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BOISE -- Celebrating fitness, friendship, and education, the 2014 FitOne event happens September 18 - 20.

The three day event includes 5K, 10K, and half marathon races. There will also be nutrition demonstrations, health screenings, food and entertainment, and many exhibits focused on overall health and well-being.

FitOne is partnering with St. Luke's Children's Hospital in Boise. Individual participants can create a personal or team fundraising page to donate to St. Luke's Children's Hospital.

You can also join KTVB's Team7!

Register here and pick up your packet at the FitOne Expo on Thursday, September 18 from 4 to 9 p.m. and Friday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Boise Centre, 850 Front Street.

The mission statement of FitOne is to build healthier communities through fun, active living. "Being fit is not a destination; it is a way of life, and through FitOne our VISION is to inspire families to come to the starting line every September and encourage progressive steps in a healthy direction throughout the year."

RACES ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

5K

FitOne offers several 5K waves starting at 9:20 a.m. in front of the Idaho Statehouse at the intersection of Capitol Boulevard and Bannock Street on Saturday, September 20. You must be at the start wave by 9 a.m. The race ends in Ann Morrison Park.

  • Red Wave: Competitive Run
  • Green Wave: Competitive Stroller Division
  • Fit & Fun Blue Wave: Non-Competitive Run or Walk - No Wheels
  • Family Orange Wave: Family/Stroller/All Wheels Division

10K

The FitOne 10K also begins in downtown Boise. The start signal is at 8 a.m. Participants need to be at their assigned corral by 7:45 a.m. Strollers are allowed. The race ends in Ann Morrison Park.

Half Marathon

The FitOne half marathon starts in at Capitol and Bannock at 7:30 a.m. Participants need to be in place by 7:15 a.m. Strollers and walkers are welcome. The course will reopen to traffic at 11: 30 a.m. which allows for a 18+ minute pace per mile. The race ends in Ann Morrison Park.

COST, RACE PACKETS, FINISH LINE PARTY & AWARDS

Race registration cost ranges from $10 to $45 depending on age and race category.

The finish line party will offer breakfast for registered participants generously provided by FitOne sponsors.

All half marathon finishers receive a finisher medal. No age group awards will be issued for 2nd and 3rd place runners.

All participants in the 5K, 10K and half marathon will be timed at no extra cost to the participant. Your finishing time serves as an important benchmark as you seek to improve your fitness levels from year to year.

All results and awards will be located at the results tent near the breakfast area in Ann Morrison Park. Live results will also be available immediately via your smart phone.

PARKING

Participants can catch a free shuttle from the Boise Towne Square Mall near Dillard's to the start line beginning at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday. FitOne will not be offering a Nampa/Canyon County shuttle this year.

Return shuttles will depart from Ann Morrison Park.

For complete shuttle and parking information, see the click here.

FITONE 2-Day EXPO

  • Thursday, September 18 – 4 to 9 p.m.
  • Friday, September 19 – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Located at the Boise Centre – 850 Front Street
  • Nutrition demos, fitness classes, free health screening, FitOne kids clubhouse, Sally Sampson from ChopChop Magazine, exhibits.
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