Bedford Lions Fitness Challenge
Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)
Welcome to the Fitness Challenge 2013!
Bedford Lions Club
and Kids’ Races
March 9th, 2013
Saturday, 8:00 am 5K Run & Walk
Children’s 200m, 400 m, 600m, 1600m to follow
Registration 6:30-7:45 am
The race has been absent a few years, but it’s back with renewed purpose. The Bedford Lion’s Club would like you to help us help Blessings in a Backpack, an organization dedicated to helping those in need. Better test scores, improved reading skills, positive behavior, improved health and increased attendance have all been attributed to the success of this program.
From north or south of Bedford: take the 29th Street exit (near Arby’s) and head east to the 4-way stop. Turn right on Washington Ave. School is on the right side of the street. From east: follow U.S. 50 west into town, go straight through 16th Street intersection. Travel to 32nd Street and turn right. School is at the end of the street. Race headquarters located in Englewood School
Age Group- M/F:0-14, 3/3; 15-19, 3/3; 20-24,3/3; 25-29, 3/3; 30-34,
3/3; 35-39, 3/3; 40-44, 3/3; 45-49, 3/3; 50-54, 3/3; 55-59, 3/3, 60-
64, 3/0; 65-69, 3/0; 70-up, 3/0
Trophies to overall male and female winners in 5K Run, plaques
to age group winners, and to winners of male and female walk.
Age Group– M/F: Pre-K (200m)-3/3; K-2 (400m)-3/3; 3-4 (600m);
Enclose $15 per entry along with a completed entry form and signed
waiver (parent must sign if entrant is under 18).
If sent after 4/4/2013 or for race day registration, the entry fees are
$20 per individual.
Make checks payable to: Lions Club
Dr. Jim I. Sowders
1615 O Street
Bedford, IN 47421
Phone: (812) 275-6155
Blessings in a Backpack
Blessings in a Backpack partners with
America to ensure impoverished elementary school children are fed on the
weekends throughout the school year.
There are other ways to help! $80 will pay for meals for one child
for the a whole year. Choose from the following options:
__ $80 to sponsor a child for a school year
__ $40 to sponsor a child for half a year
__ $20 to sponsor a child for 2 months
__$10 to sponsor a child for a month