The Vermont Respite House 5k Fun Run and Jiggety Jog will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2012. The 5k course starts and finishes at the Allen Brook School and runs through the Southridge neighborhood. Registration opens at ; the timed 5k run starts at with the Jiggety Jog following immediately after. Participants of all ages and fitness levels will walk, run, bike, in-line skate, push strollers and pull wagons to raise pledges for Vermont Respite House, a home-away-from-home for people with terminal illness. Pets on leads are welcome to join the fun!
The registration fee is $20, which goes towards the participants fundraising total. Registration and fundraising are easy with online personal fundraising pages that allow participants to reach out directly to neighbors, co-workers, friends and family, with personal messages and even pictures. Individuals who raise $100 in pledges will receive a Fun Run t-shirt.
Individuals or teams who raise $1,000 or more will become members of the Jiggety Jog Club and will be honored for their achievement at a ceremony following the race. Runners who participate in the 5k race will receive an official time and top finishers will be awarded medals in all age categories.