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Sneakers for Scholars 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

 
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 08:00am - 10:30am
   

 


The Banner School's 4th Annual Sneakers for Scholars 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the William Talley Recreation Center in Baker Park in downtown Frederick.  

 

Sneakers for Scholars Quick Links

Online Runner Registration

Sponsorship Registration Form (downloadable)

Runner Registration and Waiver Form (downloadable)

 

Sponsorships

The Banner School is Frederick County’s premier independent day school and the only non-sectarian school that serves students from Preschool through 8th grade.  Banner students are fortunate to have a unique school that celebrates intellectual curiosity and independent thinking as well as service to the surrounding community. With your financial support, we hope to provide as many students as possible with the priceless opportunity of the Banner educational experience.

 

As we STEAM ahead into the future, we are offering five sponsorship levels, each designated with the name of a renowned expert in that field:

Neil deGrasse Tyson "SCIENCE" Sponsor - $1,000 

  • Prominent recognition with photo
  • Corporate sign on the course
  • Name/logo on 5K t-shirt
  • Company flyer/handouts in race bags
  • Name/logo on Banner's website
  • Free registration for five runners

Marie Curie "TECHNOLOGY" Sponsor - $500

  • Corporate sign on the course
  • Name/logo on 5K t-shirt
  • Company flyer/handouts in race bags
  • Name/logo on Banner's website
  • Free registration for four runners

Isaac Newton "ENGINEERING" Sponsor - $300

  • Name/logo on 5K t-shirt
  • Company flyer/handouts in race bags
  • Name/logo on Banner's website
  • Free registration for three runners

Yo Yo Ma "ARTS" Sponsor - $200

  • Company flyer/handouts in race bags
  • Name/logo on Banner's website
  • Free registration for two runners

Albert Einstein "MATHEMATICS" Sponsor - $100

  • Name/logo on Banner's website
  • Free registration for one runner

Supporters – All donations, large or small, will help Banner's first-ever Sneakers for Scholars 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run be a huge success.

 

If you would like to register as a Sponsor or Supporter of this event, please download the Sponsorship Registration Form and mail with payment (Checks made payable to “The Banner School”) to:

The Banner School

Attn: Sneakers for Scholars 5K

1730 North Market Street

Frederick, MD 21701

 

Please email a jpeg of your company's logo and a pdf of your flyer by Monday, May 1, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  All donations are tax-deductible as The Banner School is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.

 

Runner Registration Information

Join us at Banner's fourth annual Sneakers for Scholars 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at Baker Park in historic downtown Frederick.  Early Bird Registration fees for the event are $25.00 for those who register before April 30, 2017.  5K Registrations that are completed after April 30, are $30.00 to participate.  It is $15.00 to participate in the 1 Mile Fun Run.  The race will begin and end at the William Talley Recreation Center at the corner of 2nd and Bentz Street. T-shirts will only be guaranteed to runners who register by April 30, 2017.

There is a 20% Discount for Group Registrations of 3 or more!  (Must register as a group to qualify for the discount)

 

Early Packet Pick-up:
Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 8:15 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

The Banner School

Botkin Hall Building B (center building) 

1730 North Market Street

Frederick, MD 21701

 

Sneakers Drop Box:  Bring a pair of sneakers with you to donate to the Frederick Rescue Mission.  The Drop Box will be located near the Registration Table.

 

Awards:

  • All participants in the 1 Mile Fun Run will receive a medal.  
  • Awards will be given to the top male and female 5K finishers
  • First, second, and third place finishes will be awarded for both males and females in each of the following age groups:  9 and under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+

 

Schedule for the Day

8:00 A.M.  Late Registration & Packet Pick-up

9:00 A.M.  5K Begins

9:45 A.M.  1 Mile Fun Run Begins

10:30 A.M.  Awards Ceremony

 

If you would like to register online to run in the Sneakers for Scholars 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, please click here.  You may also download the Race Entry and Waiver Form and mail with payment (Checks made payable to “The Banner School”) to:

The Banner School

Attn: Sneakers for Scholars 5K

1730 North Market Street

Frederick, MD 21701

 

If you have any questions, please contact Carol Goundry, Race Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or the Development Office at extension 15 or 12, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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