From Press Release: Redmond, WA – Join us Saturday, November 14 at 9 am to win your Thanksgiving turkey at the 5th Annual Redmond Poultry Predictor 5K. The race is open to all levels of runners, and you do not have to cross the finish line first to win! Runners guess their time before the race, no mile splits are given, and the finish clock turned backward. The race takes place on the Redmond Central Connector, and the course is flat, fast, and USATF certified.
Registration for the 5K includes a long-sleeve technical shirt, finisher medal, chip timing, and a donation to Open Kitchen, and samples from participating sponsors Krave Jerky, Vita Coco and KIND Snacks. The city is excited to partner for a 3rd year with Open Kitchen, who is a local, grassroots, all-volunteer program that is fueled by passion to serve others and funded exclusively by donations from the community and local businesses. Every Wednesday from 5 pm – 7 pm, Open Kitchen serves a warm, nutritious, free meal to anyone who walks through our door. While we take care of our neighbors, we are also mindful of our earth: All meals are served on ceramic plates and with silverware, cloth napkins are laundered each week, cans are recycled, plastics reused, and all food scraps composted.
“Our races bring the entire community together. We see the full gamut of participation from very competitive runners, families, and first-time, runners and walkers,” said Sarah Sandquist, Fitness Program Coordinator with the City of Redmond.
The top five closest times in the Predictor division will win turkeys. Courtesy of Super Jock ‘N Jill, the non-Predictor division will award gift certificates for top male and female finishers in each age group. Additional turkeys, pies, and gift certificates from Iron Tribe Fitness and Voya Financial will be raffled to all participants.