Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Looking for a Costume Race? NoDaWeen!

What? 1 night, 4 events at NoDaWEEN, including the Freaky 5k Twilight Race
When? Saturday, October 29th at 6PM Race Start
Where? Neighborhood Theater at 511 East 36th Street
Why? Costume Contest + Prizes for Top 3 Overall Winners!

In the twilight hours of Saturday, October 29, 2011, hundreds of runners and revelers will race through the streets of NoDa in the Freaky 5k Race. The race will begin and end at the Neighborhood Theatre located at 511 East 36th Street, Charlotte, NC. Race Day registration opens at 5:00 p.m. and the race begins at 6:00 p.m. Costumes are encouraged, but optional.

Following the race, participants who have chosen to dress-up will be automatically entered in a costume contest with the best three costumes receiving prizes. This is in addition to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prizes awarded to the fastest Male and Female runners.

Proceeds of Race
100% of the proceeds from NoDaWEEN will benefit the NoDa Neighborhood Association. NoDa NA is dedicated to promoting the arts, advocating for greener environments, supporting small businesses, encouraging diversity, and aiding fellow charities. NoDa NA is a grassroots organization that does not have huge financial resources or wherewithal to produce massive events. NoDa NA relies on the efforts of our sponsors, donors, and volunteer staff to keep the neighborhood alive, vibrant, and streaming with tourists. The NoDa NA is also a federally recognized 501 (c)3 charitable organization.

Participant Packet Pickup
Friday, October 28 at the Johnston YMCA Gymnastics Room from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Event Parking
Event parking for the Freaky 5K is available at the Johnston YMCA from 5 p.m. until midnight. There will be a $5 parking fee for this lot during these time slots. ALL proceeds will be directly donated to the Johnston YMCA to benefit another worthy non-profit. Parking attendants will be there to guide the way and watch your car while you enjoy the festivities!

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