On April 28, 2012 Swift Creek Elementary will host the first annual Great Gator 5k and Kid’s Fun Run. The course will traverse the roads and pathways of Brandermill, beginning and ending at the SCES campus. This event will focus on celebrating healthy living as a community while benefiting SCES’ technology initiative.
All proceeds from the event will fund the purchase of handheld technology that will be used in classroom learning. Swift Creek Elementary is in need of updating its technology; this is not something that Chesterfield County can always provide. By fundraising within the community, the race organizers hope to bridge the gap and help students “Race into the Future” through participation in an increasingly global society.
Race day will include the 5k, a Kid’s Fun Run, and a festive after-race party. Music will be provided by DJ Johnny B.
Several sponsors have already signed on, and race organizers are still accepting donations. For more information on sponsoring the race, please visit the sponsor page.
If you aren’t interested in participating in this event, race organizers still need many volunteers. To see what volunteer opportunities are available, please visit the volunteer page. This would be a great opportunity for any high school students who need volunteer hours and community involvement.