8 Ways to Win at DuPagePads Run 4 Home
By participating and/or fundraising for DuPagePads Run 4 Home on Saturtday, September 17 at 8:00am in Wheaton, you are taking a step to end homelessness in DuPage County. Looking for more motivation to participate in this 5K and 10K Run, 5K walk? Check out these 8 ways to win at DuPagePads Run 4 Home:
Register by Friday, August 19th and be entered in a drawing to win four Chicago Cubs tickets to the game on September 20th. You will also save $5 on registration, so you won’t want to miss out on these perks: www.padsrun.org.
2. Youth Awards!
Youth can receive many benefits from fundraising for DuPagePads Run 4 Home. By educating youth that there are people just like them in the community who are without a place to call “home,” children can feel empathy and gratitude. Additionally by organizing a fundraiser, youth can develop leadership and money management skills. To culminate their fundraising efforts, the Run 4 Home is a fun and festive event with upbeat music and snacks.
New this year, the top three youth fundraisers (age 14 and younger) for DuPagePads Run 4 Home will be called on stage and receive special recognition. Contact Linda today (firstname.lastname@example.org) about setting up their own fundraising page which makes collecting online donations easy and secure.
Returning this year is the Ross K. MacNeill Award for the top three youth 14 and under finishers in the 5K and 10K. Winning runners will be called up on the stage and given awards. A passion for the homeless, learn more about Ross and his legacy here: http://www.r33m.org/
In addition to the youth fundraising awards, the top three individual and team fundraisers will also be recognized on stage. Just like the youth, fundraising pages can be quickly and easily created to make collecting donations from family and friends swift and secure. Contact Linda (email@example.com) to create your page.
4. Largest Group!
Gather your family, coworkers, friends, service group, congregation members or club to participate in the Run 4 Home. With a 5K and 10K run as well as a 5K walk, there is something for everyone. The largest group in attendance will be recognized on stage at the event. Make sure your team writes in the same name as they register.
5. King/Queen of the Hill!
Calling all sprinters! The first male and female to reach the top of the hill on Bridge St., half a mile from the start of the race, will be crowned King and Queen of the Hill at the award ceremony.
The top 3 overall male and female, 5K and 10K runners will receive awards on stage.
7. Top 3 Male and Female 5K & 10K runners in Your Age Category!
With numerous age categories, be sure to check in at the awards table after you finish to see if you just might be able to take home some hardware…and bragging rights. Age categories include: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.
8. 30 Door Prizes for DuPagePads 30 Years of Service!
After the race, be sure to check the Door Prize Board to see if you are one of the lucky 30 participants who will take home a door prize donated by generous community businesses including: Cantigny, Danada Square West, Egg’lectic Cafe, Elements Massage, H4 Personal Training, LA Tan, Naperville Running Company, Orange Theory, Platinum Car Wash, Smash Burger, Suki’s Salon and more!