Walk to End Lupus Now™ 5K Run

by / Friday, 17 January 2014 / Published in
September 27, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Fort Harrison State Park (Sycamore Shelter)
6000 North Post Road
Indianapolis, IN 46216
TJ Tryon

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Race Photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.551342885011254.1073741849.309354652543413

Website: http://bit.ly/2014lupus5k
Registration: http://bit.ly/2014lupusreg
fb: http://bit.ly/2014lupusfb

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now™ event in Indianapolis each year helps us take steps to raise money for lupus research and education programs while increasing awareness of lupus and rallying public support for those who suffer from it.

In 2014, in celebration for the 8th year of the walk, Heartland Endurance Sports has partnered with the Walk to End Lupus Now™ event to bring you a chip-timed, 5K competitive race as part of the event.  Bring the family for a great race and stay for the 8th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now™ at 11:00 am, with food and festivities afterwards!

Register early!  We are limiting the field on the 5k race this year to the first 1000 entries!  For best prices, register before March 1.

5K Course: http://bit.ly/lupus5kcourse

5K Course Map

This course is beautiful, but very hilly; you might want to throw some hill repeats into your training this summer!  Here’s a preview of the 5K course:

Race Day Schedule of Events:
7:30 am – 8:45 pm Race day registration and packet pick-up
8:30 am All volunteer meeting at finish line
9:15 am Mandatory pre-race meeting at finish line
9:15 am Invocation
9:15 am SSB
9:15 am Security meeting by camp building
9:15 am Timing system finalized
9:30 am Cannon Start
9:50 am First 5K finisher
11:00 am Last 5K finisher
10:30 am 5K Awards

Packet Pickup:   Due to the size of the event as well as other logistics, we will be hosting packet pickup race morning, from 7:00am-8:45am.  There will not be any packet pickup prior to race morning.

Race Day: We will be onsite by 8:00am for packet and chip pickup for the 5K and 2.5K races, as well as race day registration. To ensure we can start the race on time, please plan to be onsite at least an hour prior to race to pick up your timing chip. Please note, we will not be able to allow race-day registrations for the 5K and 2.5K races within 45 minutes of the race starting, or check-in for the 5K or 2.5K races within 30 minutes of the race start. Check-in for the races will be at the blue tent near the finish line.

Parking: You will receive an entry pass for the park at packet pickup.  If you do not pickup the pass at packet pickup, you may be required to pay entry into the park.  The park has plenty parking available, please follow signs for event parking.  Additionally, we will have people directing you where to park.

If you have any questions regarding the 5K or 2.5K races, please do not hesitate to email tj@coachtj.com if you have any questions, concerns, or are celebrating a special day with us.  Please see http://www.lupus.org/action/walk-to-end-lupus-now for contact information if you If you have any questions or would like to register for the Walk to End Lupus Now™ starting at 11:00am.

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