WHAT: The race serves as a major fundraising event for the Adams Area Fire District and honors the memory of a dedicated community member and service leader, Mr. Herb Kaufman. The 5K is held in conjunction with the Adams Township Community Day & serves as the kick-off to the day’s activities.
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 7 2013 9:00 AM (Race Time)
WHERE: Adams Township Community Park, Mars, PA
WHO: Competitive and amateur runners, joggers, walkers & families. Baby joggers are welcome. No skates or bicycles permitted and NO PETS.
3.1 Mile out-and-back course that starts and ends in Adams Twp. Community Park (Mars). Route consists of a few uphill and downhill grades and curves on scenic country roads.
$15.00 by August 18
$20.00 after August 18
Fees are non-refundable. All proceeds benefit the Adams Area Fire District.
6-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Top 3 Overall Males
Top 3 Overall Females
Medals given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each age group
The Kaufman Cup – fire departments are invited to compete as a team and battle it out with neighboring fire departments to stake claim to the Kaufman Cup!
The winning team will be presented with the special trophy during the post-race awards ceremony. Organizers developed the award in hopes of building camaraderie and healthy competition between local departments and to start an annual tradition that brings fellow firefighters together to have some fun while focusing on team-building, physical training and firefighter wellness.
T-SHIRTS: Early registrants (before August 18) will receive a race t-shirt and runner’s goody bag; late registrants, while supplies last.
PACKET PICK-UP: Pick up your race number and runner’s bag on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Adams Area Fire District – Station #2, 109 Irvine St. Mars, PA 16046, or at the registration tables at Adams Park on Race Day starting at 8:00 a.m.
AWARDS, FOOD AND DOOR PRIZES WILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW THE RACE IN THE PAVILION!