2nd Annual 5K & Fun Run Against Bullying


Kids running in a 5K

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2nd Annual 5K Against Bullying Race Results

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Lafreniere Park
3000 Downs Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70003

8:00 am – 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk/Roll
8:30 am – 5 k

Dress up as your favorite Super Hero!

Early Pick Up Day – Thursday, September 29, 2016 – 7:30 am till 7 pm.  Friday, September 30, 2016 – 7:30 am till 4 pm.  Pick up your race bib, food tickets and t-shirt (if ordered by guaranteed date) before race day at Families Helping Families of Jefferson office, 201 Evans Road, Bldg. 1, Suite 100, Harahan, LA  70123.

Race Day registration will begin at 7:00 am.

Race Day check in will begin at 7:00 am.

 

You can participate alone, with a school team, work team or community team.  Get your friends together, dust off your capes and come out for some fun!

Awards for 5k:

  • Overall Male and Female Best Time
  • 1st and 2nd place in each age category
  • 1st and 2nd place in wheel chair category
  • Superhero against Bullying wristbands for everyone

Awards for 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk/Roll:

  • Superhero against Bullying wristbands for everyone.

Awards for School Race Teams:

  • Any school that has 50 paid registrations will receive a custom banner for their school to proudly display.  The banner will declare their school is a Superhero against Bullying.  Make sure team members add themselves to your team if they register on-line or if they register using the paper form.  Click here to learn more.
  • Individuals on your school team are also eligible for individual fundraising prizes.

Awards for Classrooms Wanting to Raise Money for Bullying Prevention but Doesn’t Want to Participate in the Race: 

  • Change for Change against Bullying – Classrooms can collect change for the month of October and the classroom that collects the highest dollar amount will win a Pizza Party.  Click here to learn more.

Awards for Work Teams:

  • Work teams  include any type of organized business where employees and their friends and family races together as a team.
  • All Work Teams will receive a Certificate of Participation.
  • Individuals on your work team are also eligible for individual fundraising prizes.
  • Work Teams that raise $5000 will be invited to a special party.
  • Work Team that raises the most money will receive an engraved award to display at your office declaring you Superheroes against Bullying.  Click here to learn more.

Awards for Community Teams:

  • A community team can literally be any group friends, neighbors, relatives or a more organized group like a Girl Scout or Boy Scout Troop, Church, Civic Group, Mom’s groups, dad’s groups, booster clubs, on-line groups, etc.
  • Individuals on your community team are also eligible for individual fundraising prizes.
  • Community teams that raise $2500 will be invited to a special party.
  • The Community Team that raises the most money will receive an engraved award declaring you Superheroes against Bullying.  Click here to learn more.

Awards for Top Fundraisers:

  • Individuals and Teams are encouraged to create a fundraising page for donations.  This is easily done on the Firstgiving website for the race.
  • There will be awards for the team that raises the most money.
  • The Individual that raises the most money will win a Mayan Auction Package from Adventure Quest Laser Tag worth $259.  It includes admission for 12 players, 3 Family Fun Attractions, Pizza, Unlimited Drink Refills, T-Shirt for Guest of Honor, Private Party Room, Party Plates, Cups, Napkins, and Utensils.  Expires on 10/1/17. Great birthday party or get together with friends.  Loved by kids and adults both!
  • Individuals incentive prizes are:
    • $50 – Gift Card to Experience (i.e. Laser tag, Sector 6, AMC Theater).
    • $150 – Family Pizza Night
    • $250 – 2 tickets to a Pelican Basketball Game
    • $500 – Electronic Tablet
    • $1000 – All of the above
  • You can continue to raise money through October 31, 2016. All money not raised on Firstgiving MUST be turned in no later that November 10, 2016 in order to be eligible for prizes.

Want to help raise money but not interested in the event?  No problem, you can click on register and at the bottom of the page it will say you register off line but want to create a fundraising page.

Time Sports System, Inc. has been contracted to coordinate and execute the actual race.

No Refunds after registration.

No Refunds due to bad weather and/or race cancellation due to bad weather.

AFTER PARTY – 

  • Live Music provided by Mia Kylie Band.
  • Free great local food for all participants with bibs, until it runs out.
  • Free Craft Beer for all adults over 21 with a bib, until it runs out.  (Must have an ID)
  • Sponsors and other vendors will be there sharing information.
  • Special guests and characters will be there.
  • Additional surprises!
  • Non racers can purchase food and drink tickets for only $1 per ticket.

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Support the 2nd annual Families Helping Families 5K and Fun Run Against Bullying

  • 160,000 U. S. students miss school every day due to bullying
  • 90% of 4th through 8th graders report being victims of bullying
  • 71% of all students report bullying as a problem at their school
  • Children with disabilities are bullied 3 – 4 times more often than others

Take action to help students, families, educators and communities address bullying prevention. Help raise awareness and raise funds by choosing your race sponsorship level now!

Time Sports System, Inc. has been contracted to coordinate and execute the actual race.

No refunds after registration.

No refunds in the event of bad weather.

Some pictures from last years race.

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