7th Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and Trick or Treat Walk
5k Run & 1 Mile Walk
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015
Location: Harford Community College in Bel Air, MD
Time: 5k Run @ 9:00 AM, Walk begins immediately after the 5k begins
Heather L. Hurd was killed in a traffic accident in 2008 by a distracted driver. This event honors the memory of the hundreds of victims who are tragically killed on Maryland roads each year and acknowledge the work of our fire, police, and ambulance personnel. The proceeds from this event will benefit the Harford Community College Remembrance Book Scholarship Fund for HCC students and help raise awareness of traffic accidents, their consequences and costs, and the measures that can be taken to prevent them.
5k & Walk:
$25 for general public prior to race day, $30 on race day
$15 for HCC students and employees (with valid ID) prior to race day
$15 for participants 18 & under with a registered runner or walker prior to race day
Children under 10 are free!
The event will be held rain or shine, and entry fees are non-refundable.
The USATF sanctioned 5k course will cover the grounds of Harford Community College on paved surfaces. Pets, roller skates, skateboards, and other wheeled devices are not allowed on the course for the 5k – strollers must start at the back of the field.
The top male and female in the following age groups will receive an award: 14 and under, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+
T-shirts to all participants (sizes and availability not guaranteed for those registering after October 12). Water will be available at the halfway point of the 5k course, and course marshals will direct racers at major turns. Post-race refreshments will also be available. After the race, participants have the opportunity to interact with various law enforcement and advocacy groups through activities such as the seat belt convincer, drunk driving goggles, and the distracted driving simulator.
Packet Pick Up:
Packets will be available for pick up on race day from 7 AM – 8:45 AM at the start/finish line. Additional packet pickup opportunities may be announced, so please check back for the most up-to-date information.