BucksFit 5K Run/1k Fun Run
Fitness and Healthy living for all ages.
A popular local run in Northampton's Municipal Park. Back for 2013 Elementary School Category! Northampton Parks and Recreation and the Healthy Kids program invites students, grades K - 6 , to participate in the Elementary School Bracket. Represent your school! Combined Times from the top finishers from each school will determine top honors and a donation to the physical education program of the winning school.
Join NTPR & the Running Community in support of the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon. For every registered BucksFit 5K Runner or walker that crosses the finish line, $ 2 per person will be donated to ONEFUNDBOSTON.ORG Come out and support!
NEW - Volunteer Opportunity available. Click the link below to register to volunteer for this event. You will be contacted at least a week prior to the event with details such as time to meet, event start and end time, and any specifics for that event. Thank you for offering your time and service to Northampton Township Parks and Recreation.
Date: April 28, 2013 Registration: 7:15am - Check -in will take place at the Playground Pavilion off of Hatboro Rd. - Rain or Shine
Start Time: 5K Run - 8:30AM
1K Fun Run - 9:00AM
LOCATION: Northampton Township Municipal Park
Race Fees: (* t- shirts,while supplies last)
Grades K - 6 $10.00 (Thru 4/13) $12.00* (4/13-4/28)
Ages 13 thru Adult $18.00 (Thru 4/13) $20.00* (4/13-4/28)
Awards and Light refreshments will follow the race.
For more information call 215-357-6800 ext. 249
Special Thanks to Sponsors:
Bucks Physical Therapy & BucksFit and Joe Saracino- State Farm Insurance
To download a Municipal Park Map CLICK HERE
5K RUN COURSE:
The run will start at the playground pavilion following the green loop towards the amphitheater and around the back of the park, horseshoe area, passing the playground to the yellow star. Then the course follows the black loop up towards the maintenance garage, along Hatboro Rd and back along the parking area to the star. The final mile will then take a left at the star and following the green loop in the opposite direction, passing the playground, horseshoe areas, butterfly garden and ending at the finish line just past the amphitheater.
Race Time Line
- 7:15 am Registration
- 8:30 am 5K Run starts
- 9:00 am 1K Fun Run begins
- 9:30 am Refreshments
- 10:00 am Award/Presentations
Award Age Divisions
5K Run awards will be presented to the overall man, woman & child, along with age group awards for the top three males and females in the following age categories:
Under 12 yrs.,12-15 yrs,16-20 yrs.,21-29 yrs, 30-39 yrs,40-49 yrs, 50-59 yrs, 60 yrs & up
Elementary School Division
- Northampton Parks & Recreation is partnering with Pennsylvania's Healthy Kids program to challenge local elementary school students to pursue the benefits of running and fitness.
- A special Elementary School 5K division category will combine the average times from the top 5 finishers from each school to determine top honors.
- The winning school will receive a trophy & a donation toward its’ physical education program
- When registering you must indicate what Elementary school you will be representing in the 5K Run