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Swazi 5K

Save the Date Saturday, September 20, 2014

Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Swazi 5K Run/Walk to be held in Bethany, Oklahoma. The Swazi 5K is a USATF sanctioned event and certified course that starts and finishes on the campus of Southern Nazarene University.

The Swaziland Partnership is a cooperative effort between the Swaziland Church of the Nazarene, Swaziland Nazarene Health Institutions, NCM Africa, Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, Inc., Bethany First Church of the Nazarene, and Southern Nazarene University. Our goal is to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS in Swaziland through the development of key spiritual,
compassionate and educational resources.

To be:
a Sponsor download and return the 2014 Swazi 5K Sponsorship form
a Volunteer contact: John Wally: wallyj777@yahoo.com
To Register early: www.signmeup.com/calendar

Location Information:
The start and finish are on the campus of Southern Nazarene University (NW 39th St. Expressway and College). There will also be a 1 mile Fun Run/Walk looping around the block. Race will be held rain or shine. No refunds.

About This Event:
Proceeds from this event are used by Bethany First Nazarene to provide scholarships to send volunteer teams to Swaziland, to support the Swaziland HIV/AIDS Task Force to provide home-based care to those with AIDS with the goal to delay orphanhood for the children of Swaziland and to support the Swaziland RFM Hospital delivery room to prevent the transfer of HIV to newborn babies. A portion of the proceeds will also be used to benefit the children of Bethany, Oklahoma through the Bethany Foundation After-School Program.

Pre-registration:
5K - $25 and $30 the day of the race
one mile walk - $20 and $25 the day of the race
12 years old and under receive a $5 discount
Price includes a t-shirt and goody bag -All but $5 of your registration fee may count as a charitable tax deduction

Expo:
There will be an Expo with music, sponsor tables, vendors, drawings, etc., all morning, so runners/walkers come early to enjoy the atmosphere!

Packet Pick-up:
Race packets will be available Thursday, Sept 18 from 4-7PM and Friday, Sept. 19 from 4-6PM at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene, Room 121 (enter through the North doors), 6789 NW 39th Street Expressway. Packets also available on race day at the registration tent before the races.

The Course:
This is a USATF sanctioned event and certified course (OK-09054-DG) that starts and finishes on the campus of Southern Nazarene University and loops through the neighborhoods in Bethany. A tent with medical personnel will be on-site. Water, sports drinks, and refreshments will be available. 

Contact:
Karen Dedmon
Phone: (405) 834-7436
Email: karen-dedmon@sbcglobal.net