This is a 5K run traversing the East Hartford Riverfront, taking place on Global Running Day. You'll be racing and timed against runners all over the country, with national leaderboard rankings at the finish line. It is open to all runners of all abilities, and there will be a raffle with AWESOME prizes as well as some more fun surprises.
Here's what you could win...
BASED ON SPEED (5Ks ONLY)
FASTEST MALE AND FEMALE:
Earn supreme bragging rights—and $500 each—as the fastest female and male in the land.
FASTEST AGE GROUPER, MALE AND FEMALE:
Did you beat everyone else in your age group? We’ll recognize the fastest overall male and female in the below age groups with $100 each:
BASED ON PARTICIPATION (5Ks ONLY)
IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL:
If your finisher time puts you in the exact middle of all finishers in your gender, we’ll give you $100!
Finish at the most common time, and we’ll enter you into a drawing for $500!
BASED ON BEING AWESOME
(FOR ALL 5Ks and FUN RUN EVENTS)
THE BROOKS BIG DEAL AT THE BIG RUN AWARD:
Come to The Big Run decked out in head-to-toe Brooks Running gear.
Be one of 10 participants spotted by a Brooks Guru.
Receive a $15 Fleet Feet Sports store card to redeem on any Brooks gear!
Post a picture or video of the event to Instagram.
Tag @BrooksRunning, @FleetFeetSports, and your local Fleet Feet Sport’s Instagram
Use the hashtags #TheBigRun and #GlobalRunningDay.
The people with top two most-liked posts by June 8 at 10 a.m. E.S.T. will receive a $250 Fleet Feet Sports store card!