2018 5K to Remember

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Please join FVHH in a walk to celebrate the memory of your loved one!  

 On Saturday, September 15th Fox Valley Hands of Hope will hold its annual 5k family fun run and walk.  Please join us that day in remembering your loved one and celebrating their life.  A 5K to Remember is a time when family and friends gather on a crisp fall morning and run or walk the beautiful Fox River loop in honor, or in memory, of a loved one.  This is a comfortable and beautiful 5k course, starting at the Peg Bond Center in downtown Batavia.

Reasons to walk…..

  • Walk with us to remember a loved one and celebrate their life
  • Walk with us to honor those faced with a life threatening illness
  • Walk with us to raise money for those who will seek our life-changing services in the future

There’s no time to waste! DEADLINE FOR LARGEST TEAM AND BIGGEST FUNDRAISING TEAM IS August 30 AT 10:00 AM. This year, we will be offering amazing INCENTIVE PRIZES for our top supporters including:

THE FIRST INDIVIDUAL TO RAISE $1,000 AND THE BIGGEST FUNDRAISING INDIVIDUAL (ALL FUNDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 9/17/18)
will both be awarded a Kindle!

THE BIGGEST FUNDRAISING TEAM
will receive a personalized signage featuring their team’s name, FVHH drawstring bags and acknowledgement
at the start of the race.

THE LARGEST TEAM
will receive personalized signage featuring their team’s name, wristbands customized with their team’s name,
and acknowledgement at the start of the race.

INDIVIDUALS THAT RAISE OVER $75
will receive FVHH drawstring bag.

A memory board is displayed at the event where walkers can post photos and mementos of their loved ones.

Proceeds of this event enable FVHH to achieve our mission of enhancing the quality of life and to provide hope for those experiencing grief or life-threatening illness, at no charge to our community.

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018

Register yourself, start a team and create your personal or team fundraising page.

LOCATION:
Peg Bond Center
151 Island Avenue
Batavia, IL

We will meet at the beautifully situated Peg Bond Center located in downtown Batavia along the Fox River. The route will start in downtown Batavia at the trail bridge and continue north to the Fabyan Parkway trail Bridge, looping back south to the finish line at the Peg Bond Center.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

8:30 AM – Registration Opens
9:45 AM – Announcements
10:00 AM – 5K Fun Run / Walk Step Off
11:30 AM – Festivities Conclude

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Early Bird Discount – July 18 to July 31, 2018
$5 Discount, Coupon Code: EARLYBIRD
Adult Walker / Runner: $20
Child (Ages 6 to 12): $10
Child Under 5: FREE

Advanced Registration – August 1 to September 12, 2018
Adult Walker / Runner: $25
Child (Ages 6 to 12): $15
Child Under 5: FREE

DAY OF REGISTRATION – September 15, 2018
Adult Walker / Runner: $35
Child (Ages 6 to 12): $25
Child Under 5: FREE

All registrants will receive a participant packet on event day that includes a FVHH Brandana, wristband and other great swag!

INDIVIDUALS THAT FUNDRAISE OVER $75 WILL ALSO RECEIVE A FVHH DRAWSTRING BAG.

Sponsorships Available: Click here for PDF

For more information, call Gayle Deja-Schultz, Director of Development at 630-232-2233 ext. 221.

5K to Remember is Sponsored By:

      Congratulations to:

THE FIRST INDIVIDUAL TO RAISE $1,000: JOE BARON

THE BIGGEST FUNDRAISING TEAM: TEAM BARON

THE LARGEST TEAM: TEAM KC