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REGISTER FOR “VICTORY FOR VICTIMS” 5K/10K WALK/RUN!
OFFICIAL COOL-DOWN RACE of the 2014 ASICS LA MARATHON

SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 2014
LAKE BALBOA PARK, ENCINO

RACE TO SAVE VICTIMS OF ABUSE and RAISE FUNDS for Northridge Hospital’s Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS), 24/7 immediate response program serving victims of sexual abuse and assault.

Please join us in helping to “Break the Silence and Stop the Abuse” by participating in the walk/run! Make your miles mean something more… get your family, friends and colleagues to sponsor you for a great cause!

Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
Opening Ceremonies begin at 7:00 am
Time: 5K starts at 8:00 am
10K starts at 8:30 am
Demonstration and Kids Warm-up (Presented by Dragons Martial Arts) starts at 9:50 am
Kids Fun Run starts at 10:00 am
Location: Lake Balboa Park
6330 Woodley Avenue
Lake Balboa, CA 91406
Fees: 5K/10K $35 until 4/9/14; $40 after 4/9/14
Kids Fun Run $15 includes finisher medals
Registration: 1. Register online at www.active.com
Online Registration closes:
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 11:59 PM Pacific Time

2. Register by mail postmarked by April 4rth
Victory for Victims Walk/Run
8210 Etiwanda Ave., Reseda, CA 91335
Make checks payable to Northridge Hospital Foundation/CATS

3. Register at packet pick-up on Saturday 4/12, noon - 4pm
Woodley Park, Encino

4. Register on event morning 4/13 beginning at 6:30am ($40 registration fee)
FORM A RACE DAY TEAM:

Team Captains must register online first by selecting the Team Captain category and entering team name.

Team Members can then register by selecting the Team Member category and selecting the appropriate team name from the drop down box on the form.

Online Fundraising to support CATS
When you register online, a fundraising page will automatically be created for you. You will be able to customize your page (add a picture, set a goal, etc). Team Fund-raising pages will be created when the Team Captain registers. Email the link to your fundraising page to your friends & family and raise funds online! Money will automatically be sent to the organization, and your donors will receive a confirmation with their tax id information.

Course:

The 5K starts on Woodley Avenue and travels past the Woodley Lakes Golf Course and into Lake Balboa Park, then goes around Lake Balboa and returns to finish in beautiful Woodley Park to the sound of cheering crowds!

The 10K starts on Woodley Avenue with runners going past the Basin Wildlife area, along the LA River Tributary and past Woodley Lakes Golf Course and around Lake Balboa Park to finish in beautiful Woodley Park to the sound of cheering crowds!

Both races are fast and flat!


Timing:

Accurate race results using chip timing services provided by Prime Time timing & finish line management company

Packet
Pick-up:

(Bib with disposable timing tag and T-shirt)

1. Saturday, 4/12 from 12 noon- 4pm

Enter the paved parking lot in Woodley Park on the east side of Woodley Ave south of Victory Blvd. There will be signs and a white tent set up in the parking lot with volunteers to assist you with registration and picking up your bib with disposable timing tag and T-shirt.

You can also register for the event at this time and pick up your packet.

2. Sunday 4/13 beginning at 6:30am

On race morning, you can pick up your packet starting at 6:30am at the event site.

Meet the
Celebrities:

Meet Olympic legend, Rafer Johnson, presenting the wining medals at the Awards Ceremony and taking photographs with winners and event participants. Join Master of Ceremonies Commander Chuck Street!


Fabulous
Expo and
Finish Line
Festivities:

Everyone is encouraged to stay and enjoy the exciting Business, Health and Fitness Expo, complimentary food and drinks, the Cool-Down Lounge, and the Kids Fun Zone (karate demonstrations and balloon sculptures.)

Directions
& Parking:
Driving:
405 Freeway to Victory Blvd.
West on Victory Blvd. to Woodley Ave.
Left on Woodley Ave., going south.
WATCH FOR RACE PARKING SIGNS
Walk/jog to the Expo Area on east side of Woodley

Public Transit
Los Angeles Metro Orange Line (Busway) Woodley Station
Proceeds benefit:

The Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS) at Northridge Hospital Medical Center is the only 24/7 program for victims of sexual assault and abuse in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. CATS provides medical evidentiary exams and forensic interviews. CATS partners with the Valley Trauma Center to provide on-site case management and referrals to victims of all ages. Since 1997, CATS has provided critically needed services to 12,000 victims of sexual abuse and sexual assault to help them begin the process of healing and recovery!