NEF 5K partners up, makes big move

Character of the NEF apple and Cornyval ear of corn with words NEF 5K Run Walk is May 5
March 26, 2018

There’s no place like the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) and Helotes! The NEF 5K Run/Walk has partnered with the City of Helotes and the Helotes Festival Association for a full day of fun for the community on Saturday, May 5, 2018. So get your red ruby kicks or cowboy boots ready because the Wizard of Oz is going country y’all, and making history!

What:          NEF 5K Run/Walk & Family Wellness Fair

When:         Saturday, May 5

Where:        O’Connor High School

Deadline:    April 13 (early registration deadline)

At the 5K, NISD staff, students, hundreds of families, and community advocates will come together to support NEF’s mission of generating more resources for the District. After the race, participants are invited to stay and play at the Helotes Cornyval Parade and Festival. Exclusive to 5K participants, the Cornyval Festival gates will open an hour early.   

Also, San Antonio will mark its 300th anniversary in 2018. NEF is honored to be a sanctioned San Antonio Tricentennial partner and to be part of this historic celebration that will showcase educational, artistic and entertaining events, including the 5K!

This year, prices for the event include the following options:

  • $25 – Individual (11 & up)
  • $60 – Group Family & Friends (Must be 4 members)
  • $25 –Sleepwalker (Sleep in, skip the race, but still support NEF)
  • $5 – Cornyval Festival Ticket (Children 12 & under  free)

In addition, children under 10 can participate in the FREE Kids Fun Run by registering on-site.

For more information and to sign up, please visit the online registration site. Contact the NISD Partnerships Office at 397-8599 for more information.