For the physically fit, and those looking for an excuse to get off the couch, there’s no place better to get your heart racing than the annual Founding Fathers 5K Run, Ride and Wellness Fair. Laredo’s warm climate allows for runners and walkers alike to enjoy a crisp February morning with a brisk run. Participants can enjoy one of the premiere chip timed 5K in Laredo. If running isn’t your thing, walkers are also welcome and the public is invited to attend the Laredo Medical Center’s Wellness Fair and take advantage of the numerous free health screenings.
Same Day Registration/Check in starts at 7:30 AM | Bike Ride: 8:00 AM | Race: 8:30 AM
Early Registration: $25
Late Registration: $30
WBCA Cup: $20/runner
Dual Run: $40
Early Registration and Late Registration price includes runners, walkers and cyclists.
The WBCA Cup is a cross-country style 5K race, co-ed teams of 7 may enter and must include a minimum of 3 females. Compete for the WBCA Cup & bragging rights for a year. To enter you must register online, no late entries will be allowed. The price per team is $140.
The Dual Run price includes the WBCA Founding Fathers’ 5K Run, Ride & Wellness Fair on Feb. 16 and WBCA Liberty Run Sponsored by The Outlet Shoppes at Laredo on Feb 23. All finishers for both races will be able to connect the medals together for one commemorative award.
PACKET PICK UP
Packets may be picked up 2/15 from 1 PM – 6 PM at LMC’s Tower B, Community Center Room. Packets include bib, timing chip and safety pins. Participant t-shirts will only be available to the first 300 runners to register.
Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place in each division
$200 Cash Prize for top timed overall male/female
Most Patriotic Award
Fittest Organization Award
The Wellness Fair will be open and free to the public from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM. It will take place at LMC Tower B Rotunda and Community Center. Some of the complimentary screenings being offered at the wellness fair include blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose, vision checks, pulmonary function and more. Please be aware that fasting is required for certain exams. The Wellness Fair is brought to you by Laredo Medical Center.