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Wings & Sneakers Airstrip 5K Run & Kids Jet Dash

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Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (MST)

Wings & Sneakers Airstrip 5K Run & Kids Jet Dash

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
The Runway Run Late Registration   more info Nov 4, 2016 $40.00 $3.19
Donation to Northwest Young Life   more info Nov 5, 2016 Enter donation ($)
Kids Jet Dash Registration   more info Nov 4, 2016 $15.00 $1.82

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Event Details

WELCOME TO "WINGS & SNEAKERS AIRSTRIP RUN" & "KIDS JET DASH" 

Come join us for a fun filled morning of running on a working real airstrip, plus games, music, awards, awesome finisher medals, cool aviator sunglasses & pilot winds for the kids and official race t-shirts for everyone who crosses the finish line.

 

EVENT DETAILS, GOODIES & BLING

 

EVENT DATE:  Saturday, November 5th, 2016

 

EVENT LOCATION:  Glendale Municipal Airport located at 6801 N Glen Harbor Blvd, Glendale AZ 85307

 

EVENT START TIMES:

  • 8:00am - Wings & Sneakers Airstrip 5K Run/Walk (3.1 Miles)
  • 9:00am - Kids Jet Dash (Approximately 1 Mile)
  • 9:00am – City of Glendale Airport Open House

 

REGISTRATION DATES & FEES: Register TODAY for lowest pricing, or you can register on the morning of the event (November 5th) from 6:00am-7:30am at the Glendale Municipal Airport located at 6801 N Glen Harbor Blvd, Glendale AZ 85307.  The earlier you register, the lower the fees!

  • 5K Early Bird Registration (June 1 – June 30, 2016) - $30
  • 5K Regular Registration (July 1 – September 30, 2016) – $35
  • 5K Late Registration (October 1 – November 4, 2016) – $40
  • 5K Day of Event Registration (November 5th) – $50
  • Kids Jet Dash (June 1 – November 4, 2016) – $15
  • Kids Jet Dash Day of Event Registration (November 5, 2016) – $25

 

PACKET PICKUP:  You must pickup event packet prior to the starting time (November 5h at 8:00am) in order to participate in the event.  Two dates to pickup your packet:

  • Friday (November 4, 2016), from 12:00pm-6:00pm at Tortoise & Hare Sports located at 17550 N 75th Avenue, Glendale AZ 85308.
  • Saturday (November 5, 2016), from 6:00am-7:30am at Glendale Municipal Airport located at 6801 N Glen Harbor Blvd, Glendale AZ 85307

 

PARKING:  Free Parking at the Glendale Municipal Airport and within easy walking distance to the start & finish line.

 

GOODIES & BLING: Wings & Sneakers Airstrip 5K Run/Walk & Kids Jet Dash Participants Will Receive the Following.

 

Wings & Sneakers 5K Participants Will Receive:

  • Beautiful Full Color Custom Running Bib
  • Specially designed airplane finisher medal with spinning propeller
  • Uniquely Created Airplane Race T-shirt
  • Fresh Fruit from Sprouts Farmers Market
  • Drawings for Free Running Shoes from Tortoise & Hare Sports
  • And of course . . . RUNNING ON THE AIRSTRIP!

 

Kids Jet Dash Participants Will Receive:

  • Beautiful Full Color Custom Running Bib
  • Specially designed finisher pilot wings medal
  • Really cool kids aviator sunglasses
  • Uniquely Created Airplane Race T-shirt
  • Fresh Fruit from Sprouts Farmers Market
  • Drawings for Free Running Shoes from Tortoise & Hare Sports
  • And of course . . . RUNNING ON THE AIRSTRIP!

 

AWARD PRESENTATION: Awards for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place finishers for the top Male & Female categories in both the 5K Run & Kids Jet Dash events, plus awards for the “Most Creative Airplane Costumes”

 

POST-RACE CELEBRATION: Vendor Expo, Children’s Games & Inflatables, Award Presentations, Live MC announcer, Professional Sports Teams Mascots, Free Fresh Fruit & photo opportunities with planes and much more begin at 9:00am at the Glendale Municipal Airport.

 

COURSE MAP:  Go to event website at http://wingsandsneakers.com for the 5K Course Map & Expo Village

 

CHARITY PARTNER: Northwest Valley Young Life

 

REFUNDS & TRANSFERS:  All registration entries are non-transferable and there are no refunds.

 

- - - - WINGS & SNEAKERS 5K RUN/WALK FAQ'S - - - -

 What is the day of the event and its location?

