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IRONKIDS Fun Run coming to town as part of IRONMAN weekend

 

July 16, 2013



Benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Stevens

The inaugural UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Lake Stevens Fun Run will take place Saturday, July 20 at 9 a.m. at North Cove Park located at 1812 Main Street for athletes between the ages of 3 and 15.

The one mile Fun Run adds an exciting and challenging event for the whole family during IRONMAN 70.3 weekend with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Stevens.

Young athletes will have the opportunity to run a portion of the IRONMAN 70.3 Run Course and will cross the same finish line as the IRONMAN athletes.

Registration and packet pick-up will be located at North Cove Park on race morning from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Please allow 10 to 15 minutes to completely register.

An IRONKIDS tent will be set up for on-site registrations.

All athletes must check-in at packet pick-up in order to receive their race materials. IRONKIDS staff as well as volunteers will be present to assist you throughout the process.

Cost of registration is $10. Financial assistance provided by Rainy Days Caffe is available by contacting karenmorea2000@yahoo.com.

Each participant will receive an IRONKIDS race bib, technical t-shirt, an IRONKIDS finisher medal, post-race refreshments and the pride of calling themselves an IRONKID.

The mission of IRONKIDS is to inspire and motivate youth through the sport to lead an active, positive, and healthy lifestyle.

They are also looking for volunteers to assist on the course race day, if anyone is interested please contact karenmorea2000@yahoo.com or http://www.ironmanlakestevens.com.

 

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