11th Annual BSHS Defender Classic 5K

Saturday, April 20, 2013,  8:30 a.m.
Bryan Station High School
201 Eastin Rd. Lexington, KY 40505

Race Results are posted at http://3wayracing.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=11

Photos coming soon!

The Bryan Station Defender Classic 5K Run/Walk is presented each year by the Bryan Station High School PTSA and several Bryan Station High School booster organizations. Booster groups for the Band, Boys and Girls Soccer, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, IT Academy/Newspaper, Music/Chorus/Tri-M, Bryan Station High School PTSA, Swimming, Tennis, and Track will make up the team that will produce the race in 2013.

Registration (5K and Fun Walk)
Registration process and fees are the same for both the 5K Run/Walk and Fun Walk events.

Early registration entry fee is $15 ($10 if under 18). $20 for all ages after Saturday, April 6, 2013. Each pre-registered participant will receive a commemorative race T-shirt and be eligible for prizes drawn after the race. Other merchandise such as souvenir glasses ($5) must be ordered by April 6th as well (see race entry form). T-shirt NOT guaranteed if registered after April 6th. All fees/charges are non-refundable.

Packet Pick Up
Race packets will be available Friday, April 19th at BSHS from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. and on race day from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. at BSHS in the Gym Corridor. Packets include your race number and race T-shirt. Other pre-ordered merchandise, such as race caps and souvenir glasses, may be picked up during these times as well. Please wear your race number on your front side on race day!

Not a runner or a walker, not a problem! You don’t have to participate in the race to support any or all of these BSHS groups with a We Are Bryan Station donation. Thanks in advance for your support!

5K Team Competitions
Five Team Challenge Divisions make up the 2013 5K Team Competitions. Teams will consist of at least three registered 5K participants. Team scores will be the sum of the finish order, within the division, of the first three team members. Low score wins! Awards are TBD at this time. Use the Race Entry Form to place yourself on a Team when you register for the 5K.

  • BSHS Alumni Team Challenge – for BSHS Alumni
  • BSHS Faculty/Staff Challenge – for BSHS Faculty and Staff
  • BSHS Parent Team Challenge – for current BSHS parents
  • BSHS Student Team Challenge – for current BSHS students
  • Open Team Challenge – for all comers

FCPS Bluegrass Trifecta
Registered finishers of all three Fayette County Public School 5K races below will receive a “Trifecta T-shirt”.

Also, finishers of all three races that are age 18 & over will be entered in a $300 cash drawing. Cash prizes include 1-Win: $150, 1-Place: $100, and 1-Show: $50. To be eligible for a shirt and prizes, please indicate “Trifecta: Yes” on race entry form when you register for each race. “Trifecta T-shirts”will be available for pick up, and the cash drawing will be held, at the conclusion of the Sharks on the Run 5K.

Sponsorship
This event is made possible by the generous donations of our sponsors. Our race sponsorship campaign has already begun and concludes on March 15, 2013. The sponsorship levels for the 5K range from $3000 down to $50.  For more information on becoming a race sponsor, please review our 2013-Sponsorship-Fact-Sheet . Please thank our generous sponsors of the 2013 race (listed on the side) in person when you do business with them.

5K Awards & Prizes
Awards (15oz beverage glasses) will be given to overall and age group winners in the 5K Run/Walk event. See the 2013 Defender 5K Entry Form for age group award divisions. Door prize drawings using race numbers will be held at the 5K award ceremony after the race. 5K and Fun Walk participants are eligible for door prizes. The 5K award ceremony will be held in the school cafeteria and begin as soon as possible after the last participant finishes the race (hopefully around 9:30). Please enjoy the pancake breakfast while attending the 5K award ceremony. If available, souvenir award glasses may be purchased after the 5K award ceremony for $5 each.

Race Week Events
You are also invited to the following companion events at BSHS

* Friday, Apr 19, during school- time TBA, Defender Health & Fitness Expo

* Sat, Apr 20, 7-11am, Defender Health & Fit. Expo

* Sat, Apr 20, 9-11am, Pancake Breakfast

Defender Health & Fitness Expo
Please join us at the 4th Annual Defender Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, April 19th during school and Saturday, April 20th from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. The Expo is free and open to the public.

  • If your Health and/or Fitness related business would like to participate, please review and use the Vendor Information Sheet to register. There are no mandatory space rental fees.

Pancake Breakfast
The BSHS Band Boosters will host a pancake breakfast fund raiser in the school cafeteria after the race. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee, juice and milk. The breakfast is open to the public and the cost is $5.00 per person. Race participants may purchase tickets to the breakfast ($4.00 on or before April 6th, $5.00 after) using the 2012 Entry Form.

Fun Walk
The Fun Walk is a non-competitive event for those who prefer a shorter distance. The Fun Walk course is approximately 1.5 miles long and shares most of the first half of the 5K course. Fun Walkers will start right after the 5K Run/Walk and finish near the entrance of the BSHS bus parking lot at the rear of the school building. The Fun Walk will start as soon as the last 5K participant passes this point. Fun Walkers will follow the 5K participants and return to the same location for their Finish. Fun Walkers age 9 & under will receive a finisher’s prize of TBD.

Questions
General – Kate Wood – bryanstationhighptsa@hotmail.com; 396-2638

The Old Defender 5K page is currently hosted at:  http://defenderclassic5k.home.insightbb.com/

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