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255 South

Route 3 South

Left on North Market

Left on East 1st St.

Please donate a pair

of used running shoes for our collection efforts.

We will be donating to the less fortunate.

   Thank you,

  The Waterloo Optimists

The Waterloo, IL Optimist Club 15th Annual

5K Competitive Run & 5K Fun Walk

Friend  The Waterloo of Youth

Serving the Community Since 1954

 

Date:  August 26, 2017       Place: Rogers Elementary School

Start Time:  8:00am                        200 N Rogers St

                                                          Waterloo, IL 62298

 

Divisions for Male & Female participants:

 

Age: 14 & Under 25-29 40-44 55-59 80-89 90 & Over
15-18 30-34 45-49 60-69   Heavy Weight 225 LBS +
19-24 35-39 50-54 70-79   Wheelchair

 

Entry INFO:
 
  • $20 registration if postmarked by August 18th
  • $25 registration if postmarked after August 18th 
  • Race T-shirts guaranteed for those postmarked by Aug 18th 
  • Register online at http://www.waterlooiloptimist.org/
  • Send Checks To: Waterloo Optimist Club, c/o Trevor Gahn, 1714 Ontario Drive, Waterloo, IL 62298.  
  • Make checks to: Waterloo Optimist Club
 
Race Director:  Trevor Gahn (618) 560-8657 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Assistant Race Director:  Brad Karn (618) 939-3970 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Race Day Registration:  6:45-7:30AM   (Packet pickup at check in/registration)
Proceeds:  All proceeds will benefit local youth programs
Refreshments:  Provided before and after the race
Bathroom and Changing Areas:  Available at Rogers Elementary School
5K Course:  City streets with rolling hills, out and back
Race will be held regardless of the weather, delayed start for dangerous weather
Awards Presentation and Attendance Prizes at the completion of the event
Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers, plus 1st overall finishers for men and women
 
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HOLD HARMLESS CLAUSE / WAIVER & RELEASE FROM LIABILTY

 

Please read this form carefully and be aware that in registering and participating in this event you will be waving all claims for injuries you might sustain arising from this event.  As a participant in the Waterloo Optimist Club 5K Run/Walk Race for Youth, I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risk of physical injury and I agree to assume the full risk of any injuries, including death, damages or loss which I may sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected and associated with such event.  I agree to waive and relinquish all claims I may have as a result of participating in the event against the Waterloo Optimist Club and its members.  I do hereby fully release and discharge the Waterloo Optimist Club and its members from any and all claims from injuries, including death, damage or loss, which I may accrue due to my participation in this event.  I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless and defend the Waterloo Optimist Club and its members from any and all claims resulting from injuries, including death, damages and losses sustained by me and arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with the activities of the event.

 
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