Batavia Mothers Club Foundation hosts annual 5K

By on April 11, 2011

Batavia—The Batavia Mothers Club Foundation will host its annual Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 16, at the Batavia Riverwalk (Island Avenue and Houston Street in downtown Batavia).

The 2011 CARA-recommended-certified race features a scenic course along the Fox River in downtown Batavia. Participants can register online at or at the event on race day.

The start time for the 5K run is 8 a.m. with the non-competitive walk starting at 8:05 a.m. There are awards for the winners of the run in all age groups following the race.

The Fox Trot also features non-competitive kids fun runs. Preschoolers are encouraged to try the Tot Trot, approximately 50 yards. There will also be a Junior Jog (approximately one mile) for grades K-2 and a Youth Run/Walk (one-half mile) for grades 5 and under. The kids events begin at approximately 9:15 a.m. Fun Run registration is available online and will be held until 8:45 a.m. at the event.

Pre-registration is encouraged. The cost is $25 per adult ($30 after April 13) and $8 per child ($10 after April 13). There is a $3 CARA member discount available only through pre-registration. Funds raised through this event will support Batavia Public Schools and other educational opportunities for local families. Participants receive a T-shirt and goodie bag.

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