4th Annual Block the Sun Run

Here you will find all details regarding the 4th annual Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation Block the Sun Run 5k.  Can’t find what you’re looking for below? Email us at events@andycaress.org.

Date & Location:
May 10, 2014 at Glendale Square at 5:30 PM

Cost:
$30 per person, Children under 12 free when you pre-register.
   Pre-registration ends on Tuesday May 6th at 6:00pm.
$40 per person if you register in person
   Friday May 9 between 12:00pm and 7:00pm,
   or Saturday May 10 between 2:00pm and 4:30pm
   at Bob Ronker’s Running Spot in Glendale.

Registration:
Pre-register at http://andycaress.org/register.  You can also register on Friday May 9 between 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. or the on day of the event between 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Bob Roncker’s Running Spot in Glendale.

What Do I Get With Registration?
Registration gives you admittance to the race, a bib, an Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation race t-shirt, and free admittance to the after party immediately following the event.

Packet Pickup:
You can pick up your packet at Bob Roncker’s in Glendale on Friday, May 9 between 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, May 10 between 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Interested in volunteering for the event?
We’re always looking for new volunteers to join the Sunscreen Squad! To find out more email us at volunteer@andycaress.org.

Where do the race proceeds go?
The Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation is dedicated to wiping melanoma off the face of the planet through education, early detection, and the support to find a cure.  All proceeds from this race will be used to directly support this mission.  Last year, as a result of the generosity and dedication of our supporters, we were able to donate $25,000 to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center that will be used for ground-breaking melanoma research.

Prizes:
Prizes will be awarded to the top 5 walkers (male and female combined), and the top three male AND top three female runners overall. Medals will be awarded to the top two male AND female runners from each of the following divisions:

9 and under
10-12
13-15
15-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
60+

Is this a Boston Qualifier?
No

Will there be walkers too?
Of Course!  Last year the race featured runners and walkers of all skill levels participating.

Where should I park the day of the event?
There is plenty of street and lot parking Around the Glendale square.

What’s the After Party?
It’s the food, beer, & music festival in the Glendale Villa Square to celebrate the success of the Block the Sun Run and our fight against melanoma!  Here’s what the night will entail:

6:30-9pmBeer, Food by J.T.M., Non-alcoholic beverages, Silent auction, Raffles,
 Cornhole tournament, Games of chance, Kids Games
7-9pmPerformances by local musicians
6:30pmFree 100yd dash run for kids – with prizes!