Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K - March 4

January 19, 2017 mpartain Blog

DSCN72695K Race, One-Mile Fun Run/Walk & Family Fun Day

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED!!!

 

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Come and support Jefferson State by running or walking in the Annual Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K Run & One-Mile Fun Run and Family Day!  The event will take place on Saturday, March 4th, at the Jefferson State Shelby-Hoover Campus and at Veteran’s Park.

Awards will be given to the top three male & female overall winners, with other awards for the top age group winners.  Special awards will be given to current Jefferson State students and to staff/faculty members!

Date: March 4, 2017, 8:00 AM
5K – $25 before February 27, 2017, $30 After/on Race Day
Walk – $15 before February 27, 2017, $20 After/on Race Day
Virtual Race/Sleep In 5K – $15 before February 27, 2017, $20 After/on Race Day

T-Shirts are Still Available!!!.

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Location: Veteran’s Park next to Jefferson State Community College Shelby-Hoover Campus, 4600 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242. Google Map Link

Packet pickup will take place Friday, March 3rd (8 a.m. to 12 a.m.) at the Shelby-Hoover Campus (Health Science Building – 1st floor lobby) and beginning at 6:45 a.m. on race day at Veteran’s Park.

Important Times: Saturday, March 4, 2017
6:45-7:30 a.m. – Race Registration and Packet Pickup
8:00 a.m. – 5K race
9:00 a.m. – One Mile Fun Run/Walk
9:30 a.m. – Award Ceremony & Door Prizes
10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon- FREE Family Day Events and Activities

FREE FAMILY DAY

This is a free event and will include fun for all ages including a giant Bouncy Slide, balloon art, glitter tattoos, the Amazing Race (which includes field day activities) as well as free food and drinks. 

To help us better plan, please register your family at https://form.jotform.com/70224573805151

SPONSORS

This event would not be possible without the support of our generous sponsors from the community.

Buffalo Rock/Pepsi
Pioneer Bookstore
Automatic Fire Systems
Shelby County Reporter
Governor’s Physical Fitness Commission
Samford University – Professional Studies
Bill Hereford
Dr. Jesse Lewis

Awards and SWAG BAG Donations – We are thrilled to have the following businesses and organizations who have generously donated prizes, gift cards, and so much more to make your participation in the event even better!  Please be sure to show your support!

Kill Cliff Workout Recovery Drinks
Pioneer Bookstore
Automatic Fire Systems
Governor’s Physical Fitness Commission
Samford University – Professional Studies
McDonald’s – Valleydale Road
Chic-Fil-A – Hwy 280 (Near Target)
5-Star Cleaners – Caldwell Mill Rd
Maximum Physical Therapy – Caldwell Mill Rd
Palm Beach Tan – Hwy 280
Fancy Fur Pet Grooming & Boutique
YB’s Daylight Doughnuts
Fresh Market – HWY 280

Interested in Sponsoring?  We have several opportunities available!  Click here for more information!

Questions?  Contact James Buxton at jgbuxton@jeffersonstate.edu!