cash prize will be given to the male and female runner that set new course records. Male- 17:10 – David Klein (2017), Female- 22:26 – Christine Sandvik (2017)
Age Group Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be given in the following age groups: Under 13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
T-Shirts: 2018 shirts are guaranteed only to pre-registered runners. We will have a limited number of T-Shirts for sale following the race. They make great gifts!
Parking: You can park just across the street from the park’s entrance in the lot on and along Eagle Drive and Whitehall Road.
Breakfast: Chick-Fil-A will be serving breakfast after the race, providing water for the course and bananas for runners. Fractured Prune Doughnuts will be providing free donuts in the finish line area.
Donations: We will be collecting toiletries, new packs of men’s and women’s underwear, breakfast cereal, dry milk powder, styrofoam cups (8oz), non-dairy powdered creamer, coffee (ground, regular), women’s feminine products, and 5lb bags of sugar! These are items the center provides daily to the clients. Let’s stock the shelves of the center with these much needed items!
Personal Items: Please DO NOT bring anything to the race you can not leave in your car or with another individual to be personally held while you are participating. The weather looks beautiful and none of this is possible without you. Please encourage your friends and family to participate and come out to see you. Thank you
Weather Forecast: This is a rain or shine fundraiser. As such, there are no refunds. The center appreciates your support. In the event of inclement weather, the race will be called by 8:45am. Weather permitting, Elmwood Park Zoo has offered free entry into the zoo with your bib as the admission. We are praying there is no inclement weather. Please join us!
First Time Runners: Congratulations! You’ve made it this far. We will cheer you on every step of the way. You got Sole!
Let’s reach more Soles: Continue to encourage your family and friends to participate or come to cheer you on. Online registration end Wednesday 10/10 @ 11:59pm. We will also accept day of race registrations right until 8:55am on race day.
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