"HUG AN ATHLETE" 5K
10TH ANNUAL HUG AN ATHLETE 5KSUNDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2023 - 1:00PM
THANKS TO ALL RUNNERS, DONORS, VOLUNTEERS and HUGGERS FOR MAKING OUR 9TH ANNUAL RUN A SUCCESS.
9/1/22 – 11/24/22 - Early Registration Rate: $20.00
11/25/22 – 2/5/23 - Tech Shirt/Swag Bag Guarantee: $25.00
2/6/23 – 2/25/23 - Shirt/Swag Bag if Left: $30.00
2/26/23 - Race Day Registration $35.00
BELVIDERE PARK DISTRICT SPECIAL RECREATION:
All net proceeds from the “Hug An Athlete” 5K will benefit the Belvidere Park District's Special Recreation Pirate athletes. The funds will be used towards new sports equipment, uniforms, scholarships for athletes in need, and it will help to grow the program to offer more Special Olympics sports.
The Belvidere Park District's Special Recreation “Pirates” athletes have the option to play in 10 different sports: Winter—Aquatics/Snowshoe, Spring—Athletics Track & Field/Bocce, Summer—Bowling /Golf/Softball/Tennis/Volleyball, and Fall—Basketball. Our programs have grown over the years and with your participation in the "Hug An Athlete" 5K we will be able to offer more to our great group of athletes.
This year, athletes will meet you at the finish line ready with hugs, fist bumps and high fives!