Register for the 2011 Gingerbread Man Mile (for kids!)

Calling all kids! Run Run as fast as you can and CATCH the Gingerbread man! Join us on the Friday after Thanksgiving (November 25) for the Gingerbread Man Mile (Run for Kids!). The event kicks off a festive day at the Reston Town Center which includes a Holiday Parade. Registration is free for kids, although a donation to Neediest Kids is appreciated. The first 500 registrants will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Packet pick up and late registration will be held on Wednesday, November 23 at Potomac River Running, Reston Town Center from 3-7 p.m. Runners may also pick up their packet on race day, Friday, November 25 beginning at 7 a.m at the fountain on Market Street All races start and finish on Market Street, near the fountain at Reston Town Center. Race schedule: 8:00 a.m.- 6-7 year olds (1 mile) 8:15 a.m.- 8-9 year olds (1 mile) 8:30 a.m.- 10-11 year olds (1 mile) 8:45 a.m.- 12-14 year olds (1 mile) 9:00 a.m.- High School Division (1 mile) 9:10 a.m.- 4-5 year olds (one loop, approx .4 mile) 9:20 a.m.- Tot Trot (2 blocks) 11:00 a.m.- Holiday Parade Following the final race, awards will be presented to the top three girls and boys finishers in each race (all tot trot finishers will receive a ribbon). Everyone is invited to the Holiday Parade beginning at 11 a.m.

Neediest Kids

Neediest Kids builds a bridge to success by giving low-income students the basic essentials they need to get the education they deserve, including eyeglasses, coats, clothes, uniforms, school supplies, food, personal care items, and other essential goods and services. Neediest Kids partners with ten school districts in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC

I know that running can be a hazardous activity and that I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with running, including, but not limited to, falls, weather conditions including high heat and/or humidity, contact with other participants, the effects of the road and traffic on the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Potomac River Running, Inc., Potomac River Running Charitable and Educational Events Inc., Commonwealth Race Management, Inc., and all event partners, sponsors and volunteers, their representatives and successors from all claims or liability of any kind arising out of my participation in this race even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. Further, I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, or other record of this event for any legitimate purpose without compensation to me. For safety reasons, I agree not to officiate with any of the following: Wheelchairs, strollers, baby joggers, skates, pets or headsets. I understand that there are no refunds should severe weather cancel the event.