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Distance: 1 Mile Children's Run

27th Annual KFRX Mayor’s Run
sponsored by Sandhill’s Publishing
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Lincoln, Nebraska
8:00 a.m.

Midwest America’s Largest Children’s Run
This year we support “Forever Angels”.

30 FREE BIKES WILL BE GIVEN AWAY AT THE KFRX MAYOR’S RUN 2014

This year the Lincoln Track Club, KFRX, and Sandhills Publishing team up to support “Forever Angels”. On May 3rd we will contribute $1.00 of each Mayor’s Run entry to this fine local charity.

SANDHILLS PUBLISHING COMPANY PRESENTS AN ART CONTEST TO CELEBRATE THE 27th ANNIVERSARY OF THE KFRX MAYOR’S RUN

Contestants will enter the contest by submitting their design for the 2014 Mayor’s Run T-Shirt.

1st Prize: The winner will receive a GIANT bicycle from Cycle Works and their art will appear on the 2014 Mayor’s Run T-shirts. A special award will be presented to the winner by the Mayor before the run.
Additional Prizes: Runner Up awards will be presented to four additional contestants before the start of the run.
Format: All art must be submitted on an 8-1/2″ by 11″ sheet of white paper. Computer generated pictures are welcome, but must be original and not contain any “cut and paste” art.
Eligibility: All children in 6th grade and under.
Theme: This year the KFRX Mayor’s Run is donating to “Forever Angels” and is promoting “Healthy Heart, Happy Feet”.

Preference will be given to any art that emphasizes the theme, “Healthy Heart, Happy Feet”.

T-shirt art from the first 26 years of the Mayor’s Run can be viewed HERE

Entries must be received by March 24th at:

KFRX T-SHIRT CONTEST, 3800 Cornhusker Highway, Lincoln, NE 68504

All entries must contain: Name – Age – School – Grade – Address – City – State – Zip – Phone

No purchase necessary. All entries become property of the KFRX Mayor’s Run. Entries will not be returned. Winners will be notified. Judging will be done by KFRX, Sandhills Publishing and the Lincoln Track Club.

CONGRATULATIONS TO LAST YEAR’S (2013) CHAMPIONS

School Percent
Large Schools Division  
Kooser 46%
Kahoa 24%
Fredstrom 23%
Maxey 19%
Medium Schools Division  
Prescott 35%
Pyrtle 34%
Zeman 23%
Sheridan 21%
Small Schools Division  
Lincoln Christian 51%
Cathedral 26%
Malcom 25%
Kloefkorn 24%

COURSE MAP

ELIGIBLE RUNNERS

Any 6th grader or younger child. No skaters or dogs allowed. Younger children may be accompanied by adults in heats 5 & 6. Parents, grandparents, older siblings, or an adult sponsor are welcome to enter on the family plan and accompany younger runners in heat 3, 4, 5, or 6 and receive a t-shirt. It is NOT necessary for adults to register to accompany a runner.

AWARDS

Following the run, many prizes, including 30 GIANT bicycles from Cycle Works, will be awarded on the north side of the Capitol. One bike will be given to the art contest winner. All runners will also receive many valuable coupons and each runner will receive a gift from Sandhill’s.

SCHOOL AWARDS

Schools will be divided into Division A (485 or more students), Division B (350 to 484 students), and Division C (349 students or less). Award plaques will be given in all 3 size divisions and award winners will be determined by the percentage of their student body that a school has enrolled. Every school of 100 or more that enrolls at least 10% of their student body will receive a plaque. Entries must be received by April 22nd to count in their school’s totals. Non-public schools who wish to compete in the contest for the first time must notify the race director by March 31st.

ENTRY FEE & FAMILY PLAN

1st family member is regular price. If submitted together additional family members from the same household are $8.00 each. Family plan entries must be entered by Fri. April 18. Each runner must enter online separately.

$12.00 if entered on or before Friday, April 18th.
$13.00 from April 19th to Tuesday, April 22nd at 8:00pm.
$8.00 entry (no t-shirt included) at the Cornhusker Hotel on Friday May 3, 4:00 until 6:00 pm.
No race day entries.

Online Entry Only until 8:00pm on Tuesday, April 22nd.

T-SHIRTS

T-shirts are awarded to every runner who enters by Tuesday, April 22nd at 8:00pm. Be sure to mark your size on the entry form. Sizes run small so order accordingly. See the t-shirt designs from the previous 26 years.

