Fab 40s 5k Run/Walk

Fab 40s 5k Run/Walk, an annual Alzheimer’s fundraiser in July

  • July 30, 2016

    What
    The 9th Annual Fab 40’s 5k Run/Walk and ¼ mile and ½ mile kids’ fun runs start and finish at the highest point in our City – in beautiful East Lawn Memorial Park in East Sacramento.

    When
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Where
    East Lawn Memorial Park, 4300 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95819

    Time
    Race Day Registration: 7-8:30 am
    Kids’ ¼ Mile (ages 5 & under): 8:05 am
    Kids’ ½ Mile (ages 6-10): 8:10 am
    5k Run/Walk City of Sacramento 5K Championship: 8:30 am

    Course
    One of the fastest and scenic 5k courses you will ever run. Starting at East Lawn Memorial Park, our route traipses through the fabulous forties neighborhood on M Street before returning to the Park for one gorgeous, final-mile loop to the finish at the highest point in the city of Sacramento.

    Features
    Custom T-shirt, refreshments, music, awards, random prizes, Championship timing
    Age Divisions
    12 & under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-24, 5yr. increments to 80+

    Awards
    Awards ceremony to follow the event at 9:45am. Prizes for overall winners and top three finishers in each age division. All kids in the Kids’ Fun Runs receive medals. First place boy and girl in each race receive plaques.
    We are proud to be one of the events on the Buzz Oates RunSac Race Series.

    Raffle
    Stick around during the awards because there will be great raffle prizes drawn from your bib number including a trip for 2 to Las Vegas (includes hotel and airfare).

    Online Registration
    Click Here

    Race Hotline
    (916) 492-8966

    Entry Fees
    $30 for adults postmarked by July 24, 2016
    $35 after July 25, 2016 and on race day.
    ($16 for all Kid’s Fun Run Participants).

    Packet Pickup
    You may pick up your race packet, 10am-6pm at Fleet Feet Sports (2311 J Street, Sacramento) on Friday, July 29, 2016. You can also pickup your race packet on race morning starting at 7am.

    SOME FACTS RELATED TO ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

    An estimated 5.4 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease.
    Alzheimer’s is the 6th-leading cause of death in the U.S., the 5th in California.
    10 million “Baby Boomers” will develop Alzheimer’s in their lifetime.
    Alzheimer’s is the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States without a way to prevent, cure or even slow down its progress.
    Two-thirds of those with the disease are women.
    Citizens of the United States develop Alzheimer’s every 69 seconds.
    Nearly half the people aged 85 and older have the disease.
    More than 60 percent of Alzheimer’s caregivers rate their stress level as high or very high.
    Please visit our website at www.alz.org for more helpful information