“Meters for Mozart” 5K Run and Walk @ VOA April 7, 2018!


9th Annual Meters for Mozart 5K Run and Walk
Saturday, April 7, 2018 9:00 an

First time at Voice of America MetroPark!

Voice of America MetroPark
7850 VOA Park Drive
West Chester Township, OH US 45069

Join us at Voice of America Park for a 5K Run and Walk to support the Butler Philharmonic Orchestra. The BPO, formerly The Hamilton Fairfield Symphony Orchestra, now serves the communities of West Chester Township, Liberty Township, Mason, Trenton, Monroe, Fairfield, Hamilton, Middletown, Sharonville, and Oxford. In addition to performing 5-7 concerts each year, the BPO supports a 90 member Youth Symphony and a 75 member Choir. We also administer more than a dozen scholarships yearly to deserving young musicians. 

Presented by Ameritas

Race Sponsor


Special appearance: John Lomax of Channel 12 WKRC TV will emcee the event.

New for 2018:We will be moving to a new venue for 2018. This year’s event will be at Voice of America MetroPark.

DETAILS

LOCATION:

New for 2018: We are moving from Water Works Park in Fairfield to our new location at Voice of America MetroPark, 7850 VOA Park Drive West Chester Township, OH 45069

Coordinates: 39°21’58.4″N 84°21’30.2″W

BENEFIARY:

Butler County Philharmonic.

More about the BPO on our website: http://butlerphil.org/

COURSE:

5K Course (just over three miles) begins and ends near the pavillion at the Lake at Voice of America MetroPark

MASTER OF CEREMONIES:

John Lomax from 12-WKRC-TV will be back by popular demand to emcee the event.

CHIP TIMING:

This year’s race will be chip timed with Ipico shoe tags (chips). All Times will be read electronically. You do not have to have a tag to participate but you must have a tag to receive a time. To receive a time, you must attach shoe tag to your shoe. No tag, no time! Shoe tags will be distributed on race-day only. Tags are re-useable and will be collected at the finish line. If you are given a tag, you must agree to return it for re-use.

RUN DIVISIONS:

14/under, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70/over.

WALK DIVISIONS:

29/under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70/over.

AWARDS:

Top male and female runners and walkers. Age group awards to the top of each run/walk division. Awards presented immediately following the race/walk.

AWARDS CEREMONY:

Immediately following the Race

FREE KIDS FUN RUN:

After the 5K

MUSIC AND ACTIVITIES:

There will be live entertainment along the race, and family-friendly activities throughout the morning. including a Free Kids Run.
Special guests include Mozart himself joined by the Town Crier. Refreshments will be provided for all entrants.

TEAMS:

Form your own team.

EMAIL ADDRESS:

All Pre-registered entries that include a valid email address will receive an email confirmation of registration prior to the race.

REGISTRATION FEE:

Pre-registration:$25 with a T-shirt  or $20 without shirt . Register by 3/24/18  to be guaranteed to get a shirt.

Kids 14 and under: $20.00 with a T-Shirt or $15 without a shirt. Register by 3/24/18 to be guaranteed to get a shirt.

LATE/RACE DAY REGISTRATION FEE: $5 additional to above listed prices.

SLEEP-IN OPTION:

New for 2018. Can’t make it out to the race? You can still show your support for the BPO by signing up for the “Sleep-in” option for $20.

LATE/RACE DAY REGISTRATION FEE:

$5 additional to above listed prices.

T-SHIRTS:

Race T-shirts are included in the regular registration fee. You have an option to choose not to purchase a shirt for $5 less than the advertised price.

REGISTER ONLINE:

Register online with a credit card through Friday, April 6, 2018. A small service fee will be added to your bill. Register by 3/24/18 to be guaranteed to get a shirt.

REGISTER BY MAIL:

Register by Printing a PDF Race Brochure and Mailing. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by Monday, April 2, 2018. Mailed registrations must be received by 3/24/18 to be guaranteed to get a shirt.

REGISTER ON RACE DAY:

Race-Day Registration and Number Pickup: From 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. at the venue.

***** NO REFUNDS*****

PARKING:

Register Today!

Still have questions? Call Greg McCormick at 513.652.6225 for more information

Dynamic course map via USATF or printable PDF Attached

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

PDF

PRINTABLE RACE FLYER/REGISTRATION

If you prefer to sign up by mail, please print the attached PDF form and mail with payment to the listed address by the listed deadline.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

PDF

CHIP TIMING

Once again, this year’s race will be chip timed with Ipico shoe tags. All Times will be read electronically. You do not have to have a tag to participate but you must have a tag to receive a time. To receive a time, you must properly attach shoe tag to your shoe. No tag, no time! Shoe tags will be distributed on race-day only. Tags are re-useable and will be collected at the finish line. If you are given a tag, you must agree to return it for reuse. Check out the video to see how to properly attach your timing chip.