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Join Us for the 2nd Annual DK Movement Cares 5K Run/Walk!
Get ready to lace up your sneakers for the 2nd Annual DK Movement Cares 5K Run/Walk! Join us on August 24, 2024, for a day of fitness, fun, and philanthropy. This event isn’t just about crossing the finish line—it’s a powerful way to support the Bristol Special Olympics, helping fund their sporting and social activities for the year. Enjoy a certified course, enthusiastic crowd, and the thrill of making a difference. Plus, with media coverage from Channel 3 Eyewitness News and AMP Radio, this race promises to be a highlight of the community calendar. Sign up today to run, walk, and cheer for a great cause!

Event Details:

Date: August 24, 2024
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM (Registration and Check-in), 9:00 AM (Race Start)
Venue: The Bridge Community Church, 43 School Street, Bristol, CT.

Sponsor and Vendor setup at 6:00am

Run for a Cause, Earn Generous Cash Prizes!

Overall Male and Female Winners:

1st Place: $300 & Medal
2nd Place: $150 & Medal
3rd Place: $75 & Medal

Registration Includes:

Participation medal, first 200 registrants will receive an upgraded t-shirt and special swag bag.

Registration Fee Runners: $30 + runsignup fee
Registration Fee Fitness Walkers: $25 + runsignup fee

Group Categories and Prizes:

We're introducing the new category of Running Club vs. Running Club, alongside our traditional categories: Team vs. Team, School vs. School, and Gym vs. Gym.

All group winners will be presented with a group trophy, with the winning school earning a perpetual trophy to be displayed and passed on to the subsequent year's victors.

In addition, a challenging hill competition: secure a top 15 finish to compete for the King and Queen of the Hill title, with winners taking home $100 and a plaque. Age-group medals also up for grabs.

Event Highlights:

New and improved USATF certified course.
Dedicated Kids' Zone area.
Musical entertainment to enhance the race atmosphere.
A range of food trucks offering a culinary treat for participants and spectators.
Free Kids Fun Run for children 9 and under at 8:15 AM. All participants get a free t-shirt.
Mid-course water station.
Awards ceremony post-race. To claim cash prizes, runners must be present.

Proceeds & Impact:

This year, our event is dedicated to exclusively support a key local non-profit: The Bristol Special Olympics.

Join the race and capture the essence of community spirit.

DK Movement Cares is a registered Non-profit 501(c)3 Public Charity (Tax ID # 92-273940). Champion the spirit of community with every step.

Make checks payable to:

DK Movement Cares

PO BOX 9066 Forestville CT 06011

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Let's Make An Impact Together

Last year, your extraordinary support during our inaugural event helped us raise an outstanding $11,000. This amount had a significant impact: The Bristol Special Olympics used their share to include all their athletes in bowling, welcome new members, and equip them with new uniforms. Additionally, the Agape House Homeless Outreach utilized their funds to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the homeless.

This year, as we focus solely on the Bristol Special Olympics, we've set an ambitious goal of $50,000 to fund an entire year of programs, aiming to significantly enhance the experiences and opportunities for these incredible athletes.

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Join Our Volunteer Team on August 24, 2024!

Be it guiding participants as a course marshal or cheering at the finish line, every hand counts in making the DK Movement Cares 5K a success. Your involvement makes all the difference. Step up; we're counting on you

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