Start Time: 09:00am
Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K Run/Walk
Groton, CT: May 17th, 2014
The Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K Trail Run/Walk comes to Connecticut for the third year at Bluff Point State Park in Groton. Registration opens at 7:30am, and the race begins at 9am. The Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K welcomes runners and walkers (competitive and leisure) of all ages and anyone with a patriotic spirit who wants to show support for the troops and veterans who have served our country.
The goal of the Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K is to raise awareness and show support for the men and women in the United States Military, and raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. For more information about the Wounded Warrior Project, visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
We hope you’ll join us in making the Third Annual Connecticut Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K a huge success!
REGISTRATION: Athletes may pre-register for $30 to avoid delays during race day registration. Online registration is open through Thursday, May 09, 2014. The entry fee will increase to $35 on race day. Race day registration and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. REGISTRATION WILL END PROMPTLY AT 8:50 a.m. NO REFUNDS FOR EVENTS ENTERED AND NOT RUN.
PARKING IS LIMITED – PLEASE CARPOOL.
PACKET PICK-UP: Race packets with T-shirts and numbers will be provided at the Registration Table on Race Day.
RACE ROUTE: This is a trail run through Bluff Point State Park.
AWARDS: Everyone will receive a Finishers medal once they cross the finish line. Awards will be given to top three male & female overall finishers, keep in mind this is more to raise funds and awareness for those that have paid the near ultimate sacrifice for this country over winning an award.
DONATIONS: Race participants are encouraged, but not required, to collect additional funds for the Wounded Warrior Project by requesting donations from family, friends and co-workers. Donate online, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for sample donation letters and forms.
Top fundraisers can earn Spartyka swag as a reward for their efforts! $250 earns a Spartyka water bottle… $500 earns a Spartyka cinch bag… $750 earns a Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K sweatshirt… $1000 earns a Spartyka fleece blanket!
HONOR AND REMEMBER FLAG PRESENTATION: The Connecticut Chapter of Honor and Remember will present a personalized Honor and Remember Flag to a family that has had to pay the ultimate sacrifice for this country.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For more information about opportunities to become a sponsor, participant or volunteer please contact Jimi Partyka, Race Director at email@example.com or at 757.515.6538