The Wings & Sneakers 5K Run/Walk is on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at the Glendale Municipal Airport located at 6801 N Glen Harbor Blvd, Glendale AZ 85307.

 

Is there free onsite parking available?

Yes, there is plenty of available FREE parking spaces for the event inside the airport area.  You will be actually driving beyond the security gates and unto the airport tarmac.  Normally only pre-authorized airport pilots and staff are allowed in this area, but on the day of this event it will be open to the general public.  

 

What is the Start Time?

The Wings & Sneakers 5K Run/Walk starts promptly at 8:00am on Saturday morning, November 5th, 2016.  The Kids Jet Dash starts at 9:00am on Saturday morning, November 5th, 2016.

 

What are the registration fees? 

Price ranges for the Wings & Sneakers 5K Run/Walk from $30 to $50 depending on how early you register, and the Kids Jet Dash range from $15 to $25 depending on how early you register as well. 

 

How do I know that I’m registered?

Once your registration has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite.com. This email will serve as your confirmation of registration.

 

What is included in the registration fee?

Each participant’s registration includes a custom finishers shirt, finishers medal, race bib, free goodie bag, Kids pilot wings & aviator sunglasses for the kids dash, and fresh bananas, apples & oranges from Sprouts Farms Marketplace.

 

Can I transfer my registration?

Transfers of registrations are not allowed. 

 

What is your refund policy?

The Wings & Sneakers 5K Run/Walk and the Kids Jet Dash has a no transfer or refund policy.  The event will go on rain or shine, hot or cold.  

 

Is there water & restrooms on the course?

Water stations are at the start/finish lines, along with porta-potties and restrooms located inside the airport terminal.

 

Is there medical aid provided?

Medical aid is available at the start and finish line area.

 

Is the race timed?

The Wings & Sneakers 5K Run/Walk and Kids Jet Dash is not a timed race.  This events are considered fun runs with the intention of bringing people together to celebrate health, fitness and a positive lifestyle. 

 

Will the race be canceled/postponed due to weather?

The Wings & Sneakers 5K Run/Walk & Kids Jet Dash will be held in rain, wind or shine, hot or cold. 

 

Is bag check available for the race?

There is no bag check available since the venue is in such a small location.  We encourage you to lock your belongings out of sight in your vehicle since parking is within easy walking distance to the starting & ending line.

 

Is the race walker friendly?

Yes, the Wings & Sneakers 5K Run/Walk & the Kids Jet Dash is walker friendly.  As a matter of fact, we encourage participants to invite all their walking friends & family to join them at this amazing event.

 

What are the t-shirt sizes?

Race shirts are available in sizes small to xxlarge for both children and adults.

 

When is packet pick up?

Packet pickup will be available on Friday (November 4th, 2016), and the day of the event (November 5th, 2016). 

Here are the packet pickup dates, time, & locations:

  • Friday (November 4th, 2016), from 12:00pm-6pm at Tortoise & Hare Sports located at 17550 N 75th Avenue, Suite 605, Glendale AZ 85308.    
  • Saturday (November 5th, 2016), from 6:30am-7:30am at the Glendale Municipal Airport located at 6801 N Glen Harbor Blvd, Glendale AZ 85307. 

 

Is there an age requirement?

Everyone is welcome to participate in Wings & Sneakers 5K Run/Walk!  Minors need parental supervision and approval to participate.  The Kids Jet Dash is designed for young children.  

 

Are strollers allowed?

Strollers will be allowed on race day. If you are bringing a stroller, we encourage you to run or walk in the back of all the participants. 

 

Are you allowed to wear a costume in the race?

Yes!  As a matter of fact we ENCOURAGE participants to wear a fun event costume in the spirit of a pilot, cabin crew, baggage handler, or other themed character.  However, if your costume is questionable or offensive to others, we reserve the right to either have you change into something more appropriate or remove you from the event.

 

Are dogs or pets allowed on the course?

Sorry, but dogs or pets are not allowed on the course / airport runway due to safety concerns.

 

May I run as a group?

Group registration is not available for this race, but feel free to bring as many friends & family to run together on the course!

 

Who does the race benefit?

A portion of the profits from Wings & Sneakers 5K Run/Walk will go to the Northwest Young Life non-profit organization as our Title Charity.  

 

Who do I contact if I have any other questions?

We'd love to hear from you!  Please email us at greg@ForeverYoungRun.com.

 

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Glendale Municipal Airport
6801 N Glen Harbor Blvd
Glendale, Arizona 85307

Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (MST)


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