The Good Karma 5K is a USATF-certified course. It is fast, flat and entirely within the Crossings Park on the bikepath. Perfect for all abilities of runners and walkers, plus families.
About this Event:
The 5th Good Karma 5K Run/Walk is on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 9:30am at the South Pavilion in the Crossings Park of Colonie.
A Yoga-Warmup will start at 9am. Runners and walkers are welcome. Participants will start and finish with fun Bollywood music. Post-race recovery food and Indian street snacks will be available at the finish area, along with henna tattoo artists.
The 5K, on a USATF-certified course, is fast, flat and entirely within the Crossings Park on the bikepath. Perfect for all abilities of runners and walkers, plus families.
A free kids’ ½-mile fun run is before the 5K.
Registration: $25 on or before 6/8; $30 on or after 6/9. T-shirts to the first 300 5K registrants.
The Good Karma 5K’s net proceeds benefit AIM for Seva – Albany Chapter, a non-for-profit with a goal of educating 106 lesser privileged children in rural India obtain access to a K-12 education, including housing, food and healthcare needs.
Since its inception, AIM for Seva has raised funds through generous contributions and is helping 3,500 students across 16 states in India. We are pleased to note that the pass rate of these children in public board exams is 95%, a phenomenal achievement, thanks to the efforts of the children and the environment created by all those who care for these children!
The start and finish lines are located at the South Pavilion at The Crossings Park in Colonie. The address is 580 Albany Shaker Rd, Loudonville. Participants should drive to the back of the park to the South Pavilion.
A water stop will be located at the halfway mark. Bottled water, bananas and race recovery food will be available at the finish line. Indian street food/snacks will also be at the finish line.
There is no baggage check. Parking is close so all bags should be stored in vehicles.
Registration and Packet Pickup:
Packet pick up and t-shirt pick up will be on race day, Saturday, June 15 from 8-9am at the South Pavilion.
Schedule of Events:
8am: Packet pick up (race bib and t-shirt) & Same Day Registration
9am: Race Day Registration ends
9:00am: 1/2 mile kids run & Awards to Top 3 M/F
9:15am: Yoga Warmup
9:30am: 5K start
10am: Indian food, henna tattoos
10:15am: Awards Presentation – Overall and age groups
11:30am: Clean Up
Parking is at the South Pavilion in the lot or on the adjacent field.
Wicking 50/50 T-shirts, Gender specific
Overall Top 3 M/F winners and age group awards to top 3 M/F in 5-year age groups (12-15, 16-19, 20-24….80+)
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/goodkarmarun
Timing and Finish line Services
Timing services provided by Underdog Race Timing. Results will be available immediately after the race at: www.underdogtiming.com