Run For Adela - Beach 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 8:00 AM (EDT)
Sullivan's Island, SC
Thank you everyone for coming out to honor the memory of Adela Holmes Cook.
ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013 AT NOON. After that, pre-race registration can be completed at Packet Pickup (see below) or race day (see below).
New! "Official" after-party at Triangle Char & Bar in Mt. Pleasant (1440 Ben Sawyer Blvd) starting at 10:30am. Live music, drink and food specials. Party on party people.
The 4th annual RUN FOR ADELA Presented by Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. on Sullivans Island, Station 16. This family friendly 5K (3.1 miles) is the only race in Charleston that allows participants to enjoy the beaches of Sullivan's Island while running or walking. The race starts and finishes at Station 16. We had over 700 participants in last year’s race and hope to exceed that number this year. Come be a part of the fun!
Awards M/F: Top 3, first master, first grandmaster, up to 3 deep in each age group. Age Groups: 5K: 9 & Under, 10‐13, 14‐17, 18‐24, 25‐29, 30‐34, 35‐39, 40‐44, 45‐59, 50‐54, 55-59, 60‐69, 70+. Prizes include bicycles, weekend getaway at Wild Dunes Resort, and gift certificates from restaurants, spas and other businesses all over the Charleston area.
School Spirit Contest The school with the most registrants will receive a scholarship awarded after the race at the Awards Ceremony. If you are a student, please be sure to mark your registration form appropriately. One $1,000 cash award for elementary/middle school; One $1,500 cash award for high school/college. For more details, contact Dicksie Johnson.
One Mile Fun Run: The one-mile fun run is also held on the beach. It is open for ages 12 and under only. If you wish to compete in the fun run, please purchase the One Mile Fun Run ticket above to ensure correct timing. Those who register for the 5K are NOT eligible for the fun run as the events are held simultaneously.
Late Registration and Packet Pickup: Friday, April 12th, 10am-6pm @ On the Run, 920 Houston Northcutt, Mt. Pleasant, 29464 OR Saturday, April 13th, 6:30am-7:30am, Station 16 and Atlantic Ave, Sullivan's Island, 29482
Weather: Usually mild and ideal for running, temp 50-70°, humidity 45-60%.
Race Services: Fluids at S/F and at ½ way. Splits at key mile marks. Post-race food and refreshments provided for participants and awards ceremony to follow.
Please Note: No pets please. Carpooling encouraged. Parking and directions can be found on the confirmation page after registering. General inquiries can be sent to the Race Director by emailing Dicksie Johnson or calling (843) 442-1022.
Want to get involved? To help with corporate/foundation/individual sponsorships, contact Blair Johnson. To help us promote the event or for a copy of our press kit, contact Hollen Dodds. To volunteer the day of the race, contact Charles Cook.
Sponsors: Thank you to our presenting sponsor Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar and all of our other sponsors for your continued support. If your business is interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Blair Johnson for more information. Sponsorship levels include $250, $500, $1,000 and $2,500.
The Adela Holmes Cook Foundation has donated over $30,000 to Camp Happy Days and other needs in the Lowcountry since its inception in 2010. The Run for Adela is our way of honoring her by bringing family, friends and the community together to give back to worthy causes.
About Adela Adela Holmes Cook died from injuries sustained in a golf car accident on April 10, 2009 during a trip in the Bahamas. A natural beauty in every way, Adela adored her family and friends of all ages and cherished the lowcountry. She loved the outdoors and was an avid runner, who clocked many miles throughout the Charleston area while a student a Charleston Day School and later Bishop England. She treasured her days hanging out at the beach or on the boat. Adela was looking forward to joining her many friends at the college she had always dreamed of attending, The University of South Carolina.
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