About This Event
The 9th Annual Spring Zing 5K will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2011. On that morning, registration opens at 8:00 a.m., the 1 Mile Walk begins at 9:00 a.m., and the 5K begins at 9:30 a.m. The Spring Zing supports local and global charities! This year we are raising money for Interfaith Ambler, Shady Grove Ethiopia and Shady Grove Elementary in Ambler, PA.
5K race begins and ends at Shady Grove Elementary School on Skippack Pike in Ambler. Course travels scenic, rolling roads in Whitpain Township neighborhood.
1-Mile Walk takes place on school grounds. In case of severe weather, walk will be moved inside the school.
Award to the overall first male/female runner. Awards to the top 3 male/female runners in the following age categories:
* 10 and under * 11-14
* 15-19 * 20-29
* 30-39 * 40-49
* 50-59 * 60 and over.
A special award to the overall male/female Shady Grove student, parent, faculty and alumni.
A morning of fun surrounds the race. We'll have a live band, DJ, face painting and more for the kids. We'll have a pasta station and other refreshments. Cool t-shirts and race bags will be given to all run and walk participants. A great time for everyone!
Waiver and Release
I acknowledge that running/walking is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and comes with the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. I HEREBY ASSUME THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN RUNNING/WALKING EVENTS. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation of this event, and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person. I also know that, although police protection will be provided, there will be traffic on the course route. I ASSUME THE RISK of running/walking in traffic. I ALSO ASSUME ANY AND ALL OTHER RISKS WITH RUNNING/WALKING THIS EVENT, including but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, including cold/heat and/or humidity, and the conditions of the roads, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. In consideration for allowing me to participate in this event, I hereby take the following action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin and successors, and I waive, release, and discharge from any and all claims or liabilities for death, personal injury, property damage or damages of any kind that arise out of or related to my participation in, or my traveling to and from Shady Grove’s “Spring Zing 5k race and 1-mile walk“, THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR ENTITIES: Wissahickon School District, Whitpain Township and their respective directors and officers, agents, servants and employees, and all event sponsors, race directors, event producers, volunteers, and I AGREE NOT TO SUE any of the persons or entities mentioned above for any of the claims or liabilities I have waived, released, and discharged. The undersigned further grants full permission to the parties listed above and/or agents authorized by them, to use any photographs, video tapes, motion pictures, recordings or other record of this event for any purpose. Applications for minors will be accepted only with a parent’s signature.