ROOT BEER MILE - MAY 18
3RD ANNUAL ROOT BEER MILE
Benefiting the John Thomas Butler Scholarship Fun
Featuring - MISD MARATHON KIDS AWARDS CEREMONY
APPROXIMATELY 492 ROOT BEERS CONSUMED FOR 2018.
RUN ON JOHN.
1-2-3 Mile. Take One or Take All!
Are you constantly leaving people behind in gym class? Have you made a name for yourself in track or cross-country? Or do you just love running? Put your legs to the test in at our Rootbeer Run.
Are you constantly leaving people behind in gym class? Have you made a name for yourself in track or cross-country? Or do you just love running? Put your legs to the test - but with a twist. Our Root Beer Run comes with stations at each quarter for runners to get a 6 oz cup of root beer! (Don't worry if you have dietary restrictions. We'll have water too!)
Parents, you see the gleam in your child’s eye when they lace up their running shoes. Sign them up for our one, two, or three-mile event, and come enjoy their smiling faces after crossing the finish line. If you would like to join the fun and run yourself please register yourself! Located at the esteemed Midland College, our race benefits the John T. Butler Fund. All runners have a chance to race against their peers and earn a top prize.
The top male and female runner in each category earns a specialty run fitting at Midland Athletic Company, and a special prize goes to the top overall male and female competitor!
John Thomas Butler Memorial Scholarship Foundation is adding little fun to the race this year for graduating seniors or current college students who enter the race we will draw a random name and award them a $250.00 book scholarship that day. With your continued support, we are able to help seniors with their college education. The foundation has already awarded 10 scholarships this year to qualified seniors.
It’s an event you don’t want to miss. So come beat the heat and support a great cause at Midland College on May 18th.
Event details and schedule
3rd Annual Root Beer Run May 18th at Midland College Race Start time - 8:30 AM Marathon Kids Awards - 9:30 AM Race entrance fee is 25.00
Marathon kids optional fees
Timing Bib - 5.00
T-shirt - 15.00
Rules: At the start of the race each participant must drink and finish an entire root beer in order to continue their first lap around the track. Prior to starting the second .25 mile leg, each participant will be given a second root beer and they must also drink and finish this root beer before beginning their next .25 leg. This will repeat until a participant drinks their fourth and final root beer, and then completes their final leg around the college. (one mile total).
Benefiting: All proceeds of this race will be given to the John Thomas Butler scholarship fund to help support local high school students attending college. Local high school students are eligible for this academic scholarship when they attend a college or university.
Of course, there will be PLENTY of trash cans along the way.
Age divisions: -14, FRESHMAN (15), SOPHOMORE (16), JUNIOR (17), SENIOR (18), 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
Top three in each category will receive a placement medal
Prizes for overall male and female are TBD