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      Miles for Medicine 5K and Fun Run 2019 in Mobile

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      August 24, 2019

      Saturday   7:30 AM

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      Miles for Medicine 5K and Fun Run 2019

      The USA Lions Club Is Proud to Host the Miles for Medicine 5K & Fun Run 2019                   NOTE:  Registration with a guarantee of race T shirt size ends Saturday, 8/17/2019.                   NOTE:  Start bagging up your old EYEGLASSES and bring them to packet pick-up                           and race day registration and the Lions will recycle them. It's what we do. Time: Packet pick-up and late registration begins at 6:30 AM.  5K race will start at 7:30 AM.   Fun Run will start at approximately 8:30 AM.   Location:     Miles For Medicine 5K and Fun Run will take place in Langan Municipal Park - just a few blocks Northeast of the University of South Alabama campus.    Benefits: Proceeds from the Miles for Medicine event will benefit the sight and vision programs of the University Lions Club (   Eyeglasses Recycling: There will be an Eyeglasses Collection Basket at the Registration Table on race day. Please let the Lions recycle your outdated prescription glasses, reading glasses and sunglasses by going through your drawers, glove boxes etc. and bringing us all your old or unwanted spectacles. Loose or individual lenses are also recyclable. Bag them up, bring them to the race and we'll recycle the glasses and the bag, too.   Distance:     Certified 5K course (AL10001JD) takes runners/walkers around and through lovely Langan Park. Fun Run approximately ¾ mile.   Parking:     Free ample parking available in large parking lot near the Performing Arts Pavilion. Please - do not park on Fluornoy Drive or Max McGill Drive.     Registration:     Pre-register by mail (entries should be postmarked by August 17, 2019), walk-in registration at McCoy Outdoor, Run-N-Tri, or Fleet Feet in Mobile, or Running Wild in Fairhope until noon on August 22 or online until 4 AM on August 23.  Race day registration and packet pick-up will take place at the Performing Arts Pavilion from 6:30 – 7:15 AM.     Shirts:     Participants registered by August 17 will be guaranteed a tee shirt in the size requested on race day. After August 17, tee shirts can not be guaranteed.      Entry Fees:      Fees include race shirt (additional $2 for XXL shirts) and entry to post race party. Stay in bed participants get a shirt but do not run. No T-shirt option: subtract $3 from registration fees.   Awards: 5K: Top male and female Overall, Masters, Grandmasters, and Senior Grandmasters. Top three Male and female in age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.   Fun Run:  Finishers will receive ribbons     Post-Race Party Featuring Chick-fil-A Sandwiches:     Food, beverages, music and awards after the race in the Performing Arts Pavilion.

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