Wizards and Muggles are invited out for a 5K family run to remember. The Fourth Annual Potter Run! Proceeds benefit Intermountain Healing Hearts.
Geek'd Out Events & The Rocky Mountain Muggles are presenting this magical event. We invite you to race live with us in West Jordan, Utah or across the wizarding world. We invite you to run in or out of costume, but please be respectful of others when bringing props or costume-wear. Each Pre-Registered participant will recieve a the commemorative medal, which is the second part of a 4 year series. We are highlighting the Eagles this year. You can also order your special performance tech t-shirt in your registration (these can sell out).
Enjoy a chance to take pictures with your favorite Characters, play some Quidditch, meet live owls and snakes, and play on the castle playground. Stick around for the award ceremony and the costume contest and the very special "Angel Memorial ceremony" with a butterfly release; bring your wands for this. There will be a huge Silent Auction all benefitting Intermountain Healing Hearts. Then grab some breakfast from the Healing Hearts volunteers and enjoy much more Potterific Festivities!
I Solemnly Swear that I run for Good... #GeeksforGood
Event details and schedule
June 17 - Registration opens. By registering, Virtual or Live, you are guaranteed a medal and bib. The order is limited and can sell out. T-shirts are available for a limited time and have an additional fee involved.
July 12 - Medals ordered. Extra medals were ordered to fill late registrations but if those are filled then the event will close (sell out).
July 20 - Last Day to Register with the option of ordering a T-Shirt. Registration is still open for the medal until they sell out.
August 5 - VIRTUAL RUNNERS: This will be the LAST Day to register if they have not already sold out. We will do our best to make sure they arrive by August 20th in the mail but we cannot guarantee that, especially for international shipping.
Please share your photos on Instagram and Facebook: #GeekdOut or #GeeksforGood and you can track your results on the free Charity Miles app. Our team is GeekdOut2016.
August 19, 2016 -- 6:00-8:00pm -
Early Check In/Packet Pick-Up! You may pick up your t-shirt, race bibs and your Race Packet begining at 6:00 pm at the southeast parking area of West Jordan Veterans Memorial Park by the big playground. This will also be the location of Day-Of Check-In. If you have not already signed your wavier form, you will be asked to do so then. Please bring a form of ID.
August 20, 2016 - 9:00 am -
Brooms Up! The Race Begins!
The Course follows the sidewalk around West Jordan Memorial Park 4 times/4 laps.
Runners will race at 9:00am.
Walkers will begin their race at 9:45am along with the Healing Heart memorial groups.
After you finish the race and grab your medal, stick around for the medal ceremony, costume contest, and the very special "Angel Memorial ceremony" with a butterfly release; you'll want to raise your wands up for this. Be sure to get a picture with the costumers and animals, epic green-screened photos by Optic Rush. Check out the huge silent auction and the other wizard activities!
Light breakfast will be available. The breakfast will be served by Intermountain Healing Hearts and all proceeds go directly to the families and kids they serve!