Parx Casino & Racing 3rd Annual Octoberfest 5k & Fun Mile
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020
On-site registration opens at 8:00am.
Race starts at 10:00am.
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Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Parx Casino & Racing 5k & Fun Mile Walk. This 5k is the number one run for Fans and Family to watch the runners LIVE from the comfort of our picnic grove 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 7/8s of a mile into a stretch call by track announcer Keith Jones. Still photography will be posted to our website and our Facebook page. Post race presentation of cash wagering vouchers (for those 20 and older) and gift certificates for the kids divisions will take place in the Winners' Circle. Goody bag and shirt to the first 500 participants is guaranteed. First woman and First man to finish will win a $100 wagering voucher. 5K Adult divisions $50/$25/$15 for 1-2-3 and 5K Kids $20/$15/$10 gift cards for 1-2-3. Male & Female divisions: 13& under; 14-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59 & 60+ Register now, 5k entry: $28.
At 9:30 The Fun Mile Walk begins with a 1 mile walk around the main track. Goody bag & shirt will be given to the walk participants. Entry fee: $23
Pre-race packet pickup on Friday October 10 from 3 to 6 pm or on the morning of the race.
Proceeds will benefit the Foundation for Breast & Prostate Health.