By: JayEll Vaughn (@curlznpumpz/@blackgirlsrun)
Join Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks in Columbus, May 3 -5, for the Black Girls RUN! Capital City Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon & 5K Meet Up. Columbus is welcoming us with open arms and we feel the love! We have over 150 Black Girls RUN! members coming to Columbus, and we want you there to participate in our national meet up!
The weekend kicks off on Thursday, May 3 at the Health & Fitness Expo Party. BGR!’s lead ambassador, Koritha Mitchell will be apart of the ‘Panel of Champions’ beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, visit Health & Fitness Expo Party.
On Friday, May 4 come meet BGR! founders Toni Hicks and Ashley Carey for the Black Girls RUN! Meet & Greet. Cap City Race Director, David Babner will come by to visit as well.
DAY: Friday, May 4, 2012.
TIME: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
PLACE: The Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square, 75 E. State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215, (614) 228-1234.
It will give us a chance to socialize, discuss our collective love of running and more importantly, give you ladies a chance to connect! You won't want to miss it! We can't wait to see everyone! PLEASE don't forget to RSVP! And don't forget to bring your cameras, we LOVE to take pictures.
On race day, Saturday May 5, all Black Girls RUN! members and supporters should meet at the BGR! Party Tent at 7:15 a.m in Columbus Commons. We will have a professional photographer meet us to capture this moment! Everyone who came to be a part of the national BGR meet-up should definitely make plans to meet here. After the race is over, come on back to the tent at the post race area to celebrate your efforts and success in completing the race.
Black Girls RUN! merchandise will be sold on Friday and Saturday. All weekend we will be holding a raffle to win a pair of new running shoes from Mizuno, so please be sure to fill out the entry form at the meet and greet event on Friday.
For a detailed scheduled of event information for the Capital City Half Marathon National Meetup, visit Event Information.
See you in Columbus!