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Homerun for the Homeless

Saturday August 28th, 2021

El Paso, TX

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8TH ANNUAL
HomeRun for the Homeless
5K Run/Fun Walk
& Kid's Dash
(Virtual events available)
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Southwest University Park
1 Ballpark Plaza




When:
Saturday, August 28th, 8:00 AM / Rain or Shine!
Where:
Southwest University Park
Social Distancing Guidelines will be observed inside &  outside the venue


COURSE: 5K Run/Fun Walk through downtown El Paso,
passing by the Opportunity Center’s Shelters. Flat course.
3.1 miles total, ending inside the Southwest University Park.


KIDS DASH: Starts at 9:35 AM inside Southwest University Park,
Home of the El Paso Chihuahua’s. Meet Chico!


ADDITIONAL EP CHIHUAHUA TICKETS: Can be purchased at epchihuahuas.com 


CHIP TIMING: Guaranteed for all competitive runners who register in advance.
Chip timing is not available for race day registration.  


PARKING: Paid parking is available at city meters, Union Plaza Parking Terminal,
and the Convention Center Parking Garage.


COVID-19 GUIDELINES: Participants are encouraged to wear a mask during the event. Social Distancing and Ball Park safety guidelines will be observed.


Nutritious snacks and water at the finish line.


AWARDS AND MEDALS
Trophy to top 3 Male and Female winners in the 5K Run.
Trophy to the Largest Teams & the Most Spirited Team
Signature Medals to top 3 Male and Female in each 5K Run age group:
12 & under, 13 – 19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 & over


FEES                                      REGULAR                             RACE DAY
Virtual Event                             $30                                        $35                                                          
5K Competitive Run                $35                                         $40
Fun Run/Walk                          $35                                         $40                                                          
Kids Dash                                 $20                                         $25


Team Discount – A $2 discount for each person for teams of 10 or more.  (After the 10th person registers online, the first 9 people will receive a $2 refund.  All registrations after will receive the $2 discount)
Team registrations must be turned in by August 14th.
All online registrations will incur a convenience fee.
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION FOR COMPETITIVE 5K.
Please Note: Race is subject to capacity limits a may close at any time once capacity has been reached.
*Registration fees are non-refundable.*


Free t-shirt and one (1) Voucher for a Chihuahuas Baseball Game for the first 300 registered participants. Voucher can be redeemed one week after registration date.


PACKET & T-SHIRT PICK UP
Friday and Saturday, August 13-14 & 20-21
AND
Thursday and Friday, August 26- 27
Up and Running (Parking lot)
3233 N. Mesa Ste. 205, El Paso, TX 79902
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM


RACE DAY
Southwest University Park
6:30 to 7:00 AM


All the event proceeds help cover the cost of meals and other services provided to homeless individuals throughout the year, and the additional funds needed to provide support to individuals impacted by the coronavirus.


About the 5K Run/Walk:
Free t-shirt and one (1) El Paso Chihuahua’s Game Voucher for the first 300 participants to register by August 7th, 2021 for the 5k Run/ Fun Walk. Vouchers can be redeemed one week after registration by emailing at [email protected] 


About the Kid’s Dash:
All participants in the Kid’s Dash will receive a medal for their participation. T-shirt for the Kid’s Dash is not included. 


Teams:
The Most Spirited Team &Largest team will receive a trophy and bragging rights! For the virtual race invite your friends to join you wherever they are. 

We will offer curbside packet pick-up for t-shirts’ following the social distancing guidelines on August 13, 14, 20, 21, 26, 27 at Up and Running Parking Lot, located at 3233 N Mesa, El Paso, TX 79902 - From 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. For questions, please [email protected]


We appreciate your participation in the 8th annual Homerun for the Homeless - 5K Run/Fun Walk and Kid's Dash and encourage you to take necessary precautions while enjoying your time. 


Social distancing and safety guidelines will be in place during the live event and El Paso Chihuahua’s Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. For additional information please visit https://www.milb.com/el-paso/ballpark/ballpark-guidelines


How to participate in the live event:
1.  Register and choose one of the 2 live event options:
      • 5K Run/Walk
      • Kid’s Dash (1-mile walk)  


How to participate on the virtual event:
1. Register and choose the one of the 2 virtual options:
     • 5K Run/Walk (Virtual)
     • Kid’s Dash (1-mile walk) (Virtual)
2. Download your virtual race bib and print it.
3. Run or Walk! Complete your distances indoors or outdoors from Saturday, August 7th to Friday, August 27, 2021. Pick your route!
4. Document your time with running applications like:
•Strava • RunKeeper •Garmin • Apple Watch • ReLive •MapmyRun
5. Take photos and tag @homerunforthehomeless and @RaceAdventures
6. Submit your results by midnight on August 27th from RunSignup Race Page as follows:
Navigate to the race's RunSignup race page > and select the Result tab > then select Submit Virtual Results
Next search for your registration either by first and last name or by email address and DOB.
Once you have found your registration select Submit Virtual Results > Enter in your time > then select Submit Results!
7. Print your Finisher Certificate!


Live Event Recap
WHAT: 8th annual Virtual Homerun for the Homeless - 5K Run/Fun Walk and Kid's Dash, a virtual event benefiting the Opportunity Center for the Homeless.
WHEN: Saturday, August 28th
TIME: 8:00 AM
WHERE: SOUTHWEST UNIVERSITY PARK


WE ARE VERY THANKFUL FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Race Distances

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Virtual 5K Run/Walk Click to Find Out Register »
5K Fun Run/Walk Click to Find Out Register »
Kid's Dash Click to Find Out Register »
5K Competitive Run Click to Find Out Register »
5K Fun Run and Walk Click to Find Out Register »
5K Fun Run/Walk Click to Find Out Register »
Kid's Dash (1 Mile Walk) Click to Find Out Register »

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Start Location

Southwest University Park, El Paso, TX

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