“I Am Brave” Frontier 5K Race & Fun Run – 9/10

Come join us on September 10th for an enjoyable run through the Frontier Culture Museum, and help raise money for the Meredith Furr Summer Camp Scholarship Fund.  In 2016, Mer’s Scholarship Fund was able to send 23 deserving kids to camp, and with your help we can double that number in 2017!

Meredith Furr was a wonderful little girl and a member of our Frontier Culture Museum family. As many of you know, we recently lost Mer to cancer.  To honor Mer, the Museum has created a scholarship program in her name. Last summer she was one of our campers and we know she’d be happy to help other kids enjoy the same opportunity.  Every year, the Frontier Culture Museum hosts hundreds of kids for week long summer camps.  Camps are fun, educational, and offer the kind of adventure kids will long remember.  Sadly, too many kids don’t experience our summer camp because their families can’t afford to send them. Every scholarship generated opens the world of the Frontier Culture Museum for a child to learn and grow.

Five Ways You Can Participate

I Am Brave.framed-011) I Am Brave 5K Toe the line for the competitive 5K race through the Old World and early American Frontier.

2) Family Fun 5K Run/Walk Participate in the untimed 5K if you’d prefer a more leisurely experience!

3) Virtual 5K Run: Can’t attend? Register to do your 5K from wherever you are!

4) “I Am Brave” T-Shirt Don’t like to exercise?  Buy a t-shirt and cheer on your friends!

5) Family Fun Day will be held on the Pavilion after the 5K beginning at 10:30 am
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Event Information

What:  I Am Brave” Frontier 5K Race & Family Fun Run/Walk.

I.Am.Brave.tshirt (final)-01When:   Saturday, September 10th

  • 7:00 am:  Packet pickup and registration table opens
    (race packets may also be picked up on Friday Sept 9 at the Museum Welcome Center from 10 am-6 pm)
  • 8:00 am:  I Am Brave Frontier 5K Race starts
  • 9:00 am:  Fun Run & Walk begins
  • 10:30 am:  Family Fun Day activities begin on the Pavilion

Course:   The Frontier 5K is a closed course, multi-surfaced race that loops through the Frontier Culture Museum’s historic exhibits and nature trails.  The scenic route winds past thatched cottages, log cabins, duck-laden ponds, and historic livestock.  Disposable chip timing provided by 5Kevents.org.

Awards:   5K race category winners, male and female, will receive medals.  Each finisher will receive a participant medal.

Post-Race Family Fun Day:  Join us after the race for a Family Fun Day at the Museum with live music, games, face painting, great food, and much more!

Registration Options:  Register online or in person at the Museum Welcome Center

Option #1:  I Am Brave 5K Race

  • Pre-registration: $35 per person (ends September 5th at 11:59 PM).  Each registrant will receive an “I Am Brave” t-shirt and medal.
    Click here to register online
  • Race day registration: $45 per person.  Participants who register the day of the event are not guaranteed a shirt, so register early!

Option #2  Family Fun Run & Walk

Option # 3:  The Virtual 5K Run

  • $40 registration fee includes t-shirt and participant medal mailed to your home
  • Run in your neighborhood, backyard, or on a treadmill!
  • Participants do not have to submit their times, but we encourage you to tell us about your experience on Twitter and Instagram using #iambravefrontier5k.
  • Get your family and friends involved to make it your own event in honor of Meredith and all other children fighting pediatric cancer.
    Click here to register online

Option # 4:  The T-Shirt

Option # 5:  Family Fun Day

  • Immediately following the 5K race and fun run at 10:30 am
  • FREE admission to 5K registrants and anyone wearing an “I Am Brave” T-shirt.
  • FREE admission to all Annual Pass holders
  • Standard Museum Admission fees for everyone else
  • Live music, games, face-painting, caricatures, and balloons are included with your admission. Food & beverage vendors will be onsite.