2012 5K 4 H20
Greensboro, North Carolina
Saturday, November 17, 2012 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
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About This Event
Date: Saturday, Nov. 17th. 2pm race start. Free Tot Trot for children 6 and under at 1:45pm.

Location for Start/Finish: 421 W. Smith St. Parking: Greensboro Grasshoppers Parking Lot off N. Edgeworth St. near the corner of N. Edgeworth & W. Smith St.

Cost: $25 thru Nov. 6. $35 Nov. 7-17. $55 per family. Includes: t-shirt (not guaranteed after Nov. 7), racing bib, chip timing & prizes for top runners. INDIVIDUAL. FAMILY. TOT TROT.

Awards: Top 3 Male/Female; 19&under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60+.

Packet Pick-up: Friday, Nov. 16th: 7-9pm & Saturday, Nov. 17th: 1:00 – 1:45pm.

Route Description: The race will start near the corner of N. Edgeworth St. and W. Smith St. It will go south on Edgeworth, R on Bellemeade St., L on Prescott St., R on Guilford Ave., R on E. Lake Dr., L on Fairmont Ave., R on N. Aycock Ave., R on Lake Daniel Greenway, Continue on N. Mendenhall St., L on Prescott St., R on Bellemeade St., L on N. Edgeworth St. back to Start/Finish.

Description of the Cause: Water. It’s essential for life. It’s something we take for granted. But 1.1 billion people in the world at this moment don’t have access to safe water. Every day, women and children face the hardship of collecting water from long distances for their families. Once home, this dirty water endangers lives and prevents children from growing up into strong, healthy adults.

Christ Church Greensboro is sponsoring this 5K run on Saturday, November 17th to make a difference. We are teaming up with Compassion International and their “Water of Life” program. Compassion has developed a filtering system that can convert dirty water into safe, healthy drinking water free of harmful bacteria. Each system is able to purify enough water for a family – for life. Each filtering system costs only $55. To learn more about this life-saving program you can view this short video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVvZcPQTGpY (Youtube: “Water of Life” [4:43]).

The average distance children and women walk to obtain water in the developing world is about the same as a 5K. Our 5K event is designed to: (a) raise awareness of this present need & opportunity; and (b) raise funds to purchase water filters for as many families as possible.
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Race Waiver: I know that running a road race is potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trainer. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in this race, including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather including high heat and humidity, traffic, and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I myself and anyone for whom I am entitled to act, waive, release, and will hold harmless the City of Greensboro, the race organizer, On The Mark Sports, Scott Bassett, and all sponsors, and all the agents, employees, officers, directors and volunteers workings for those entities from all claims and liabilities of any kind arising out of or related to my participation in this race. I understand that event photographs in this race. I understand that event photographs will be taken on race day. I freely give my permission for use of any photographs and images taken during this event without further communication or compensation.
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