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Sheboygan A's 5K Home Run Announced

Sheboygan A's 5K Home Run Announced

Posted: February 19, 2015

The Sheboygan A’s are proud to announced we are hosting the Sheboygan A’s 5K Home Run! - a 5K run/walk— sponsored by ExxonMobil on May 31.

All proceeds will benefit the Sheboygan Athletic Club and Wildwood Baseball Park, where the run/walk route will start and finish.

Starting on New Jersey Avenue, participants will head north on 15th Street with a slight curve on Niagara Avenue taking them to the 14th Street bridge. They then will head west on Ontario Avenue past Starbucks and southwest onto the bike path to Niagara Avenue.

The route then heads north along North 18th Street, around the corner on Erie Avenue, south to North Evans Street and bringing participants to South 22nd Sreet.

The homestretch returns runners and walkers on New Jersey Avenue into the ball park entrance and around the warning track on the baseball field, ending in left field.

The run/walk will start at 8 a.m. with slow movers and those with strollers asked to line up near the back. Bicycles, roller skates/blades, skateboards, pets and wheelchairs will not be allowed. Packets and t-shirts may be picked up the day of the race or from 2-6 p.m. on May 30 at Wildwood Baseball Park.

After the race, awards will be given to the top overall male and female runners along with the Top 3 male and female runners in the following age groups:14 and younger, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and older.

Registration will include bib chip timing, a cotton t-shirt, one free Sheboygan A’s baseball ticket voucher, massage therapist and first aid station at the finish line, a goody bag and a free post-race beer to participants 21 and older or a free soda or water for those younger than 21. Music will also be provided before and after the race.

To register, visit: http://www.active.com.

The Sheboygan A's are members of the Wisconsin State League and Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League. The A's have helped develop more than 41 players that have reached professional baseball, including 2002 World Series Champion Jarrod Washburn (Anaheim Angels). All Sheboygan A's home games are played at Wildwood Baseball Park in Sheboygan. Connect with the A's on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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