Miles for Freedom Dayton Logistics

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We are TWO DAYS away from our 2nd fundraiser of the year! This blog will provide some answers to common questions about the day of the event.
WHO DOES THE FUNDRAISER BENEFIT?

Our Goal is to raise $5,000 with this event to support the new residential program of Oasis House. After a few set backs with permits and theft they plan to move into the house by the end of June. Because of your support we have $3,000 in donations as of May 28th. We have faith in Christ that our goal will be met by next week. Checks and cash donations are welcomed at registration and online at http://www.imathlete.com/donate/milesforfreedomoasishouse Make checks payable to Oasis House For M.F.F.

2. WHAT IS THE ADDRESS FOR EVENT?
Eastwood MetroPark
Enter at the entrance with traffic Light
1385 Harshman Rd,
Dayton, OH 45431
Detailed interactive Google Map sign in required on phones

We will meet at Pioneer Shelter Pavilion ABOUT 1 MILE FROM THE ENTRANCE next to the creek and bridges that are nearest the restrooms, playground and Mad River Bikeway.

3. WHAT ARE THE CHECK IN AND START TIMES?

8:00 AM- CHECK IN

8:30-8:45 AM – START TIME

2:00 PM – WE EXPECT ALL PARTICIPANTS TO BE FINISHED

4. WHERE ARE THE HYDRATION/NUTRITION BOOTHS? (Look for our WHITE YARD SIGNS and volunteers at turn around points for 2.7, 7.2 and 27 mile events)

Detailed interactive Google Map

BOOTH 1 @THE START- Brown St. Starbucks Coffee, Bagels, Apples, Bananas, Nutri Grain Bars, Kashi Bars, Oatmeal Bars, Gatorade Energy Chews, Gatorade Mix to add to your water bottle, bottles of water provided by Earth Fare

BOOTH 2 @ Mile Marker 1.35- Bottled Water, Nutri Grain Bars, Gatorade Energy Chews and snack bars. No Restrooms at this stop.

BOOTH 3 @ Mile Marker 3.6- Bottled Water, Gatorade Energy Chews, Nutri Grain Bars, Gatorade Energy Chews, snack bars. No Restrooms at this stop.

BOOTH 4 @ Mile Marker 5.3- At Linden/Dayton Xenia Rd. Parking Lot and Porta-Potty. A church and cemetery are next to this stop. Bottled Water, Nutri Grain Bars, snack bars, Gatorade Energy Chews

BOOTH 5 @ Mile Marker 7.3- Beavercreek Station- Restrooms, vending machine, shady pavilion, Bottled Water, Nutri Grain Bars, snack bars, Gatorade Energy Chews

BOOTH 6 NEAR MILE MARKER 12.5- Kil-Kare Speedway- We are grateful to the support of Kil-Kare Speedway for allowing us to use the area near the drag strip for our final booth. There will be a porta-potty, Bottled Water, Fruit, protein bars, Nutri Grain Bars, snack bars, Gatorade Energy Chews.

A YARD SIGN WITH 13.5 WILL BE AT FINAL TURN AROUND ABOUT 1 MILE FROM BOOTH 6 JUST 1/2 mile PAST HAWKINS RD. BUT BEFORE XENIA STATION

MORE PARKING AND RESTROOMS ARE LOCATED NEAR MILE MARKER 10 AT FACTORY RD.

5. What order will participants start in?

Because this is not a race we will start the mileage near the Pioneer Shelter where check in is. We will cross the bridge and go to Springfield St. to pick up the start of Creekside Trail and head towards Beavercreek Station. In order for us to give more money to Oasis House you must track your own time.

We ask that Cyclist start first, then Inline skaters, Derby Skaters, Longboarders, Runners, walkers, and lastly families or those that want to start at a casual pace. (ONLY a minute or so will separate each group)

SAFETY FIRST YOU MUST STOP AT ALL ROADS, AND WEAR YOUR HELMET AT ALL TIMES. PLEASE ANNOUNCE PASSING ON THE LEFT, KEEP A SAFE SPEED AND BE AWARE OF OTHERS WHO ARE USING THE TRAIL.

CALL 911 IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY.

Lastly, registration for our last fundraiser of the year is below.

Oct. 4-5, 2014- Dayton, OH- Benefits Oasis House- $5,000 goal
(“Competition” of Midwest Outdoor Experience @ Eastwood Metropark )

REGISTER HERE

Mileage Options:

2.7 • 7.2 • 27 • 50 • 72

Thank you,
Gentry Darby
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