Join the Walking Dead at Home of The Sparrow’s 1st Annual Zombie 5k Run/1 Mile Walk that will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake. Registration fee is $35.00 run starts at 8:30am; walk begins at 9:30am. Participants are encouraged to raise additional funds by creating their own personal fundraising page on the Home of the Sparrow website (www.HOSparrow.org). Through this page participants can send emails to friends, family, co-workers, post on Facebook, twitter and other social media websites that would encourage participation and fundraising. T-shirts will be given to the first 100 participants raising $150 or more – It’s easy and you can make a difference in the lives of homeless women and children. Sign up today and help Home of the Sparrow reach its goal of $20,000!
Walkers participating in the 1 mile walk will have the choice to walk through the “Zombie Zone” or the family friendly “Safe Zone” (no age requirement and strollers welcome). Runners ages 12 and up can “Run for their Life” through the scary Zombie Zone! Zombies will not be allowed to physically touch or chase at participant. Participants are encouraged to dress up as a Zombie or in a Halloween costume.
Following the run/walk participants are invited to attend the Monster Mash Party, which consists of: face painting, pumpkin painting and an award will be given to the best Zombie! Medals will also be awarded for the top three runners in each age category.
All proceeds will go directly to Home of the Sparrow’s Mission which is to: Provide Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers women and children as they journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency.
Thank you to our Sponsors! (As of 7/10/2013) Sage Products, Intren, Inc., Morgan Bronze Products, Inc., Alchemy Financial Group, Advocate Good Shepard, Neis Insurance Agency, Advantage Mechanical, Inc., Aaron’s, Home State Bank. More Sponsorship Opportunities Available!