Mission County Park,
Join San Antonio’s one and only 5k that supports those born with cleft lip/palate and other craniofacial conditions. All proceeds will be directly donated to the Cleft Palate Foundation, an organization that supports and serves individuals affected by cleft and craniofacial conditions across the country. By participating, you help support the Cleft Palate Foundation’s efforts to fund critical cleft and craniofacial research, provide education and resources to patients, families, and professionals on the specialized care that is required from the moment these children are born, and so much more. Every smile holds a story. Every story holds a smile. Dress as your favorite story book character and share your smile! Best costume will be awarded after the race.
The Fourth Annual CleftStrong Family 5k will be held at 9 am on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Mission County Park, just south of downtown San Antonio, Texas! Share a fun morning with us along the historic Mission Reach trail of the San Antonio River! This trail, in its entirety, connects 4 of the 5 Spanish colonial missions to the San Antonio River which have been recently designated as a World Heritage Site.
Racers will enjoy a serene, historic and natural course that will begin and end at Mission County Park. This race is runner, walker, stroller, wheelchair, and family friendly including your dogs! It will be professionally timed by Iniquez Athletic Advertising & Promotions (IAAP). Awards will be presented to the top overall male and female finishers and top three male and female finishers in age categories (70+, 60-69, 50-59, 40-49, 30-39, 20-29, 19-10). All participants will take home a finisher’s certificate and prizes will be given to the top three participants with the best story book character costume, the fundraising team with the highest total of donations, and the largest team. Raffle sales will take place during pre-race festivities and winners will be announced after the race! Participants will find face painting, a purple carpet photo opportunity, snow cones, a live DJ and more! Gates will open at 7:30 a.m.
If you can’t meet us at the Mission Reach trails on October 15th, you can support from afar by registering as a virtual racer. Race along with us at your normal running spot and share your experience through social media at #cleftstrong5k! A race packet will be sent your way complete with this year’s awesome race day shirt when you register as a virtual racer by September 21st!