Jack & Jill Center’s 2nd Annual RUN 4 THE KIDS 5K
Haven’t registered yet? Click this link: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/FortLauderdale/JackJillRunforKids.
Run 4 The Kids 5K – Event Information
Thank you so much for supporting Jack & Jill Center by registering for The 2nd Annual Run 4 The Kids 5K!
Pre-packet pick-up will be held on Friday, September 17th from 3:00 to 5:30 PM at Jack & Jill Center (1315 W Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL) outside of the Madelaine Halmos Academy building. Participants will also be able to pick up their packets at the event beginning at 7:45 AM. Virtual supporters will be mailed their packets which include their Run 4 The Kids 5K t-shirts and medals, if unable to pick them up at the pre-packet pickup or the packet pick-up on the event day.
In-person participants, join us Saturday, September 18th at LauderAle Brewery (3305 SE 14th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316) from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Below are the event day details:
- 7:45 AM – Registration Opens
- 8:10 AM – Warm Up By Alyssa From Ales & Asanas Yoga
- 8:20 AM – National Anthem by School of Rock
- 8:30 AM – Race Kick-Off/ Participant Start Time
- 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM – Entertainment by School of Rock
Free event parking is available in all areas that have not been blocked by event signage and orange cones. Additionally, free street parking is available in the grass along SW 14th Avenue, and in the Sirrsccos Marine parking lot located next to LauderAle Brewery.
All participants, virtual and in-person, will receive a t-shirt and medal, and in-person 21+ participants will also receive a drink ticket. In addition to LauderAle Brewery’s beers on tap, mimosas will also be available. If anyone makes an additional donation of $5 donation to Jack & Jill Center at the event, LauderAle will give a $1 discount on a beverage (up to $5 in discounts total per person). Click here to view the menu at LauderAle.
Thank you so much to the Food Trucks who will be at the event: Glow Bowl Food & German Themed Oktoberfest Truck – Epic Bites by Mike Smerda.
Do you have a friend who hasn’t registered yet? Sent them this link: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/FortLauderdale/JackJillRunforKids.
Contact Business Development Manager, Alana Wortsman at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to sponsor.
About Jack & Jill Center: Founded in 1942 by the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Jack & Jill Center, Inc. is the oldest nonprofit 501(c)(3) provider of early childhood education in Broward County and is nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. It is the mission of Jack & Jill Center to strengthen children and families through innovative education, supportive programming, and community engagement. Jack & Jill Center has four programs: Early Education Program, Madelaine Halmos Academy (elementary education program), Health Program, and Family Program. 90% of the children and families served live within 175% of the Federal Poverty Level, and 89% of families enrolled in Jack & Jill Center increase their income in just one year. Learn more at www.jackandjillcenter.org.
About The Jack & Jill Center Young Professionals Network (YPN): The Jack & Jill Center Young Professionals Network (YPN) is a networking group of individuals ages 21-40 who are dedicated to serving their local community. The main goals of the Young Professionals Network are to provide community awareness, volunteer services, program assistance, and financial support for Jack & Jill Center. Events hosted by the Young Professionals include quarterly happy hours, volunteer activities at the Center, as well as the planning and hosting of the annual Fall Festival.