CEDAR PARK 5K

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Cedar Park PTC's Only major fundraiser

The annual Cedar Park Middle School 5K is a school-wide fall event that promotes fun and fitness, while raising funds for the incredible programs and events provided by the PTC.  This year's event is scheduled for Thursday, 10/3/19. 

Students will solicit pledges/donations, then run, jog, dance or walk their way to the finish line. The money raised supports programs that directly enrich students' education and impact their positive student experience.

The 5K will focus on boosting PARTICIPATION, meaning ANY donation, from $1 to $1000, helps students earn a school-wide participation reward.

 

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How does it work?

On the day of the event, each class will run, jog, or walk a 5K around CPMS.  Each student will be issued a different color bracelet for each leg of the race that they complete as a record of participation.  

Parents will man various fun stations to cheer, encourage, and probably embarrass their middle schoolers.  The goal is to have fun, get outside, and enjoy the Cedar Park community.  Parents are welcome and ENCOURAGED to attend.

VOLUNTEERING

Volunteer shifts for 2019 are LIVE! We need you!

  • 6th Grade: 9-10:30am

  • 7th Grade: 11:50am- 1:20pm

  • 8th Grade: 2:15-3:30pm

 

donations

Donations can be collected in two different ways:

  1. ONLINEBuild a quick, simple, & secure online fundraising page.

    Click “Not Registered For This Year’s Event”

    Enter your name and email address, then click “Submit”

    Follow the instructions on-screen to register students.

    When you finish, the system emails pledge requests to your family and friends, and allows them to make secure credit card donations online. You get notified each time a pledge is made, and you can track your pledge progress online.

  2. ENVELOPE– Students solicit donations and then collect money. Pledge envelopes will be available at Back to School Night & in the office. However, you can place cash or checks into any envelope and add your student’s name and grade. These envelopes can be turned into Cedar Park’s main office.

 

incentives

The 2019 Cedar Park 5K has the following incentive schedule:

DRAWINGS

September 12– Timbers Tickets

  • All students who have created a pledgestar online fundraising page will have their name entered to win two tickets to the September 25th Portland Timbers game vs. the New England Revolution.

September 19– Timbers Tickets & Kingpins Bowling Party

  • Every $50 donated will enter students into a raffle to win four Timbers Army tickets to the September 25th Timbers game. A second winner will take home a Kingpins Bowling party for six.

September 26– Top Golf Experience

  • Every $100 raised through a student’s pledgestar fundraising page will earn them an entry to win a Top Golf Experience.

October 10– Blazers Tickets

  • Every $50 raised will earn them on entry to win two Trail Blazer tickets.

Additional drawing winners will take home various smaller prizes such as water bottles, gift cards, & movie passes!

PRIZES

  • $55,000 Goal: School-wide ice cream party

  • Top-earning Grade: Class party

  • Grade with Most Participants: Extended double lunch

  • Fastest 5K time (top girl & boy per grade): Swag bag!

 

Sponsorships

Sponsorship opportunities are now available for this exciting and valuable event. To become a sponsor, please send an email to Bettina Jeszenszky, 2018 CPMS 5K Sponsorship Chair, at 5K@cedarparkptc.org. We will work with you to find the sponsorship level that is right for your business and also gives you the visibility in our community that you are looking for.

Read more about our 2019 5K Sponsorship levels.

2019 Community Sponsorship Request Letter (pdf)

 

TAX DEDUCTIBLE RECEIPT

2019 5K Tax Receipt

 

MATCHING FUNDS

Corporate matching funds are an invaluable resource to help maximize your contribution.  While they do not count toward overall dollar amounts for individual prizes, they do help maintain the enriching programs at CPMS.  Please read more about matching funds opportunities.

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OTHER HELPFUL INFO

2019 5K Pledge Form (in case you lose your envelope)

 

contact

Our 5K Team (5k@cedarparkptc.org)