Benefitting Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama:
The 2017 Publix Charities Thin Mint Sprint 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run benefits Girl Scouting programs in southern Alabama. To learn more about GSSA, visit www.girlscoutssa.org.
The Publix Charities Thin Mint Sprint 5K Walk/Run and Health Expo will be held on the USA Campus at the SGA Pavilion on Saturday, January 7.
The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 9 AM and follow the certified "Swamp Loop" 5K course (AL08004JD). The Fun Run is approximately 3/4 of a mile and will begin at 9:05 AM.
Pre-register by mail (entries should be postmarked by December 30), in person at McCoy Outdoor, Run-N-Tri, or Fleet Feet in Mobile or Running Wild in Fairhope until noon on January 5, or online until 4 AM January 6.
The Sleep In option:
Available to anyone who wishes to support this event, receive a T-shirt, but not participate in the walk/run. Sleep In participants may pick up their shirts at the nearest Girl Scout office after the event.
Late Registration and Packet Pickup:
Race Day packet pickup and registration and check-in will occur at the SGA Pavilion from 8 AM - 8:50 AM.
Custom race awards for finishers in the following categories: Top male and female overall, top Masters, Grand Masters and walkers. Top three male and female in 15 age groups. The Girl Scout Troop with the most runners/walkers who affiliate with their troop at registration will receive an award.
Race participants will receive short-sleeved T-shirts. You must be pre-registered by December 30 to be guaranteed a shirt on race day.
Girl Scout Cookies:
Registered participants will enjoy free Thin Mints after the race!
Thin Mint Costume Contest:
Dress in your best Thin Mint costume to win our costume contest!
The Health Expo will be open from 8:30 AM until 10:30 AM. The Expo will offer refreshments, games, great giveaways, entertainment and a variety of vendors promoting health and wellness, massages, health tips, health screenings and presentations.