in the 1st Annual AmeriCorps 5K Fun Run/Walk
June 3, 2012
for Entrepreneurial Success (AES), a program sponsored by Council on
Services, located in
Piqua, Ohio, will
be hosting the 1st Annual AmeriCorps 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, June
in Piqua, Ohio.
opens at 8:00 a.m. with the actual 5K Run to begin at 9:00 a.m. on
June 23rd. The race is a simple 3.1 mile course which will begin at The
Backyard Bistro at 1876 Commerce Drive in Piqua and then head south to
Linear Park bike path. There will be a water station at the half-way
split timers at two points on the course, the run will end back at The
Bistro. Following the event, awards will be given for the top 3
overall: top 3 male and female finishers in each age group,12 &
13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, and 55 and over.
is $20 per person with a t-shirt included, or $13 without a t-shirt.
Participants registering after June 15th are not guaranteed a t-shirt,
Backyard Bistro will be serving a special fundraiser breakfast from
10:30 with $1.00 from every breakfast going to support AmeriCorps for
Entrepreneurial Success. The special breakfast will be pancakes, choice
sausage/bacon, home fries, two eggs and either orange juice or coffee
dine in or carry out. Come
your favorite runner on and have breakfast together.
AmeriCorps for Entrepreneurial Success program helps vulnerable area
learn job readiness skills, financial literacy, and the basics of
entrepreneurialism. Partnering with the nationally renowned Junior
curriculum and committed community volunteers, AES equips area youth
skills they need to become successful in the workforce. A major part of
is the coordination and development of a small, youth-run social
enterprise. The AES
members are hosting
the event in an effort to raise funds for this project.
register, visit www.speedy-feet.com and
click on the AES Miami County 5K Fun Run/Walk link, or pick up a
form at Kids Learning Place, 285 R.M. Davis Parkway in Piqua. For more
information or questions, e-mail Chad Hewitt at
call 937-418-6205 or 937-773-0773 extension 231.