Patriot 5K Run & Walk
Thursday, September 11, 2014Time: 6:00 pm CDT
1526 Ocean Dr.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
4th Annual
Patriot 5K Run & Walk
Sponsored by Citizens in Support of CCPD

Thursday, September 11, 2014. Gates open at 5:00 p.m.

Cole Park Pavilion, 1526 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX  78404

This commemoration is sponsored by Citizens in Support of CCPD (CISCCPD), a not-for-profit whose mission is to create a safer Corpus Christi by strengthening the bond between the Corpus Christi Police Department and the citizens it serves.  In an effort to include and encourage as many people as possible who wish to participate in honoring our First Responders, there will be no entry fee for participation this year. In addition, the first 500 registered participants will receive a free entry and a commemorative t-shirt courtesy of CISCCPD and its supporters.

Runner bibs will include the badge numbers and/or names of the first responders who perished on September 11, 2001.

6:00pm:  Opening ceremonies honoring First Responders
6:30pm:  5K Run & Walk

Cole Park Amphitheater, 1526 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78404.  Cole Park is located across from Christus Spohn Hospital Shoreline, south of downtown Corpus Christi.

Free parking is available inside Cole Park with additional overflow parking available at First Baptist Church on Ocean Drive.

5K Run & Walk for Ages 4 and Up - Children 6 and under must have adult supervision with them on the course.  This is a family friendly event so families are encouraged to participate together.  Strollers are allowed on the course but should seed themselves at the back of the starting pack.  For the safety of all participants, pets are not allowed on the event course.  Exceptions for service animals will be made on a case by case basis.  Please contact the Race Director if you will be participating with a certified service animal.

5K Course:
(to be posted soon)

5K – Overall Male / Female, Overall Master (40+) Male / Female, Overall Grand Master (60+) Male / Female plus 1st, 2nd, 3rd place Age Group awards

Age Groups:
(6 to 9), (10 to 14), (15 to 19), (20 to 29), (30 to 39), (40 to 49), (50 to 59), (60 to 69), (70+) Some Age Groups may be reduced to five year increments based on the number of registrants.

Fees:  FREE!

The first 500 registrants are guaranteed an event shirt.  Shirt sizes are not guaranteed and may not be exact, but we will do our very best to accommodate your requested size.

Shirt Sizes:
Youth - Medium, Large
Adult - Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large

Packet Pickup:
Packet Pickup will be at Bay Area Bicycles, 6020 S.P.I.D (the corner of SPID and Airline) on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 11 am. until 7 pm.  Race Day Packet Pickup will be available from 4 pm. to 5:30 pm on Thursday, September 11 at Cole Park.  Please try to attend Packet Pickup on Wednesday.  You may send someone to Packet Pickup on Wednesday to obtain your packet.

Pendgo Timing will provide timing for the 5K Run/Walk.  Pendgo Timing uses only state-of-the-art equipment.  You will be issued a race bib with a disposable timing chip attached during Packet Pickup. You will not be asked to stand in a long line at the event waiting for someone to give you a shoe chip. You will also not be chased down by someone trying to cut-off your chip after the event.  Pendgo Timing is a local company that hires people who live and support our local community