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Road to Omaha 5K Run

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The City of Omaha Parks, Recreation and Public Property Depeartment, College World Series, Inc. and the NCAA present a 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) run in conjunction with the 2011 Men's NCAA College World Series on Sunday, June 26, at 9 a.m. The net proceeds from the Road to OmahaRun will benefit the Omaha Parks Foundation and Omaha-area schools through the NCAA's Fund the Future partnership with DonorsChoose.org.

“This run will highlight Omaha’s riverfront parks and the city’s active lifestyle,” said Melinda Pearson, Director of the Omaha Parks, Recreation and Public Property Department. “Everyone is welcome to participate from elite runners to walkers to parents with children in strollers.”  

The cost is $25 for adults 19 years and older and $20 for participants 18 and under. Limited edition 2011 Road to Omaha Run T-shirts will be provided for those who register before June 17. On-site, (cash) registration will be available between 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. the morning of the event.

Organizers expect between 250 and 500 people to participate in this year's run. Registrations are currently being accepted on-line at www.NCAA.com/cws

The run will start near Lewis and Clark Riverfront Landing. Prizes, including game tickets and College World Series memorabilia, will be awarded to top finishers. Snacks and drinks will be provided following the race.    

Occurs once: Jun 26, 2011 (9:00 AM to )

Omaha, NE

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