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Ben's Run 2013

Ben's Gift, Inc.

Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)

Registration Information

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Event Details

Ben's Run: Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 8 am

Location:  Stonegate Elementary, 14811 Notley Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905

Website:  www.bensrun.org


Race Info:

Standard online registration ended on 4/13.  You can still do late online registration for $30/ticket until Thursday night, 4/18.  Once online registration is closed, you can register in person the night before the race at packet pickup or the morning of the race for $30 per ticket (5K and 1 Mile).

Kid-friendly, dog-friendly dogs on leashes are permitted on the 1 Mile course only for an additional $5. Please register yourself and your dog separately. Owners are responsible for their dogs at all times.

5K runners will have an electronic timing chip on their bibs. 1 Mile runners/walkers will be timed via an electronic clock at the start and finish.  All 5K and 1 Mile registered participants will receive a bib number and a Ben's Run 2013 t-shirt.  This year, participants can choose to add a performance running shirt for an additional $20.  Just add it to your shopping basket after you've finished registering each participant.  You can also add a Ben's Run magnet for an additional $5.


This year, in addition to running the race yourself, you can have friends, family, and coworkers join you in raising money for Ben's Run.  You can have people sponsor you individually, or join or form a team with neighbors, friends, a group from work, fellow students - whatever you want, and then raise money for Ben's Run through your team.  After you've finished registering yourself for Ben's Run, just click on over to www.bensrun.org/online-fundraising.html and find out all the details!

Packet pickup will be Friday, April 19, from 6 pm to 8 pm at Stonegate Elementary School and also on the morning of the race starting at 7 am.

Parking is limited. Please carpool or walk where possible. Small parking lots in Stonegate Park on Notley Road and Stonegate Swim Club at 220 Stonegate Drive. Street parking on side streets where available. Go to Ben's Run.org for directions and parking information.  PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON THE RACE ROUTES OR ON NOTLEY ROAD NEAR THE SCHOOL. 

If you would like to make a donation or become a sponsor of Ben's Run 2013, go to http://www.bensrun.org/donationssponsorships.html for all the details, including information about the beneficiary of Ben's Run, the oncology and bone marrow units in the Center of Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.



Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No, there are no age limits and you don't need to bring an ID to the event.  Just bring your ticket.  Prizes are awarded for the top 5K finisher in the following age categories:  5th Grade & Under; 6th-8th Grade; 9th-12th Grade; 18-34; 35-49; and 50 & Up.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking is extremely limited, so please carpool or walk where possible.  For directions and parking information, go to http://www.bensrun.org/directions.html.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email us at info@bensrun.org


Is my registration refundable or transferrable?

There are no refunds, but you can transfer your registration to someone else.  If you need to transfer your registration, please make sure that you sign into Eventbrite at least one week before the race and change the attendee information so that we have the right runner's name on race day!


Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can sign into Eventbrite to update your information until a week before the race.  After that time, please email us at info@bensrun.org.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

If you don't have your ticket, we can look up your name for you.  You can also use the free Eventbrite app to send your tickets to your iPhone or Android phone.


Have questions about Ben's Run 2013? Contact Ben's Gift, Inc.

When & Where

Stonegate Elementary School
14811 Notley Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905-5800

Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)

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