Christmas Tree 5K

www.safetyandhealthfoundation.org/christmastree
ArlingtonSouthLionsClub
Arlington South Lions Club

and
Safety And Health Foundation
invite you to
ACE
CHRISTMAS TREE 5K RUN / WALK
Sunday, December 3, 2017
11:00 AM
Glencarlyn Park, 4955 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA 22204
ChristmasTree
  • Thank you for joining us to celebrate the holiday season!
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  • Who we are:

  • Presented by Arlington South Lions Club
        Lions
  • Professionally managed by Safety And Health Foundation
        SHF
  • Benefits Old Dominion Eye Foundation
        ODEF
  • Entry fees:

  • Adults:
        $20.00 by November 15, $25.00 by November 30, $30 by December 2, $40 on December 3

  • Students up to age 12 & Active Duty Military
        $10.00 by November 15, $15.00 by November 30, $20 by December 2, $30 on December 3

  • Additional donations are welcome

  • Entry fee includes t-shirt (XS - S - M - L - XL - XXL)
        plus a $5.00 coupon towards purchase of a Christmas tree from Arlington South Lions Club
  • Sponsors:

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  • Sponsorships available for $1000, $500, $250, $100, $50, $25
  • We feature sponsors on this web page, and we send you a t-shirt

  • Arlington South Lions Club
        Arlington South Lions Club

  • ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute
        Ace

  • Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center of Northern Virginia
        LERC
  • Pacers Running Store, 3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington VA 22201 (703-248-6883)
        Pacers
  • Canine Companions for Independence®
        CCI
  • Cafe Sazon, 4704 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA 22204
        cafesazon
  • Sponsored by Teka Thomas, Vrypac LLC
        • Light, sleek backpack aligns with your center of gravity, freeing your body
        • First-place male and female in 5K and 10K win Vrypac backpacks
        VRYPAC
  • Awards:

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd male & female overall
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd male & female in 10-year age groups (12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over)
  • We will soon announce the awards, courtesy of our sponsors
  • Course:

  • USATF-certified course VA08041RT, run in reverse, from Columbia Pike to Bluemont Park and back
  • Out'n'back on historic Washington & Old Dominion Trail
  • Utterly flat & totally scenic
  • Run alongside a babbling brook
  • Pass Sparrow Swamp, home of dragonflies in summer and beavers in winter
  • See a colorful playground near a massive hill (you see it, but you don't have to run it)
  • Cross over a boardwalk bridge
  • Turn around near Bluemont Park, home to baseball diamonds, picnic shelters, soccer fields, and volleyball courts
  • Then come on back and high-five your friends!

  • Interactive course map
  • Packet pick-up times

  • Early packet pick-up late registration on Saturday, December 2, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM,
        at Pacers Running Store, 3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington VA 22201 (703-248-6883)
        • Free parking underground at Trader Joe's, 1200 North Garfield Street, Arlington VA 22201
            • 90 minutes free with any purchase
            • Store address: 1109 North Highland Street, Arlington VA 22201

  • Race-day packet pick-up and race-day registration on Sunday, December 3, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM,
        on-site at Glencarlyn Park, 4955 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA 22204
        • Free parking on-street and at nearby shopping plazas
  • Race-day schedule:

  •   9:00 AM -- On-site volunteer activities begin; Set-up
  • 10:15 AM -- Race-day packet pick-up and race-day registration open on-site
  • 10:15 AM -- Meet and play with Canine Companion® dogs (and one cat) to relax you, entertain you, and be loved by you -- first introduced at 2017 New York City Marathon
  • 10:50 AM -- Official welcome to the race by race manager Jay Jacob Wind and race director Emily Carnes
  • 10:52 AM -- Introduction of the officers of Arlington South Lions Club and Old Dominion Eye Foundation
  • 10:55 AM -- Presentation of the colors and National Anthem
  • 10:57 AM -- Course description and safety instructions
  • 10:59 AM -- Baby stroller and wheelchair start
  • 11:00 AM -- Run / walk start
  • 11:15 AM -- First finisher
  • 11:45 AM -- Last finisher (approximate)
  • 11:50 AM -- Presentation of awards
  • 12:00 noon -- Thank you and Happy Holidays to all
  • 12:30 PM -- Clean-up; On-site volunteer activities ends
  •   1:00 PM -- Christmas tree sales begin
  • Who you gonna call?

  • For more information about Arlington South Lions Club or to become a sponsor,
        please contact Emily Carnes (703-536-6939) or write to ecarnes@comcast.net

  • For more information about Safety And Health Foundation or to volunteer for the event,
        please contact Jay Jacob Wind (703-927-4833) or write to racedirector@att.net