BOISE – The 2018 St. Luke’s FitOne event takes place September 20 - 22. The three day event includes 5K, 10K, and half marathon races as well as a Healthy Living Expo at Boise Centre where the focus is on fitness, health and nutrition and you’ll leave with many ideas for supporting a healthier lifestyle. All fundraising from the event benefits St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital.
Local companies are invited to join in friendly competition while promoting health, fitness and corporate camaraderie. Registration deadline to set up a Healthy Business Challenge team is August 31.
Team member registration ends at midnight on September 9.
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 Team 7. All members of KTVB’s Team 7 will receive a fun gift.
Register here and pick up your packet at the FitOne Healthy Living Expo on Thursday, September 20 from 12:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, September 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 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 22
5K - FitOne offers several 5K waves starting at 9:30 a.m. in front of the Idaho Statehouse at the intersection of Capitol Boulevard and Bannock Street on Saturday, September 22. 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
• Fit & Fun Purple 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 7:30 a.m. Participants need to be at their assigned corral by 7:20 a.m. Strollers are allowed. The race ends in Ann Morrison Park.
Half Marathon - The FitOne half marathon starts at Capitol and Bannock at 7:15 a.m. Participants need to be in place by 7:00 a.m. Strollers and walkers are welcome, but strollers will be moved to the last start corral for safety reasons. The course will reopen to traffic at 11:00 a.m. After 11:00 am participants still on the course will be asked to move to the sidewalks. The race ends in Ann Morrison Park.
COST, RACE PACKETS, FINISH FESTIVAL & AWARDS
Race registration cost ranges from $20 to $60 depending on age and race category.
The Finish Festival will offer snacks and swag for registered participants generously provided by FitOne sponsors.
All half marathon finishers receive a finisher medal. The top overall female and male runners will each receive an award and the first, second and third male and female runners in each five-year age group will receive an award.
All participants in the 5K, 10K and half marathon will be timed at no extra cost to the participant. Through your Big River Race Management timing chip you can take advantage of some fun ways to share your race day experience. 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.
Participants can catch a free shuttle from the Boise Towne Square Mall in the Northwest parking lot near Dillard’s beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday. Return shuttles will depart from Ann Morrison Park beginning at 9:00 a.m. and will make two stops to accommodate participants. The first stop is Downtown Boise on Front Street near Century Link Arena and the shuttle will continue on to Boise Town Square. The return shuttles will run until 12:30 p.m. or until the final finishers have completed the race and have been identified as needing shuttle service back to their vehicles. FitOne will not be offering a Nampa/Canyon County shuttle this year.
For complete shuttle and parking information, click here.
HEALTHY LIVING EXPO
• Thursday, September 20 – 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
• Friday, September 21– 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
• Located at the Boise Centre – 850 Front Street
• Packet Pickup, exercise classes, nutritional demos, activities and exhibitors.