Thursday, August 30, 2012

August 31st - 13 weeks until the races!

I love the excitement that comes with these races!
We already have sponsors for the races.  It was very cool to see Auburn Bank be our first sponsor, thank you!  Dr. Sprayberry also has donated, he has been a wonderful sponsor of these races for many years.  We really appreciate his generosity, again thank you!  Dr. Massey is also sponsoring, again, this year, thank you!!

We also have our first registration for the 5K.  Thank you Tiffany!

As many of you know Big Dog has been a big supporter of our local running group.  Adam Pugh, the manager of the Auburn Big Dog Running store is putting together a couch to 5K. The couch to 5K (or C25K as Adam says) will start on October 2nd.  They will meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:00pm at the Jule Collins Smith Museum (901 South College Street  Auburn, AL 36830) on College St.  It will finish up with the Toys for Tots 5K!  Participants will get a free shirt and a chance to win a pair of shoes.  More information on this soon.

So if you are veteran runner and want to encourage your friends, family, co-workers, etc please help spread the word.  Adam is very patient (and single, as far as I know).  It will be a great way to get people running and an excellent way to meet new people. 

That is all I have for now.
Have a great weekend!

Sunday, August 12, 2012

1st posting

Welcome to the Aorta Toys for Tots race page.
The race will be December 1st, 2012.  There will be 3 races:

1 mile race
The entry fee for the 1 mile race is $10.00 plus a new toy.
5k and 10k .
The entry fee for these two races is $15 plus a new toy.

The race will begin in the parking lot of the Trinity Lutheran Church at 446 South Gay Street, Auburn, AL  36830.

All registered runners will receive a long sleeve t-shirt.  There will also be awards presented at the end of the races.

All toys and proceeds will be donated to the Toys for Tots Program and distributed by the City of Auburn Police Department to needy children in the area.