The Byron Chamber of Commerce and Power Combat Fitness of Byron are bringing back Byron Rocks 5k & 10k!
Let’s be healthy and support our community! How? Well, the Byron Chamber of Commerce exists to support Byron and its surrounding area. Byron Rocks 5k and 10k is just that. We need your help, as a fitness guru, leisure runner, beginner runner, or a good Samaritan wanting to support the community, to help us make May Day baskets for organizations in our community. Participants and spectators may bring a donation item for one of the following organizations, People Helping People Food Pantry or The Barn on Baseline Pet Shelter, on run day in exchange for a beverage at the refreshment tent! Please find a list of acceptable items below.
Byron Rocks 5k and 10k is intended for people of any fitness level. Whether you are running your first 10k, striving for your personal best, or enjoy a little competition this event is for you. This event will be chip timed. As previously mentioned, this event is intended to support the Byron Chamber and Byron Community. It is also intended to promote fitness and healthy lifestyles for everyone. So please join the Byron Chamber of Commerce and Power Combat Fitness to be healthy, support our special community, and have some fun!
Awards will be as follows: 5k & 10k – Overall Male and Female winners. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd for male and female age categories: 15 & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 & over. The team with the best team theme, any theme, will be awarded a May Day basket. The awards ceremony will be held at Weezy’s Sports Bar & Grill, downtown Byron at 12:00 pm.
Please contact the Byron Chamber of Commerce at [email protected] or (815) 234-5500 with any questions or comments.
*Must register by April 20th to be guaranteed a goodie bag and Byron Rocks t-shirt.
**Acceptable Donation Items for People Helping People Food Pantry are: 5 cans of fruit, 2 containers of jelly, 1 box of pasta with one jar of pasta sauce, 5 cans of tuna, or 2 boxes of brownie or cake mix.
**Acceptable Donation Items for The Barn on Baseline Pet Shelter are: 1 box of 33-gallon trash bags, 2 rolls of paper towels (packaged), 2 large bottles of dish soap, 2 jugs of bleach, 1 bag of dry cat food, 5 cans of cat or dog food.