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Footloose Don't Dance 5K Fun Run/Walk

Footloose Don't Dance Run
5K Fun Run/Walk


June 7, 2014
8:00 a.m.
Amish Acres
Nappanee, Indiana

To Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties in Indiana
and Berrien and Cass Counties in Michigan

RACE PURPOSE
The purpose of the partnership between The Round Barn Theatre and Big Brothers Big Sisters is to provide free tickets for Little Brothers and Little Sisters to the production of Footloose the Musical in The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres.

It is the 30th anniversary of the movie Footloose and Kevin Bacon's breakout roll as Ren McCormick who convinces a small town that dancing and rock and roll music are to be celebrated not banned.

See Kevin Bacon's recent Footloose entrance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. A celebrity drop in visit and celebrity shout out have been requested from Kevin Bacon's charity SixDegrees.org,.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS PARTICIPATING AGENCIES

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County, Indiana
Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berrien and Cass Counties, Michigan
Big Brothers Big Sisters National Organization

HELP PROMOTE FOOTLOOSE DON'T DANCE RUN
Print these Flyers and Posters for use on bulletin boards

8.5" x 11" Flyer PDF
8.5" x 14" Poster
11" x 17" Poster
Post the Press Release for the Footloose Don't Dance Run

 RACE/WALK DETAILS

  • The Race/Walk is Sponsored by The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres, Nappanee, Indiana

  • Race Director Pastor Mark Riege, Camp Creek Church of the Brethren

  • The race course is mostly flat, with a finish lap around Amish Acres' Farm Pond

  • The event will not be timed, although times will be called at the finish line

  • The Race/Walk will start at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, June 7, 2014

  • A Kids' Two Laps around the Pond Run (Approx. 2/3's of a mile) will begin at 9:00 a.m.

  • Pre-registration for the Kids' Run is $10. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and special treat voucher at the finish line. Register each person on a separate entry form

  • Pre-Registration is $30 per person, Day of Event is $35. Preregistration ends May 28, 2014

  • T Shirts for all registered runners, shirts are not guaranteed for day of event registrants

  • Souvenir mugs for first twenty five runners in the Run and the Walk

  • The Race starts and ends at Historic Amish Acres, 1600 West Market Street, Nappanee, IN 46550 (U.S. Highway 6 and CR 3)

  • Race Information from Richard Pletcher (800) 800-4942 Extension 212

  • All registered participants will receive a T-shirt, a free ticket to Footloose the Musical, a $5 discount voucher for an additional ticket and an Amish Acres lunch discount coupon

  • In addition, The Round Barn Theatre will donate an additional Footloose the Musical ticket to Big Brothers Big Sisters for each registered runner/walker

  • Holders of free tickets and $5 discount vouchers must make reservations for Footloose the Musical at Amish Acres Box Office (800) 800-4942, Jeni Scheffer, Box Office Manager. Reservations are subject to availability

  • Pre-registration is online at AmishAcres.com or complete a paper entry form and mail it with a check for $30 (if marked by 5/28/14) made payable to Amish Acres

  • Mail entry forms and checks to Amish Acres, 1600 West Market Street, Nappanee, IN 46550

  • Race Packets will be available at The Round Barn Theatre Lobby between 7:00 a.m. and 7:45 a.m.

  • All Little Brothers and Little Sisters, police, EMTs, active military and veterans can register for this event free.

  • All entries will have a Release and Indemnity Form signed naming Big Brothers Big Sisters and Amish Acres

  • Water stations and race officials will be provided by the cast and company of The Round Barn Theatre and the Nappanee Police Department

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF ELKHART COUNTY
Stephanie Patka
Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County
59029 Cr 13
Elkhart, IN 46517
T (574) 875-1039
www.bbbselkhart.org

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH COUNTY
Deborah Burrow
Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Joseph County
218 West Washington St. Suite 710
South Bend, IN  46601
T (574) 232-9958
F (574) 232-9391
www.bbbs-sjc.org

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF BERRIEN AND CASS COUNTIES
Christina Frank
Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berrien & Cass
205 Broadway, Suite B . Niles, MI 49120 
T (269) 684-1100
F (269) 684-1490
C (574) 876-6193
www.bbbsofbc.org

RACE PROMOTER
Richard Pletcher
Founder/CEO
Amish Acres, LLC
1600 West Market Street
Nappanee, IN 46550
T (574) 773-4188 Extension 212
C (574) 354-0515
F (574) 773-4180
richardpletcher@amishacres.com

RACE PROMOTIONS AND MEDIA CONTACT
Janis Logsdon
Advertising Director
Amish Acres
1600 West Market Street
Nappanee, IN 46550
T (574) 773-4188 Extension 240
C (574) 276-7096
JanisLogsdon@AmishAcres.com