BETHLEHEM PARKS AND RECREATION PRESENT
THE 1ST ANNUAL “BRING ON THE HEAT 5K”
The First Annual “Bring On The Heat 5K”, presented by Bethlehem Park and Recreation , will take place on Sunday, April 23rd, in Bethlehem Village, CT. This 5K Run, 5K Walk, and Kid’s Fun Run will benefit the Bethlehem Fuel Bank. Runners and walkers will leave the historic Town Green and travel along the pastoral country roads, past farms, woods, and lakes, before returning to the Green and the finish line. The run/walk will be preceded by a ¼ mile Kid’s Fun Run
The Bethlehem Fuel Bank is operated by the First Church of Bethlehem, United Church of Christ. This fund provides assistance to those in need with oil, propane, electricity and emergency furnace repair. A helping hand was given to nearly 60 families this past season, providing over $16,000 in assistance.
Pre-registration for the 5K Run or Walk is $25.00. Day of Race registration is $30.00.
The entry fee for the Kid’s Fun Run is $5.00
T-Shirts guaranteed for the first 100 registered runners and walkers (5K only)
Race Day Schedule
7:30 AM Registration and Packet Pick-up opens
8:30 AM Kid’s Fun Run
9:00 AM 5K Run/Walk Start
Awards will presented to the top overall Male and Female finishers, as well as the top three in following age groups: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
Stick Around For The After Race Party With Music, Raffles and a 50/50!
5K TRAINING PROGRAM
Run for Fun and get ready to Bring on the heat!
Join Bethlehem Park and Recreation as we prepare for our first 5k run/walk to benefit the Bethlehem Fuel Bank. This 7 week beginner program is designed to help you start from scratch and safely work your way up to running 3.1 miles! We will meet one day a week for friendly, casual walk/runs and will provide a flexible plan to follow during the week to build up your strength, stamina and endurance. For more information contact Maggie Flanagan at 203-266-7510 ext.8 or 203-910-740 or Lisa Mahon 203-525-9366.
Dates: Saturday 3/4-4/15
Fee: $30.00 includes race registration and t-shirt
For more race details visit firstmile-fitness.com