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    April 25, 2017

    Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

    Contact: Neva Cole, Communications Director

    6 Washington Street

    Dover, NH 03820

    (603) 742-2002

    www.childrens-museum.org

     

    Prizes and Raffles In Store for 5K Participants

     

    (Dover, NH – April 26, 2017) – Runners and Walkers will want to sign up for the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire’s 5K Road Race by May 1st to get a chance to win Philbrick’s Sports gift cards. The certified race, part of the Seacoast Road Race Series, will be held in downtown Dover on Saturday, May 6 at 9am.

     

    Everyone who signs up by May 1st for the 5K will be entered to win three $100 gift cards to Philbrick’s Sports. Additionally, all kids who have signed up for the Kid-venture Course by May 1st, which is series of exhibit-themed challenges just for kids ages 1-12 happening in Henry Law Park at 10am, will be entered to win two $50 gift cards to Philbrick’s Sports. All Kid-venture Course participants will also receive a ribbon for participating and a t-shirt while supplies last.

     

    “Philbrick’s Sports has also generously donated 4 gift baskets worth $50 each that we’ll be raffling off to the Kid-venture Course participants on the day of the race,” shared Neva Cole, CMNH Communications Director. In addition, the museum’s neighbor the Noggin Factory has donated raffle prizes, as has Dover’s Twice the Fun. “We also will be giving away a Twice the Fun gift card to the first stroller that crosses the 5K finish line, because that is a gigantic accomplishment that should be rewarded!”

     

    Additional prizes for runners who place will be provided by Weathervane, Runner’s Alley and Philbrick’s Sports:

    1ST PLACE PRIZES:
    Weathervane Gift Cards for a Lobster Dinner for two
    Overall Male & Female: Ten Lobster dinner gift cards

    2ND PLACE PRIZES:
    $20 Philbrick's Sports Gift Cards with $5 water bottle
    Overall Male & Female: Six Weathervane lobster dinner gift cards

    3RD PLACE PRIZES:
    $15 Runner's Alley Gift Cards
    Overall Male & Female: Four Weathervane lobster dinner gift cards

     

     

    The 5K registration fee is $22 in advance and $25 on the day of the race. The Kid-venture Course registration fee is $8 in advance and $10 on the day of the race. Walk-up registration for the 5k will be available at The Children’s Museum on race day starting at 7:30am up until 15 minutes prior to the start of the 5k or Kid-venture Course. To learn more or to register, visit www.childrens-museum.org/things-to-do/events/5k-road-race-fun-run.

     

    Also new this year, the museum invites participants to raise donations through CrowdRise. “You can sign up to fundraise as an individual or a as a team through CrowdRise and the fundraising team who raises the most money by May 5 will get to enjoy an exclusive VIP hospitality tent on race day, stocked with food, beverages and attendants!” shared Cole. Visit www.crowdrise.com/ChildrensMuseumofNewHampshire5K to sign up to fundraise. Fundraising teams can raise money together, but cannot sign up to race in the 5k or Kid-venture Course as a team.

     

    The museum thanks it’s 2017 Road Race sponsors including Sprague, The Works Family Health & Fitness Center, Relyco, Willem Verweij Physical Therapy, La Festa Brick & Brew Pizzeria, Runner’s Alley, Weathervane,  Seacoast Spine & Sports Injuries Clinic, Hannaford, Philbrick’s Sports, Atlantic Gymnastics Training Center, Bob’s Discount Furniture, Burns, Bryant, Cox, Rockefeller & Durkin, P.A., Calling All Cargo Moving & Storage, Dover Honda and FORMAX.

     

    About the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

     

    The not-for-profit Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is located at 6 Washington Street in Dover and offers two levels of hands-on, interactive exhibits for children from newborn to middle school. Children can explore a wide range of subjects, from dinosaurs, music and aeronautics to world cultures, art and natural history. Open year-round, the Silver LEED-certified museum specializes in creating memorable family learning experiences and works closely with schools, social service agencies and educators. The museum also hosts a variety of live performances, workshops, classes and special events for families. For more information, please call the museum at (603) 742-2002 or visit www.childrens-museum.org

    Contact:
    Neva Cole, Communications Director
    neva@childrens-museum.org, (603) 742-2002