When? Saturday, February 12, 2005
Where? Town Center at Boca Raton---1-mile west of I-95 on Glades Road in Boca Raton. Kid's K will be held in mall parking lot.
How Far and What Time? 5K-certified (3.1 miles) run and walk begins at 7:30 AM. Kid's K (approx. ½ mile) begins at 8:30 AM.
How Much? $20.00 for 5K run and walk entrants on or before 2/1/05. $25.00 after 2/1/05. $5.00 for Kid's K. T-shirts guaranteed to all 5K participants. All entries are non-refundable. Race will be run Rain or Shine
Kid's K (.6 mile): This race is for those 12 and under and will begin at 8:30 AM at the start/finish area near TGI Friday's. Kid's will be divided into the following age categories: 4 and under (note they won't run the entire Kids K), 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12. Certificates will be given to all Kid's after crossing the finishing line!!!
Chip Timing: The Town Center Classic will use the AMB-IT timing and scoring system. You will be assigned a computer chip (along with your bib number) at registration with an ankle strap to wear during the race. Mats will be placed at the start and the finish so that your net time may be recorded as well. The time from the gun will still be your official finishing time. Your gun time will be used to determine your place in your age division for the age division awards. If you enter the race but then decide to not to participate, please do not take your assigned chip at registration. All chips MUST be returned to us once you cross the finish line. All those not returning the chip will be charged $75.00 as a replacement cost, so be sure to turn in your chip on race day. If you forget to return your chip on race day, please mail it back immediately in a protected envelope, hand-stamped at the Post Office. Mail to: 13007 NW 14th Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028.
Prizes ($5,000 cash plus more): Cash awards to be given to the top 5 (male and female) finishers overall ($1000, $500, $300, $150 and $50) as well as the top 3 (male and female) finishers in the masters category ($300, $100 and $50). Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each of the age categories (12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+) for both male and female divisions. Age division awards will be based on gun time.
Registration, Number, Shirt: Friday, February 11th inside TOWN CENTER from noon until 9:00 PM. Saturday, February 12th at the race from 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM. Kids K registration is available on race day from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM.
Chip Pick-up: Saturday, February 12th at the race from 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM.
Directions to Town Center:
Additional Highlights: Water stations along the course as well as light refreshments after the race including bagels, juice and water. Awards ceremony following the race.
Health & Fitness Expo: Friday, February 11 through Sunday, February 13th during regular mall hours.
Jr League Of Boca Raton Donation: A portion of the proceeds will go to the JR League of Boca Raton reaching out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism. Projects include Families united Now, Children's Place South, In the Pines, New Pines and Youth Activity Center.
Race Hotels: The following hotels offer race discounts and are all conveniently located within 0.5 mile of the race start. Marriott 561.392.4600, Renaissance 561.368.5252 and Courtyard 561.241.7070.
Just For Entering: All 5K race entrants will receive an official Town Center Classic T-shirt. Kids K participants will receive a certificate of participation.
Volunteers: If you are interested in volunteering to help with
the race please contact Zoltan Polgar at (954) 862-1726 or Town
Center at Boca Raton Mall at (561) 368-6001.