Thursday, May 31, 2012

11th annual Subway Redlegs Run slated for this Saturday

Redlegs Run for Home 5K logo


Strap up your high-top sneakers, folks! Here's all the informationregarding this Saturday's Redlegs Run, courtesy of the Reds:

Register Now for the Subway® Redlegs Run
Saturday, June 2 – Great American Ball Park

CINCINNATI – Sign up now for the 11th annual Subway® Redlegs Run on Saturday, June 2, 2012. Runners, walkers and families have many options to participate:
• 5K: Chip-timed 3.1-mile course starts at Great American Ball Park, winds along the riverfront and finishes inside the ballpark near home plate.
• 10K: Chip-timed 6.2-mile course starts at Great American Ball Park, winds along the riverfront, crosses over the Ohio River on the Taylor Southgate Bridge into Newport and across the Purple People Bridge and finishes inside the ballpark near home plate.
• One Mile Family Run/Walk: 1-mile course starts at Great American Ball Park and finishes inside the ballpark near home plate. (not chip timed)
• Gapper’s Kids Fun Run: This course is along the warning track of the ballpark.

All participants receive a race t-shirt (technical shirt for 10K participants), post-race party and awards ceremony in the Fan Zone and one View Level ticket voucher for the June 7 (7:10pm) Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game.

Prices:
• 10K: $50
• 5K: $40
• One Mile Family Run: $25
• Gapper’s Kids Fun Run for kids 10 and under: $15

For more information visit reds.com/run.

An optional fundraising initiative has been added for 2012. Raise dollars for the Reds Community Fund and earn great incentives such as autographed Reds memorabilia, game tickets and unique experiences. Full details at reds.com/run.

Race start times:
• 8:00 am: Runners and walkers for 10K and 5K (round 1) — first 2,000 5K to register, all 10K participants and elite runners
• 8:10 am: Runners and walkers for 5K (round 2) — remainder of 5K runners/walkers
• 9:30 am: One Mile Family Run/Walk
• 10:15 am: Gapper’s Kids Fun Run

Packet pick-up and walk-up registration dates:
• Saturday, May 26: 10 am to 4 pm at Fleet Feet Sports — Corner of Kenwood and Cooper roads in Blue Ash (513-793-8383)
• Thursday, May 31: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Great American Ball Park — Outside the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum
• Friday, June 1: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Great American Ball Park — Outside the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum
• Saturday, June 2 (race morning): 6 a.m. at Great American Ball Park — Gate 3, Pete Rose Way

Recommended parking for the Redlegs Run:
• The Banks Garage: $1/ half hour; max. $8/day
• East Garage (east of US Bank Arena): $5
• Lots B & D (east of Paul Brown Stadium): $5
• Lot E (south of Paul Brown Stadium): $2.50

Race sponsors include Subway®, Cintas, United Healthcare, 700WLW, WCPO-TV Channel 9, Trophy Awards, Fleet Feet Sports, LaRosa’s, UDF, Coca-Cola, Vitamin Water, Queen City Sausage, Kroger Co., Nike and Castellini Group of Companies.

Over 4,300 runners and walkers participated in 2011 generating over $150,000 for the baseball-themed outreach programs of the Reds Community Fund.

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