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Farm Bureau Holiday 5k/10k and Fun Run 2017

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
  • Location:
    • 600 S. Main St
    • Springfield, TN 37172
  • Fees:
    • 5K/10K FEES:
      $25 Jan 1 – Oct 15
      $30 Oct 16 – Nov 17
      $35 Race Day

      KIDS FUN RUN
      $10 for first child
      $5 for each additional child
  • Contact:
    • Diana Pelham
    • 615-382-9622
    • dpelham@ymcamidtn.org

Event Information

  • Date: November 18, 2017
  • Mayor Schneider's Christmas Costume Contest: 9:00 a.m.
  • Kids Fun Run Starts: 9:15 a.m.
  • 5K Starts: 9:30 a.m.
  • 10K Starts: 9:30 a.m.
  • Bradley's "Jingle" Walk: 9:45 a.m.
  • Santa "Paws" Costume Contest: 10:45 a.m.
  • Location: 600 S. Main Street Springfield, TN 37172

Health, Holidays, and Helping Others - what better way to start your holiday season! The Farm Bureau Holiday 5K and 10K winds through the beautiful streets of Springfield’s historic district. Our race kicks off the Christmas on the Square Festival and Parade, which attracts thousands of people from neighboring cities with crafts, food and music. Browse the town’s best Christmas décor and food booths, and finish your Holiday Kickoff with our Christmas Parade on the Square!

NEW THIS YEAR: Want to enjoy the 5k but rather slow down and enjoy? Then join Mayor Bradley for the "Jingle Walk"! Bring your family and get all the benefits of completing our 5k, and "Jingle" Walk it with the Mayor! 

Proceeds from all YMCA Race Series events benefit the YMCA of Middle Tennessee's Annual Giving Campaign. As a leading nonprofit committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y uses Annual Giving Campaign contributions to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve community health and well-being and support of people in need right in your own neighborhood. By participating in this race, you're making an enduring, lasting impact in your community by giving everyone, regardless of age, income or background, the opportunities they need to learn, grow and thrive.

Registration Notes

  • Online registration closes on Thursday, November 16 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable

Free Stuff

  • Special discounts for all participants at the Chamber's Christmas Festival
  • All pre-registered participants are guaranteed a Long-Sleeved Race Shirt!

Race Day Itinerary

  • Pre-Packet Pick-up:
  • Race Day Packet Pick-up and Walk-up Registration:
    • Location: 600 S. Main Street Springfield, TN 37172 (Crossroads Christian Bookstore; race site)
    • Date: Saturday, November 18 – 8 a.m.
  • Mayor Schneider's Christmas Costume Contest: 9:00 a.m.
  • Kids Fun Run Starts: 9:15 a.m.
  • 5K Starts: 9:30 a.m.
  • 10K Starts: 9:30 a.m.
  • Bradley's "Jingle" Walk: 9:45 a.m.
  • Santa "Paws" Costume Contest: 10:45 a.m
  • Awards: 11:00 a.m.
  • Christmas Festival: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m
  • Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade: 2 p.m.

Kids Fun Run

Presented by South Central Growers

  • Start Time: 9:30 a.m.
  • Ages: 10 and under
  • Fee: $10 for the first child, $5 after
  • Every pre-registered participant will receive a shirt
  • FREE picture with Santa at the Chamber Christmas Festival!

Costume Contests

  • Mayor Schneider's Christmas Costume Contest: Be the most festive and win a $50 gift card from our Mayor at the race!
  • Santa "Paws" Costume Contest: $5 to enter your pooch! Win a $50 gift card for your pooch with their best Christmas Costume! Prizes for top 3

Awards

  • Overall awards will be based on clock (gun) time. Age group awards will be based on chip time.
  • Overall: 3 male and female
  • Masters Overall: First place 40 and over male and female
  • Age Group: Top 3 place male and female in each age category: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over
  • Awards will follow after the 5K/10K race has been completed (Approximately 11:30 a.m.)

Team Challenge

  • A team consists of 5+ runners/walkers (You MUST enter team name on registration form when signing up.)
  • A team can be a church group, co-workers, friends or family group. No additional cost to register as a team.
  • Teams of 10 or more will receive $5 off the current registration price per team member. All registration forms with one check must be turned in together to the Robertson County Family YMCA in order to receive the discount. Discounts are NOT applied online.

The Route

  • The 5K and 10K begin at the same time. They begin at Courthouse Square and run throughout the historic district. The 5K “Conquers Crestview.” The 10K ventures down the Greenway and back up the “Garner Gorilla” to the historic district. Both end in front of Courthouse Square.
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