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The 2020 Run4Elise will now offer two events this summer. Sign-up by July 5th to receive both events for $25.
Event 1: Virtual Memorial Run4Elise 5K/1Mile from June 20-July 5
Event 2: In-person Race Day Run4Elise 5K/1Mile on Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 AM
The Run4Elise is a 5K and 1 Mile fun run that benefits the water safety efforts of the Swim4Elise Foundation and the Elise Cerami Memorial Scholarship. This family-friendly community event honors the life of Elise Cerami, who fatally drowned at swim practice on June 20, 2016. From the generous support of the community, the Swim4Elise Foundation is able to provide its outreach education completely FREE to local daycare centers in North Texas. Click here to read more about Elise, the scholarships, the 100 Lifeguard Challenge, and the daycare community outreach program. We plan to continue to join forces with the City of Southlake who povides additional water safety education and bystander CPR demonstrations during the event.
The Race Day Run4Elise will be held at Gateway Church off Blessed Way in Southlake, Texas. The 5K is a USATF certified course around scenic Gateway Church. The 1-mile fun run is great for families and kids in strollers are free. The in-person event will be organized in socially distant corral starts based on participants mile pace. There will be refreshments, handsanitizer, sponsor tables, water safety education and fun for the whole family.
*ACCURATE EMAIL addresses are vital for communication. A Run4Elise Race Day Guide will be sent to you via email prior to the event. Please provide a valid email address. Thank you.
ON-LINE RACE REGISTRATION
$25 Through Sunday, July 5, Recieve a FREE Code to Register for the June 20-July 5 Virtual Memorial Run/Walk
$25 Through Thursday, August 6, Early Registration
$25 Shirt offer Deadline, Monday, July 20
$30 From Friday, August 7 and on Race Day Saturday, August 8
Website Registration will remain open until 7:00 AM on Race Day.
Register online through 5 PM on Friday, August 7 and pick up race packet.
Online registration will remain open through race morning!
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
6:00 AM – Same-day Registration and Packet Pick-up
7:00 AM – Elise Cerami Memorial Scholarship Recognition
7:00 AM – Online Registration Closes
7:10 AM – Invocation and Anthem
7:15 AM – Camp Gladiator Warm-up
7:30 AM – Combine start for both the 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run with socially distant corral starts.
Corral starts will be released every 1-2 minutes
8:30 AM – Race Awards
Note: As a reminder if a participant is not feeling well, they should stay home to keep everyone safe. We can move any in-person registration to a virtual participation at any time.
Inclement Weather Plan could result in a 1 hour delay with combined starts. Delays and venu changes will be communicated via www.Swim4Elise.com and Swim4Elise Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
FINISHERS--There will be finisher medals for every IN-PERSON participant!
TEAMS--Plaques will be awarded to the 3 teams with the most registered participants! The team deadline is July 20!
INDIVIDUALS--Awards in the 5K will be given to the following:
Overall Male and Female
1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female by age groups:
0-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-17, 18-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 and over
PACKET PICK-UP INSTRUCTIONS
Register online through 5 PM on Friday, August 7 and pick up race packet early.
PACKET PICK UP LOCATION AND TIMES
GRAPEVINE--Friday, August 7 from 12 noon to 5:30 PM
Foot and Ankle Associates of North Texas
2421 Ira E Woods Ave #100, Grapevine, TX 76051