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About This Event
The Tombstone 5K Run/Walk includes a B-tag timed race through the beautiful historic cemetery of Mount Greenwood on 111th Street. An untimed 5K walk will also be offered. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Maeve McNicholas Memorial Foundation and Heart Connection Family Bereavement Program at Little Company of Mary Hospital in honor of Team Nate.
Participants are encouraged to run in costume. Female/Male overall winners and best costume will win a gift certificate to Running Excels!
Free parking is available along 111th street and area residential streets. No parking will be available inside the cemetery on race day.
Awards Ceremony and Post-race Party
TOP FEMALE and MALE RUNNERS receive a $50.00 gift certificate to Running Excels. Additionally, the top 3 male and female finishers in each age category receive medals. (9 & under, 10-14, 15-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over. BEST COSTUME wins a $50.00 gift certificate to Running Excels. Winner of Best Costume must be present in order to receive their award. MIDDLE OF THE PACK runner receives a $25.00 gift certificate. Stay after the race for refreshments and face-painting. Food is also be available for purchase courtesy of local vendors. DON’T FORGET TO VOTE FOR BEST COSTUME AFTER THE RACE.
Water is available at Mile 1, Mile 2 and at the finish of the race. Timing clocks are located at the start and finish.
For safety reasons, bikes, skates and pets are NOT allowed on the course. Jogging strollers are permitted. We ask that you position yourself behind the runners as to not interfere with the start of the race. Walkers are encouraged to start behind the runners.
All participants receive a unisex hooded sweatshirt.