9th Annual “Opening Doors Dash” 5K Run & Walk
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
8 AM: Registration
8 to 10 AM: Kids activity area (lower level of Kehl Center) with bounce house and a variety of activities!
- *NEW* Licensed daycare professionals from Grand View Child Development Center will be managing our fun and safe children's area from 8 to 10 AM in the Kehl Center, so parents can safely drop off their children and participate in the 5K run or walk! Prudential and Clarke staff will also help to manage this area so it will be well staffed!
9 AM: 5K Race - officiated by MVRA, followed by 5K walk outside, or walk inside
10 AM: Awards Ceremony in the Kehl Center
Kids Fun Run Medals: 1st, 2nd, 3rd – 9 to 12 years, 6 to 8 years, 5 and under – boys & girls
5K Race Medals: 1st, 2nd, 3rd in six age categories – men & women's
10 to 11 AM: Optional Breakfast Buffet in Clarke Dining Hall - $10 for adults, $6 for kids 10and under.
Plan to make tracks to the 9th annual "Opening Doors Dash" 5K Run & Walk on Saturday April 5, 2014. At this family fun event, everyone from serious competitive runners, casual walkers and kids can enjoy the 5K route surrounding Clarke University.The 5K race is officiated by the Mississippi Valley Running Association (MVRA) and medals will be distributed to runners in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for all age categories. Get the kids involved in our 1/2 mile Kids Fun Run. Parents can choose to participate in the 5K run/walk, while your children enjoy our expanded children's activity area downstairs in the Kehl Center. Walkers can chose to walk on the inside track.
Many thanks to our site sponsor: Clarke University. Congratulations to our 2013 race winners: Marcus Murphy (15:53) – overall male runner, and Jessica Hruska (19:02) – overall female runner.
Click here for a listing of our 2013 race results.
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