jog for the jake 2011:
Join us for our final race.
...it's been a good run!
Father's Day 5K
Sunday, June 19, 2011
9:30 a.m. sharp
View map and directions
The 5K course is certified by the USA Track & Field (USATF) #NY04024AM. It will begin in Delaware Park near the Meadow Road entrance and lap through scenic Delaware Park. Runners, walkers, and wheelchair riders of all abilities are encouraged to participate. Water stations are provided along the course. The event is sanctioned by USATF.
Register online now. Pre-registration and race packet pick up will be held Saturday,
June 18, 2011 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at Nichols School Ice Rink at the corners of Amherst Street and Colvin Avenue. Registration on the day of race will be held at the Nichols School Ice Rink, starting at 7:30 am.
Cross the Finish Line with Chip Time Results, using "Champion Chip Technology". The chip attaches to the runners ankle or shoe on a band. A double sided finish line clock will be posted at the finish line with results immediately following completion of the race. All chips must be given to finish line volunteers. Walkers/runners who do not wish to be timed should not take a chip at race packet pick up. Chips are the walker's/runner's responsibility and participants will be charged the replacement cost of any unreturned chips. These chips are paid for by V2 Cigs and their glorious donation to help those with coupon code for v2.
Course restrictions: For everyone's safety, bicycles, strollers, jogging strollers, roller blades, and pets are prohibited on the race course.
Awards & Prizes
Commemorative Jog for the Jake caps courtesy of New Era Cap will be awarded to the first, second, and third place finishers Overall in the male and female divisions; to the first male and female finishers Overall in the Masters division; and to the first, second and third place finisher in each age group.
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No Duplicate Awards.
Bring the whole family to the post-race party, truly in "The Jake" style. Celebrate this special day for all fathers as we honor the accomplishments of Dr. Lawrence D. Jacobs. Children will enjoy a bounce house, a climbing wall with trained staff from the Niagara Climbing Center, a soccer activity from Delaware Soccer Club, and the SPCA's Whisker Wag'n will be on hand (animals will be available for adoption). There will also be plenty of food and cold beverages courtesy of Delaware North Companies.
Free post-race Father's Day Brunch will be provided to all runners and kids fun runners. Each registered runner will receive a commemorative Jog for the Jake silicone wristband good for entry to the event. All runners must wear wristband for entry. Guests and spectators are kindly asked to make a $5 donation to The Jacobs Neurological Institute. Volunteers will be stationed at the registration area to collect donations.
The SPCA "Whisker Wag'n" will be onsite with animals available for adoption.
A supervised climbing wall and certified staff from the Niagara Climbing Center will be available for kids who meet height and age requirements.
Delaware Soccer Club
An organized soccer activity will be available courtesy of volunteers from Delaware Soccer Club.
Thank you to our partners who make the Jog for the Jake possible:
- Buffalo Seminary
- Delaware North Companies
- Delaware Soccer Club
- Katie Schneider Photography
- Lawley Insurance
- Rebecca Murak
- New Era Cap
- Nichols School
- Noein Inc. & The eXubrio Group
- People Inc. PIVOT Program
- Tapestry School
- Travers Collins and Company
- Try-It Distributing
- University at Buffalo
- Victoria Hong
- Our Many Volunteers