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A fun 5K for all ages!! A race to feature your creative side and show the depth of your inner fandom for Anime, Comics, Sci-fi, Furry, Horror, Gaming and Pop Culture.
As the state continues to reduce budgets for the fine arts (band program), the Westerner Band Boosters strive to create fundraising events to help fund and maintain the needs of this ever-growing, award winning group of students in the Lubbock High School Westerner Band.The Cosplay 5K will benefit over 200 students who participate in the Lubbock High School band program. We are excited to support these students with this 5K run with 100% of all monies raised going towards the Lubbock High School Band Program for much needed things.
Monies raised will fund:
Additional race information can be found at https://www.lhswesternerband.com/cosplay-5k.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
WHO CAN I CONTACT IF I HAVE QUESTIONS? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE RACE? Runners and walkers of all levels can participate in the race. The event is perfect for running your fastest 5k or for those who are more interested in taking it easy and enjoying the brews.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT? No, we allow anyone to run this race. With that said, you should be prepared and cleared to run this distance. For participants under 18, a liability a waiver must be signed by a legal guardian to participate in this race.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR TO THE COSPLAY 5K? Dressing up in your favorite character attire is encouraged! No weapons allowed as part of the costume.
CAN SPECTATORS COME TO THE EVENT? Spectators are welcome at the start/finish line. Spectators are also invited to sign-up for the COSTUME CONTEST.
ARE HEADPHONES ALLOWED DURING THE RACE? Yes, it's okay to wear headphones. We encourage you to be aware and cautious of your surroundings for your safety and the safety of others.
ARE STROLLERS ALLOWED ON THE COURSE? Yes! Please position yourself at the back of the runners to ensure everyone’s safety. There is no fee for babies/children in strollers.
CAN I RUN WITH MY DOG? YES! We are a dog friendly 5K event, however, you must have your dog on a leash and be in the back of the pack.
ARE BIKES, HOVERBOARDS, SCOOTERS, SKATEBOARDS, NIMBUS 2000, PUSH BIKES, UNICYCLES, SHOES WITH WHEELS ALLOWED ON THE COURSE? No, due to safety concerns, only baby strollers and wheelchairs are allowed on the course. We ask those with baby strollers to stay on the proper side to ensure the proper pace and to walk/run on the right side of the course so as not to impede other participants.
WILL THERE BE WATER? A water station will be provided on the course.
DO THE PROCEEDS FROM THE 5K GO TO A CHARITY? Proceeds will be donated to Lubbock High Westerner Band
WHAT DO I GET FOR PARTICIPATING? In addition to a well-organized event and volunteer support along the course, all participants will receive the official race shirt, goodie bag, race bib, live entertainment and more!
WILL THERE BE AWARDS GIVEN TO THE PARTICIPANTS? YES...Awards will be given out as follows
WHEN IS THE COSTUME CONTEST AND WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? The costume contest is following the race. Spectators may register to compete in the costume contest. No additional fee for run participants.
CAN'T MAKE IT TO THE RACE BUT STILL WANT TO SUPPORT THE WESTERNER BAND. Register as a virtual runner. You will still receive a commemorative race shirt.
WHEN & WHERE IS RACE PACKET PICK-UP? Saturday, April 18th 11am-1pm @ Lubbock High School Band Hall, 2004 19th St
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE RACE PACKET? The packet will include custom event shirt, goodie bag, race bib
CAN'T PICK UP THE RACE PACKET. If you cannot make it, packets can also be picked up at the race when registration opens. Please allow enough extra time before the race starts to pick up your packet. Available to pick up 1 hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start. You may also have someone else pick up the packet on PICK-UP Day.
CAN SOMEONE ELSE PICK UP MY RACE PACKET AT PACKET PICK-UP? Yes! We are here to make your life easier. Someone else may pick up your packet for you. Must complete AUTHORIZATION FORM (document below) or your authorized person to present to our staff. In addition, have an authorized person bring a photo ID (a smart phone picture will suffice) and a copy of your confirmed registration. NOTE: Race packets will not be replaced in the event it is lost or missing after the race packet has been picked up.
CAN'T MAKE IT TO THE RACE. CAN I GET A REFUND? Unfortunately, the Cosplay 5K has a strict No Refunds policy. Registration will be accepted as a donation
WILL A RACE BE CANCELLED OR POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER? We will always monitor weather changes, however, all races will be held rain or shine. If inclement weather occurs, we will post any updates on our website, Facebook and media outlets. We will make decisions based on what is safe for our participants, volunteers and staff.
WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY? All entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. This means once we have received your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, or if the event is cancelled because of extreme weather, accidents, city emergency, natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstances. All fees paid will be considered a donation to the LHS Westerner Band.
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