Calusa 5K Bug Chase
To raise funds for the Fort Myers-Metro Kiwanis Club’s BUG (Bringing Up Grades) Program, the organization continues to sponsor the annual 5K and 1 Mile Walk at the Calusa Nature Center. This will be the 6th official 5K in the natural setting of the Calusa Nature Center’s trail. The course, supervised by the Fort Myers Track Club, travels long the trails at the nature center and a portion of the asphalt bike path on Ortiz and will be timed with Chrono Track Bib Tag Technology All proceeds benefit the Fort Myers Metro-McGregor Kiwanis BUG (Bring UP Grades) program, designed to provide recognition to local elementary students who raise their grades to an acceptable range and maintain or continue to raise them from one grading period to the next. The group currently has BUG programs in operation at Orangewood, Colonial and Littleton Elementary schools and are actively seeking more schools to participate. DATE: Saturday, January 25, 2014 TIME: Registration begins at 6:30am - Race time is 7:30 AM LOCATION: The Calusa Nature Center 3450 Ortiz Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33905 COURSE DESCRIPTION: Along the trails at the nature center and a portion of the asphalt bike path on Ortiz and will be timed with Chrono Track Bib Tag Technology ENTRY FEES: Adult Pre-registration up to Jan. 17th $20.00 - Youth discount 17 and under $10.00 Jan. 18th - 24th Adult $25.00 Youth $15.00 Race day: Adult $35.00 Youth $25.00 1 mile Bug Crawl, Walk $10.00 REGISTRATION: Register Online at http://ftmyerstrackclub.com/ Packet pick up Day of Race 6AM-7:15AM T-SHIRT: A commemorative Long Sleeve T-shirt to all registered participants. REFRESHMENTS: A variety of food and drink will be available for participants. OVERALL & AGE GROUP AWARDS 5K RUN: Top Male and Female Overall Winners. All Awards will be based on Gun Time. Top Male and Female Masters Winners (40 & over) Top Male and Female Grand Master Winners (50 & over) Top Male and Female Senior Grand Masters (60 & over) About the Fort Myers Metro-McGregor Kiwanis Club: The club meets 11:30AM every Tuesday at the Hilton Garden Inn, 12600 University Drive, Fort Myers, Florida 33907. Recent club service activities have included such projects as Breakfast with Santa, CCMI/Soup Kitchen, Multiple Sclerosis Group Support, Kiwanis Builder’s Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters, K-Kids, and our signature program; Families Learning About Gun Safety (F.L.A.G.S.). Mission: Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.
Calusa Nature Center
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33905