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2018 Trailblazer 5K/1 Mile Run for Literacy

DeSoto Trail Elementary School PTO

Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)

2018 Trailblazer 5K/1 Mile Run for Literacy

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Trailblazer 5K/1 Mile Run for Literacy • February 24, 2018

We are pleased to be part of Gulf Winds Track Club's Grand Prix series for 2018.

Online registration remains open through 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21.  After February 21, registrations can be turned in at packet pickup on Thursday or Friday, or before the race on Saturday.

This 5K race is on a USATF certified course.  The races are chip timed.  Join us for a great race!

The Trailblazer 5K and 1 Mile Run for Literacy celebrate reading and support our media center-- join in the fun by dressing as your favorite book character and you might win an award!  Come see why the Florida Department of Education named the Trailblazer 5K and 1 Mile one of ten statewide winners of its Family and Community Involvement Award in 2016!

RACE DAY SCHEDULE
7:30–8:15 a.m. • On-site registration
8:30 a.m. • 5K Run
9:30 a.m. • 1 Mile Run
Awards Ceremony after the 1 Mile Run (Overall and Age Group Winners plus Best Costumes)

ENTRY FEE
register by February 7 to guarantee availability and sizes of shirts; as of February 21 supplies are low-- no youth medium and just a few remain in the other sizes

Registration Before Race Day

$12 • 1 Mile Run ($8 without shirt)
$20 • 5K Run ($15 without shirt)
$65 • Full registration for families before race day (up to 6 family members; includes shirts while supplies last; register by February 7 to guarantee availability and sizes; use group registration if registering on Eventbrite; must register as individuals if registering on race day)

Registration on Race Day

$15 • 1 Mile Run ($10 without shirt)

$25 • 5K Run ($20 without shirt)

AWARDS

Best Costumes

Our Run for Literacy celebrates reading!  Dress as your favorite book character and you might win an award.  We will be awarding prizes to the Best Costumes (1st, 2nd & 3rd) for adults and for youth.

5K Awards

1st Place Overall Male and Female

1st Place Masters Male and Female

1st-3rd Place Male and Female in Age Categories: 6 & Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80+

1st-3rd Place Desoto Trail Teacher

One Mile Awards (Ages 11 & Under)

1st Place Boy and Girl

1st-3rd Place Boy and Girl in Age Groups 5 & Under, 6-7, 8-9, and 10-11

PACKET PICKUP and LATE REGISTRATION
Thursday, February 22, 7:45– 8:45 a.m. and Friday, February 23, 3–6 p.m.
DeSoto Trail Elementary School, Volunteer Hallway (enter through the office)
You can still register at packet pickup and at the race, but shirt availability and sizes become limited as we approach race day.

Online registration is available until 9:00 p.m. on February 21.  Registration also is available at packet pickup times and on race day.

COURSE MAPS
The USATF Certified 5K Course Map and 1 Mile course map can be found at www.runforliteracy.com

RACE DAY PARKING
The most convenient parking is at the Red Elephant shopping center across the street (Kerry Forest Parkway).  You can also park near Maple Street Biscuit Company (Four Oaks shopping center; corner of Kerry Forest and Shannon Lakes).  Please do not park on Tredington Park Drive, Velda Dairy or in the Tredington Park neighborhood so your car doesn't interfere with the races.

CONTACT US
Race Directors: Karena and Travis Miller
karena.travis@gmail.com

SPONSORS
A huge thank you to our sponsors. Without them, this race wouldn’t be possible—or as much fun!

  • Killearn Lakes Taekwondo 
  • Radey Law Firm, Travis Miller
  • Peak Performance Solutions
  • Harvard and Associates
  • Lucky Goat Coffee
  • Southern Home Consultants/The Oven Family
  • Superior Painting
  • Walker Landscaping
  • Ability 1 on 1 Training
Have questions about 2018 Trailblazer 5K/1 Mile Run for Literacy? Contact DeSoto Trail Elementary School PTO

When & Where


Desoto Trail Elementary School
5200 Tredington Park Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32309

Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)


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