We. All. Race.
Why We Need This Series
We've learned children race. They get their parents to race too! The I'mPossible Run Club participates in 5k and mile races around the county. In each of our last two events, we've had well over 100 runners from our club join. But the Age Group awards make the experience unfair and unrewarding for our youngest runners.
A 10 year old with a 23.50 5k did not win her age group of 15 and under. The 6 year old who ran a 8 minute mile didn't either. Traditional age groupings are tailored to adults not children.
At the same time, the I'mPossible Run Club is launching a scholarship fund as we begin to offer our program to Title 1 schools in Miami Dade County.
We put those two needs together and created our race series where children compete in fair age groups and 100% of proceeds go directly into our scholarship fund.
Your Registration Fee Covers:
2 race entries from select from partner races (5K Series)
Unlimited mile racing (1 Mile Series)
A celebratory t-shirt designed with all participant names
1st and 2nd place, female and male, awards for the following age groups:
4 & under, 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-20, 21-30, 31- 40, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71+
100% of proceeds applied towards the I'mPossible scholarship fund
Participating Races (5k)
The average price in Miami for a 5k is $25. Therefore our series pricing would not be so competitive without the support of the following participating 5k races.
**THESE ARE ALSO THE TARGET RACES FOR ALL RUN CLUB PARTICIPANTS FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2017**
Race fees for 2 of the following 3 races are included in the 5k pricing.
Participating Races (1 Mile)
The is a lack of timed mile races in Miami Dade County. Mitchell & West provides an officially timed mile on December 2nd, and race entry is included in the series registration fee.
We will provide monthly timed runs in September, October and November in addition to the December race. A schedule will be out shortly.
Registered participants in the Mile Series are able to participate in ALL monthly events, all you need to do is let us know you are coming!
There's more to come!
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