Red Poppy 5k Race Instructions

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Red Poppy 5K
San Gabriel Park, Georgetown, Texas
Sunday , April 14, 2019
8am

 

Welcome and thank you for supporting the Red Poppy 5K that will start at 8am at in San Gabriel Park, Georgetown, TX.  The majority of proceeds will be given to Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center.  The center provides a safe place to disclose child abuse, reduce the emotional trauma for children and their non-offending family members, and extend professional services that protect the integrity of an investigation.  To learn more visit www.WilcoCAC.org.  A portion of the proceeds will go to the Lighting of the Square activities in downtown Georgetown during the holidays.

 

Registration & Packet Pick-up – must be picked up by 5k start, t-shirts won’t be held after the race

Saturday, April 13, Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N Austin Ave, TX from 11am-6pm;

Sunday, April 14 at the race start, Live Oak Pavilion, San Gabriel Park, off E Morrow Rd, Georgetown, TX from 7:00am-7:45am

 

Shirt Guarantee Policy – sizes & shirt guaranteed if registered by April 3

Guaranteed shirt for entries received by 4/3.  Those that registered after 4/3 while supplies last.  This allows for more money to the charities and not into leftover shirts.  If you didn’t get a shirt, check back after you finish the Red Poppy 5k, any shirts not claimed will be given to those that didn’t receive a shirt.  We will not be holding shirts after race day pick-up.  Thank you for your understanding.

 

Race Day Parking – 2 parking locations on Lower Park Road (off of E. Morrow Rd).

San Gabriel Park Map

 

Race Bib & Timing

Race bibs should be worn on the front.  Chips are in the bib.

 

Red Poppy 5k Course

The Red Poppy 5k course is primarily on the paved hike/bike San Gabriel River trail (except the first and last 0.1).  It is an out and back course heading towards Rivery Park (location of the water stop), passed the park and the turnaround is just passed the Rivery Rd bridge.

 

Finish Line

Make sure your bib is visible on the FRONT of your shirt.  Also, please don’t cross the finish line more than once.

 

Awards – Shortly after the final 5k finisher

Presented to overall male and female finishers, overall masters male and female finishers, and the top three male and female finishers in the following age groups, 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and older.

 

Results

Posted at NoExcusesRunning.com.

 

Kids’ Fun Run – following the final finisher at approximately 9:15am – Race Day Registration only

There will be a Kids’ Fun Run that will be held after the final finisher.  The fun run is free but we suggest a $5 donation.  All kid finishers will receive a ribbon.

 

Sponsors

We would like to thank AdvoCare.

 

Other 2017 Georgetown Running Club Races

Vern’s No Frills 5k, every 3rd Saturday at 8am, Berry Springs Park & Preserve

Another Dam Mile, Lake Georgetown Dam, May 9, 2019 at 6:30pm

River Relays (2 person 5k relay), San Gabriel Park, July 21, 2019 at 8am

Georgetown Turkey Trot 5k, downtown Georgetown, November 28, 2019 at 8am

Race to Build 5k & 10k Trail Race, Southwest Regional Park, March 2020 at 8:30am

 

Thank you again for your support of this event.

 

Good luck,

Bill Schroeder

Race Director, Red Poppy 5k

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