OCC 5K/10K Rescue Run/Walk to benefit the Hudson Valley SPCA
Grab your running shoes and head out to Orange County Choppers for the 5K/10K Rescue Run/Walk to benefit the Hudson Valley SPCA on Sunday, April 28, 2013. The race is set to start at 10:30 a.m. at OCC Headquarters located at 14 Crossroads Court, Newburgh, NY.
The Hudson Valley SPCA is the only no-kill animal shelter in the Newburgh, NY area. It does not receive funds from federal, state, or local municipalities. Nor is it funded by the national organization, ASPCA. Their work is solely subsidized by donations. The HVSPCA's dedicated team of volunteers helps to shelter, protect, and defend animals, while actively seeking out loving homes that will care for there animals for the rest of their lives.
Runners and walkers will race 3.1 to .2 miles through a moderately challenging course starting and ending at OCC grounds. Paul Teutul, Sr., founder of Orange County Choppers, will sound the gun off, rain or shine.
You can register at www.orangecountychoppers5k.com. Pre-registration for a single runner or walker is $20.00 until Sunday, April 7th. The cost of registration then rises to $25.00 on Monday, April 8th. Those who register on or before Sunday, April 7th, are guaranteed to receive an event t-shirt and gift bag. A family package is also being offered for groups of 4 (2 adults and 2 kids under 19) for $65.00 until April 7th, and then $85.00 from April 8th until April 26th. *Please not that the family package will not be available for purchase on the day of the event.
Prizes will be awarded for the Top 3 runners male/female in both the 5K and 10K plus Top 3 walkers, followed by medals for first, second, and third place male and female runners in the following brackets: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.