Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Kern Economic Development Foundation 5k and 10k race - 05.14.11

Kern Economic Development Foundation’s Inaugural
“Kern County: Fit for Business”

KEDF helps Kern County businesses and communities reach their full economic potential through educational programs and vital research. 

The Park at Riverwalk

$30 fee includes t-shirt, race, continental breakfast and vendor expo with some of your favorite local businesses!

Registration:  6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
Race Times:  8:00 a.m.
Registration form to be posted soon…

Help create jobs in Kern County by sponsoring the
Inaugural FIT FOR BUSINESS! Race Weekend
May 13 and 14, 2011

Kern EDC’s sister organization, the Kern Economic Development Foundation (KEDF, a 501c3), is holding the 5k and 10k run/walk to raise money for job-creating research and education. 
Race Weekend consists of the following activities:
Friday, May 13
  • Guests will enjoy dinner with featured speaker Dane Rauschenberg, the extreme athlete who ran 52 marathons in 52 successive weeks
  • Author of the book See Dane Run: One Man, 52 Weekends, 52 Marathons  
  • Dane is a sought-after motivational speaker for race-related events and also for corporate and business events
  • Dane will be available to autograph books at the dinner
  • Bag pick-up for following-day racers will be available before the dinner
Saturday, May 14
  • Races begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Park at Riverwalk
  • Post-run continental breakfast and expo (sponsors are invited to have a booth at race expo)
  • Awards presentation for top-placing runners
  • Raffle drawing for a “Runaway to Getaway” vacation
  • Kern County businesses with the most employees running in the event will be recognized as winners of the Corporate Challenge