40th Annual Fowl Fun Run
Tom Turkey Tom Turkey will be running the 10K again this year! Beat the turkey and get a special prize!
Join us for the 40th Annual Fowl Fun Run on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10 am starting at Mount Vernon Christian School in Mount Vernon, WA. We offer two distances: 5K and 10K. Both courses are USATF certified and are run on flat, low-traffic farm roads in the Skagit Valley. We will be using the IPICO chip timing system to time both races. Food, refreshments, awards and lots of random prizes will be available after the race in a warm gymnasium. Sign up early and save money!
The 10K is a flat loop on farming roads south of downtown Mount Vernon with a short out and back section on Dike Road. The 5K is a flat course with an out-and-back section on Britt Road. Both races will start in front of the gym at Mount Vernon Christian School. The courses are not closed to vehicle traffic, but both courses have been designed to avoid crossing any dangerous intersections. One aid station will be located near the 3-mile mark on the 10K course assuming that the wind doesn't blow it away!
Pumpkin pie, brownies and refreshments will be available after the race for race participants.
Pre-registered with performance hat $30
Pre-registered without hat $15
Day of race (no hat) $20
Performance hat on race day (if available) $15
Youth ages 12 and under (no hat) Free
Adults 70 and older (no hat) Free
Online registration will close Friday, November 9th at noon.
Please note that all entry fees are non-refundable.
Day of Race Registration
Please arrive early if you plan to register on the morning of the race. We will not hold up the race start to wait for late arrivals. If you arrive after 9:30 a.m. and try to sign up for the run, you may miss the official start and not be included in the age group awards. Registration will be available online until noon the day before the race and Skagit Running Company will be accepting registrations until 1 p.m. on Friday, so please pre-register!
Day of Race Packet Pick-up and Registration Schedule
Pre-registered participants may pick up their bib numbers and timing chips starting at 8:25 a.m. on race morning. Day of race registration will begin at 8:25 am and end at 9:30 am on race morning.
Race day schedule
8:00 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.: Volunteers set up gym, finish line and course
8:25 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Day of race registration
8:25 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.: Bib number/chip pick up for pre-registered participants
10 a.m.: Both races start
10:05 a.m.: Turkey begins the 10K
11:05 a.m.: Awards in the gym (5K awards will be first)
12 p.m. (noon): Both courses close; volunteers begin clean up of gym, finish line and course
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