Parx Casino & Racing Octoberfest 5k

New Fun Mile Walk added for 2013!
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Parx Racetrack
Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020
On-site registration opens at 8:00am.
Race starts at 10:00am.
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2013 Proceeds to benefit The Foundation for Breast & Prostate Health

This 5k is the number one run for Fans and Family to watch the runners from the comfort of  our picnic grove and on our dozens of TVs.  The race is also shown on two giant screen TVs on the front of the building and in the infield.                                   

Runners will travel the perimeter of the Casino & Racing grounds and then proceed onto the racetrack, home base to 2004 KY Derby Champion SMARTY JONES.   Power down the final 7/8th of a mile into a stretch race call by track announcer Keith Jones.  

Still photography will be posted on our website and Facebook. 

Post-race presentation of cash wagering voucher awards and trophies to first three finishers in each adult division.   Gift cards to first three finishers in kid’s divisions.    

First woman and first man to finish will be awarded $100 Wagering voucher each.
Adult Divisions 1st place: $50 vouchers
2nd place: $25 vouchers
3rd place:  $15 vouchers

Kids divisions
1st place:  $20 gift cards
2nd place: $15 gift cards
3rd place: $10 gift cards

13 & Under Male           13 & Under Female
14-20 Male   14-20 Female
21-29 Male   21-29 Female
30-39 Male   30-39 Female
40-49 Male    40-49 Female
50-59 Male    50-59 Female
60+ Male    60+ Female

Terrific goodies and extras are guaranteed to the first  500 registrants:
                                                                            • Coffee and refreshments during registration.                                                      • Hydration Station serving water on the course.                                                             • Post race refreshment table. 
• Picnic Grove open for spectators featuring in house TV coverage of the race.
• Racing themed Award ceremony in Winner’s Circle with special trophies.                                                                                                 
Entry fees:
$ 28 for adult
$ 23 20 yrs and under
(no additional fees for credit card)

PARX CASINO AND RACING EMPLOYEES:  Please contact to sign up. Do not sign up here at runtheday!   Thanks.  

NEW FOR 2013

Fun Mile Walk - Entrance fee $20.  Participation button for all walkers.  Starts at 9:30 am and makes a one mile walk around the main track.  

Fees will bump up on Thursday morning October 10th.  Register Early! 
For more information email Beth Coale or call 215-639-9000 ext 4215 .

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