Race photos from Penguin in the Park 5K, March 24, 2018.
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Packet Pick Up
Parking and Pre-Race
Remember that “The miracle isn’t that you finished. It’s that you had the courage to start.”
We look forward to having you in Fairview Park this weekend and we’re excited about another great Penguin in the Park.
Penguin in the Park Race Committee
Pick up your race packet on Friday at Staley Credit Union on N. Woodford between 11 and 5. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can do that too onsite.
Can you believe it? Race week is here! We’re excited to have you this weekend for Penguin in the Park. Whether this is your first race with us or your 13th race with us, John Bingham has some important race week tips for you all.
Were you planning on attending Penguin in the Park 5K on Saturday morning, but had too many other commitments? We know there isn’t a perfect time that fits everyone’s schedule. Run your own Virtual Penguin 5K anytime on Friday, 3/23 through Sunday, 3/25, and we’ll mail you your race bag with t-shirt, running gloves, and finisher medal, all included in your $35 race fee. We just ask that you post pics on Facebook and tag Penguin in the Park.
Participants who register for the Virtual Penguin will not be assigned a bib number or RFID chip and are not eligible to participate on race day. This is especially for those who know they cannot attend the event on Saturday morning but want to be part of the action over the weekend.
Prior registrations are not eligible for transfer to the Virtual Penguin. However, you are still welcome to pick up your race bag and t-shirt during packet pick-up or on race day. Friends or family with your registration information are welcome to pick up your packet on your behalf.
Are you worried that you don’t have enough time for train for Penguin 5K? John Bingham has some tips to help you prepare for Decatur’s family-friendly event.
To help celebrate National Heart Awareness Month, register yourself and a friend to this year’s Penguin in the Park 5K. Cardiovascular exercise like running or walking is a great way to keep your heart in shape.
To give you a little boost, registrations are discounted by $2.00 through February 14. Use coupon code PENGUINLOVE when registering online.
Are you still feeling like a stuffed turkey? $2 off Penguin in the Park 5K 3.24.18 ($21). Use CYBERMONDAY code – today only!
Did you know that April 25 is World Penguin Day? It also happens to be a month since Penguin in the Park. More than anything, we wanted to extended our heartfelt thank you for being a part of an event that makes Decatur a great community. Your participation in Penguin in the Park helped to support youth athletics at the DISC and a scholarship for deserving Millikin students.
We hope to see you again on March 24, 2018 for the 13th Penguin in the Park 5K. Stay connected through our social media outlets and website to keep up-to-date on registration and race details for next year.
Until then, keep waddling!