Monthly Archives: August 2013

Salt Lake Foam Fest Charity- Huntsman Cancer Institute

It is very likely that you or someone you know has been affected by cancer. There is still plenty that we don’t know about the thousands of types but it is wonderful to know that the Huntsman Institute is working to give the doctors a better answer to their patients questions. Here are a couple of the lives that this wonderful organization has affected for the better.

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Important things to know for a 5k obstacle run

Now that you have signed up for the Foam Fest we can guarantee you that some of these questions are running through your head:

What do I bring?

The first thing on your list should be all the friends that you can round up. Bring some extra change for parking and any kind of merchandise that you can sport for your family and friends that missed out. Bring and extra change of clothes and a old towel to clean off afterwards. Finally, do not forget your signed and printed wavier. Unfortunately you cannot pick up you bib without a fee if you don’t have your wavier.

What to wear?

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If you consider the fact that everything you are wearing will be dirty and wet then you probably won’t go astray. Remember to wear an extra layer over whatever you don’t want others to see since you will want to change after the race and you may not want to rinse off in your underwear. Wear shoes that you can secure tightly and you don’t mind getting caked in mud. As breathable shoes as possible is preferred so as to allow for the water to seep out the sides so you aren’t running with pools tied to your feet.

Should I get a team together?

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5 people is all that you have to get in order to qualify as a team. As far anything larger than 5 there is no limit. The largest teams we have had have been more than 70 people! Each member of the team gets a $10 discount to our merchandise store. Given that we sign up in waves, it is important that you get your team together early if you all want to be in the same heat. The later that you sign up the more likely that the earlier wave times will be full.

 

Reno 5k Foam Fest Charity

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Yes, there is one thing that you can predict about the 5k Foam Fest and that is where ever we go we are going to team up with the Special Olympics whenever we can. Nevada is no exception to this. Please come out to support them with part of registration fee being donated to them.

 

If you haven’t come by the site to have all your questions answered then you are one click away.

LA Foam Fest is 2 Days Away!

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LA, here we come. We are hard a work setting up your Foam Fest. There were so many cities that we has to go to before coming to LA and the journey was worth it. Please come by the site to see for information about the race, what gear to bring and where to go for bib pick-up so that your journey is worth it as well.

Here is the proof that the 5k Foam Fest will be a great day for you LA!

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If you haven’t convinced your friends to run it with you then you only have till tomorrow till the price goes up 10 bucks. Take them to the Facebook page if they need a little convincing. See you in 2 days!

So Cal 5k Foam Fest Charity

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The 5k Foam Fest is privileged to team up with The Special Olympics of Southern California for the race this weekend. If you can’t tell already there is a trend in the charities that we team up with. We do feel strongly that this organization that does great things for all types of athletes. We know that they agree with us that sports should definitely have an element of fun to them. To out more about the charity here is a link to the site.

 

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This is the Annual Plane Pull that happens at the Long Beach Airport on August 24th from 10am to 2pm. You should stop by and participate.

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Portland Foam Fest Charity

Portland foamers, we are grateful for you choice to come enjoy yourselves with us at the Foam Fest and as we stated when you signed up a part of your fee is going to charity, BIg Brothers and Big Sister of Columbia Northwest is the recipient of this race. If you haven’t considered participating in this program before here  is where to go. You can be a big brother or sister and even do it as a couple. You can be a sports buddy, volunteer at a school and even be a second chance for 12-17 year olds who are involved in the juvenile detention program.

As for the 5k, just come to have some fun. If you have any questions visit the site because we are sure that someone else has more than likely had the same question.

 

Seattle, 2 days till showdown!

Seattle, we are excited to be in Sammamish this weekend for you to come find out what it means to be filthy clean. There are already literally thousands of people signed up and we have the room for thousands more so please don’t think there isn’t any room left for you.

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We are doing are best to get all the obstacles up for you guys:

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We have information on the sponsors of the event and we can also send you a reminder about the race. You can find a description of all the obstacles and even suggestions on what to wear if you have any questions. Just click here.