It’s time to lace up your tennis shoes and get ready for the NEF 5K Run/Walk, which will be held April 21 at Farris Stadium, located on Loop 1604 near Bandera Road.
Pre-registration is available now through April 9 by going to www.nisd.net and clicking on Apple Eddie. Pre-registration fees are $15 per individual or $35 per family (up to 6 people). The prices go up to $20 and $40 for same-day registration. The registration packet can be picked up at the Partnerships Office on April 18 and 19 from 8 am to 5 pm, and from 8 am to noon on April 20.
New this year is the option to purchase shirts or bibs, which are not included in the registration fee this time. Technical shirts are $10/$15; chip timing race bibs are $3/$5; and cotton T-shirts are $5/$10. These items can be ordered during the registration process.
In addition, campuses can now compete for up to $1,250 in grants based on the number of registered participants for each school. For more information, go to http://learningspace.nisd.net/2012nef5k/. Click on “Campaign Links” to support your favorite runner or campus.
The day of the race, registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with the run/walk beginning at 8:30 a.m., and the awards program beginning at about 9:15 a.m. The Kids Fun Run begins at 8:15 a.m. with each participant receiving a plastic medal and medals for the fastest girl and boy.
Also happening on site is a Family Wellness Fair. Check out the NEF 5K Walk/Run informational video for details at http://info.nisd.net/video/videos/20435. The Partnerships Office is located at 6632 Bandera Road, Bldg A. For more information, call them at 397-8599.