This annual event is a major fundraiser for the Adams Area Fire District (AAFD), serves as the kick-off to Adams Township Community Day and honors the memory of a dedicated community member and service leader - Mr. Herb Kaufman.
The Adams Area Fire District (AAFD) is 100% volunteer and provides fire suppression, medical "first response", vehicle and technical rescue, rural water movement, Truck Company, Engine Company, and operational hazardous material services to: Adams Township, Mars Borough, Valencia Borough and Seven Fields Borough. In addition, Mutual Aid is provided to the entire Southern Butler County and Northern Allegheny County area.
· Saturday, Sept. 7 2013 @ 9:00 AM (Race Time)
· Adams Township Community Park (698 Valencia Road, Mars, PA 16046)
· Competitive and amateur runners, joggers, walkers & families. Baby joggers are welcome
· No skates, bicycles or pets permitted
3.1 mile out-and-back course that starts and ends in Adams Twp. Community Park. Route consists of a few uphill/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 awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place finishers in each age-group.
THE KAUFMAN CUP:
Fire departments compete as a team and race against other departments to stake claim to the Kaufman Cup! The winning team is presented a special trophy during the awards ceremony.
The Kaufman Cup helps build camaraderie between neighboring departments and brings fellow first-responders together in the spirit of firefighter wellness and team-building.
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 goody-bag on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM at the Fire Station – 109 Irvine St. Mars, PA 16046, or at the registration tables at Adams Park on race day starting at 8:00 AM.
AWARDS, FOOD AND DOOR PRIZES WILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW THE RACE IN THE PAVILION!