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 May 14, 2005
Rhody 5K 2005
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Rhody 5K 2005


Fundraising History

�      Amount raised for our charitable partners in the past 4 years: $320,525

�        Tomorrow Fund $241,525

�        Lincoln Days Committee $79,000

�        Lincoln Greyhound Adoption Program uses the event to showcase their charity; they donate any proceeds they receive to the Tomorrow Fund

�      We raised $77,600 in 2004

2005 Event Overview

�      Sunday, June 5th (Rain or Shine)

�      Again, this is the 5K leg of the prestigious USA Track & Field New England Grand Prix Championship

�      Official Start Times:

�        Men�s 5K- 9:30 AM

�        Women�s 5K- 10:00 AM

�        Kid�s Race- 11:00 AM

�      Entry Fee: Pre-entry $18; $20 on Race Day; Kid�s race is FREE

�      Registration begins at 8 AM; The First 1,000 to register will receive an official Rhody 5K t-shirt

�      Total purse of $7,650 in various categories

�      After the race, participants and their families can enjoy an award winning FREE Bar-B-Que

�      Technical assistance for the road race is again provided by DMSE Inc., New England�s premier road race consultants.


The Tomorrow Fund

            An idependent, non-profit agency that provides financial and emotional support to the families of children stricken with cancer who are treated at the Tomorrow Fund Clinic located within Hasbro Children�s Hospital

Lincoln Days Committee

            A charitable endeavor that emphasizes town unity in Lincoln.

Lincoln Greyhound Adoption Program

            A non-profit organization dedicated to finding loving and responsible homes for retired greyhounds.  This program has been in operations since 1980, under the direction of June Bazar, with an adoption rate of 100%


Historical Facts

�      Last year (2004) the Rhody 5K drew a field of more than 1,000 athletes

�      Last year (2004) the Rhody 5K was named one of the Top 100 road races in the region by Runner  magazine


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