Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host the Fourth Annual Yurak Memorial 5K Run at Irwindale’s Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area on Saturday, February 14, 2015. In addition to the race, the event will feature a free kids-only 1K Fun Run.
All proceeds will benefit Bosco Tech’s Yurak Athletic Center (YAC), the school’s sports training facility and home of its nine competitive sports teams. The center is named after long-time athletic director and football coach Bill Yurak.
Race registration is $35; $30 before January 17, 2015, and for school groups of 10 or more up to the day of race. Online registration is available at www.boscotech.edu/events and same day registration will be available at the check-in table. Included are racing fees, chip timing, finisher medal, commemorative t-shirt, and goody bag. Plaques will be awarded to the top five male and female runners and to the fastest runner under 18 years of age.
The 5K course, on a level path next to the lake, is ideal for competitive runners as well as walkers. Parking at the facility is $10 per car and is not included in the registration fee. Check in begins at 8:00 a.m. and the race starts at 9:00 a.m. The kids’ run begins at 10:00 a.m. The Santa Fe Dam is located at 15501 East Arrow Highway in Irwindale. For more information about the run, contact Bosco Tech Athletic Director Chris Shockley at (626) 940-2101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.