Help the Southcoast Mentoring Initiative for Learning, Education, and Service (SMILES) create, support, and sustain mentoring relationships right here in the community! Grab your friends and family to form a team that will be fundraising champions for the Ninth Annual Miles for SMILES 5K Road Race & Walk on Sunday, April 23, 2017.
The Ninth Annual Miles for SMILES 5K Road Race & Walk will begin at 9:30am and is a chip timed race that will take place on a closed course in the scenic Fall River Industrial Park, starting at 900 Riggenbach Road located in Fall River, MA. Runners and walkers must register at www.mfs2017.racewire.com. All pre-registered participants will receive a long sleeve commemorative t-shirt. Same day registration is available but participants are strongly encouraged to pre-register in order to receive a long sleeve commemorative t-shirt. Medals will be awarded to the first, second, and third place males and females during closing ceremonies.
The kids’ fun run will take place at 9:00am, and children ages 15 and under are encouraged to participate. Medals will be awarded to top runner based on age categories. Registration is only available the day of the race and a parent or guardian must be present.
SMILES’ greatest challenge continues to be obtaining sustainable funding necessary to properly support SMILES so that we can continue to provide quality programming throughout schools in our region. Join the journey of reaching our goal of $100,000 and create a fundraising page through www.firstgiving.com/SMILES/mfs2017 . Send your friends and family your personal Firstgiving page through email, social media, and beyond. Meet goals and be eligible for prizes and awards. Top Individual Fundraiser, Top Fundraising Team, and Most Team Spirit awards will be awarded during closing ceremonies. Live entertainment, an interactive photo booth, and face painting will take place at 900 Riggenbach Road during and after the race.
To create a fundraising page and track money that you and your team have raised visit www.firstgiving.com/SMILES/mfs2017
Both runners and walkers must register for the Ninth Annual Miles for SMILES 5K Road Race & Walk at www.mfs2017.racewire.com