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The Big 5K Road Race & Scramble

Date: Aug 31, 2018
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Kick off the best season of the year with The Big 5K Road Race, Scramble & Kids Fun Run! Run (or walk) through the fairgrounds during set-up for The Big E!

Entrance Fees
  • Children's Fun Run - Free with donation of a non-perishable food item
  • Big 5K - $30
  • 5K Scramble - $40
  • Virtual Race - $30
Early Registration
The first 500 registrants will receive a Big E swag bag that includes a single-day admission ticket to Fair and a t-shirt.

How to Register
Interested runners and walkers can register for all Big 5K Road Race events on RaceWire.
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What is the Big 5K Road Race?

The USAFT-certified course will take runners and walkers on three laps around the fairgrounds. Participants can run solo, with a team or for a cause, and compete against each other for cash prizes and age division medals.
The 5K Scramble incorporates Big E-themed challenges on every lap, with first place finishers receiving cash prizes. Runners complete a fun obstacle on each lap. This year participants will eat a mini Big E Cream Puff, play a game at Storrowton Village, and slide down the Giant Slide.
The family-friendly event will also host a pint-sized Fun Run course, located along the Avenue of States, for children 10 years-old and under. Line up time is 6:30pm and the race is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item.
All proceeds from the Big 5K Road Race will benefit agriculture and education youth activities at the Eastern States Exposition.
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BIG E SPIRIT AWARD & PATIO PARTY

Solo runners dressed in their Big E best will have a chance to win the Big E Spirit Award. The award will be given later that evening at a Storrowton Tavern patio party, with live music, refreshments and games for all.

Details at a glance!

Start Times
6:30 pm for Children's Fun Run
6:45 pm for 5K Road Race and Scramble

Race Route
Map of Big 5K Road Race

New in 2018
RaceWire Big 5K Virtual race. Runners can participate remotely and submit their times for Big E prizes.

Entrance Fees
  • Children's Fun Run - Free with donation of a non-perishable food item
  • Big 5K - $30
  • 5K Scramble - $40
  • Virtual Race - $30
Early Registration
The first 500 registrants will receive a Big E swag bag that includes a single-day admission ticket to Fair and a t-shirt.

How to Register
Interested runners and walkers can register for all Big 5K Road Race events on RaceWire.
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