overACHIEVEr's Half-k Classic

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2nd Annual overACHIEVEr’s Half-K Classic

October 17, 2020 – Norwich East Park, Broad Street, Norwich

Registration at 9:00 a.m.
Race starts at 10:00 a.m.

On Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., ACHIEVE is excited to bring the area’s first Half-K marathon fundraiser to the City of Norwich! The inaugural “overACHIEVEr’s Half-K Classic” is a unique 0.6 mile run/walk that will start in downtown Norwich and end with a lunch reception at the Northeast Classic Car Museum. Racers will have the option to purchase premium tickets that include rides in classic cars or limos around town, or TRUE overACHIEVErs will be able to ride a bus from start to finish.

overACHIEVErs will be treated to a lunch reception at the prestigious Northeast Classic Car Museum after a fun-filled morning of running, a costume contest, raffles, and more!

Each ticket receives a finish line photo, commemorative t-shirt, a lunch reception, and free admission to the Northeast Classic Car Museum! For an additional fee, you get to ride in a classic car or limo! Prizes will be awarded to Mens/Womens 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, and Kids (under 12) 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

Tickets are limited, so sign up today!

What is a Half-K?

A Half-K is exactly that – a race that lasts .5 of a mile! The idea of a Half-K race originates from Boerne, Texas, where Blessings in a Backpack, a Kentucky-based nonprofit created their first annual “fun-raiser” on May 5, 2018. Their Half-K run had unique features such as free beer throughout the race and a coffee and doughnut hydration station for when you need to take a break from the running. At an additional charge, you could become a VIP member and ride your way to the finish line!

Half-K’s are starting to take popularity throughout the nation, and ACHIEVE is excited to create our very own Half-K race in our area!

Thank you to Heather and James Chandler from The IMG Studio for putting together our awesome recap video! Be sure to tag your friends if you see them.PRO TIP: Turn up the volume, the music is pretty cool.See you on May 2, 2020!

Posted by Jay Milton on Tuesday, 7 May 2019
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