LATE REGISTRATION WITHOUT A T-SHIRT

Late Registration without a t-shirt may be obtained at the Cornhusker Hotel, Friday, May 2nd from 4:00pm until 6:00pm. THERE ARE NO RACE DAY ENTRIES!

RUN DATE AND TIME

May 3rd, 2014 8:00 a.m. Heats will be run at intervals of approximately 15 to 20 minutes.

1st Heat Boys Grade 5-6
2nd Heat Girls Grade 5-6
3rd Heat Boys Grade 3-4
4th Heat Girls Grade 3-4
5th Heat Boys 2nd & under
6th Heat Girls 2nd & under

Note: Any child may run with a heat of older children if they need to finish the run early. If you need to walk and plan to take over 12 minutes we encourage you to wait until after the first two heats.

Additional Note: No roller skates, skate boards or dogs allowed.

WEATHER

In case of bad weather, listen to KFOR AM at 1240-AM or call their # at 402-466-1234 for cancellation notification.

EARLY PACKET PICKUP

Friday May 2, 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Cornhusker Hotel, at 333 S. 13th Street and on the south side of the Capitol on Saturday morning before the run.

PACKET PICKUP AT SCHOOL

Many schools may have runners packets to pass out during pre-race week at their school. Check with your PE teacher to be sure.

PARKING

Limited parking is available in the parking lots south of the Capitol Building.

GOOD RUNNERS, BETTER PEOPLE

Good Runners, Better People seeks to help established runners to become better citizens and create a more welcoming running community. You are invited to donate your gently used running clothes and gear at all Lincoln Track Club races.

Your clothes will be redistributed to local middle and high school athletes and will help support a college scholarship fund for high school runners. To learn more about Good Runners, Better People, visit www.lrc-racing.com/good-runners-better-people

VIDEO OF THE MAYOR’S RUN

A video tape of all 6 heats of the Mayor’s Run can be viewed after the Mayor’s Run at the Cornhusker Hotel during the Marathon Expo at 333 S. 13th Street.

KIDS GRAND PRIX

The KFRX Mayor’s Run is the third and largest event in the Pepsi Kids’ Grand Prix. This noncompetitive Lincoln Track Club program is sponsored by Pepsi Bottling Company. If this is your third event of the season, wait to pick up your prize at the the 4th event.

Year Large Schools Medium Schools Small Schools
1988 NA KAHOA 150 NA
1989 HOLMES 129 KAHOA 117 NA
1990 HOLMES 109 KOHOA 189 NA
1991 PRESCOTT 141 KAHOA 185 MCPHEE 31
1992 HILL 167 KAHOA 214 NORWOOD PK 168
1993 HILL 200 KAHOA 252 RILEY 130
1994 HUMANN 289 KAHOA 255 RILEY 130
1995 HUMANN 258 KAHOA 252 NORWOOD PK 107
1996 HUMANN 135 KAHOA 293 SHERIDAN 150
1997 HUMANN 343 (43%) KAHOA 326 (72%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN 96 (34%)
1998 ROPER 244 (41%) KAHOA 297 (67%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN 134 (44%)
1999 HUMANN 339 (46%) KAHOA 322 (74%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN 151 (47%)
2000 HUMANN 221 (38%) KAHOA 284 (69%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN 140 (46%)
2001 HUMANN 330 (45%) KAHOA 295 (72%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN 157 (53%)
2002 HUMANN 311 (43%) KAHOA 291 (73%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN 87 (45%)
2003 HUMANN 344 (49%) KAHOA 286 (67%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN 158 (59%)
2004 MAXEY 303 (51%) KAHOA 247 (57%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN 165 (63%)
2005 MAXEY 347 (54%) EVERETT 132 (32%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN 189 (70%)
2006 KAHOA (47%) PYRTLE (53%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN (67%)
2007 HUMANN (39%) PYRTLE (52%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN (69%)
2008 MAXEY (38%) PYRTLE (47%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN (62%)
2009 HUMANN (31%) HILL (45%) LINCOLN CHRISTIAN (61%)
2010 HUMANN (33%) PYRTLE (46%) KOOSER (59%)
2011 FREDSTROM (29%) KOOSER (56%) Lincoln Christian (51%)
2012 KOOSER (54%) ZEMAN (31%) Lincoln Christian (45%)
2013 KOOSER (46%) PRESCOTT (35%) Lincoln Christian (51%)

Registration

Race Directors:

Linda Brown

Sponsored By:

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