4th Annual “You’re Not Invisible” 5k Walk/Run
Hosted by In My Father’s Kitchen and DIEMlife
In memory of John “Big” Midgley and his brother Robert “RB” Midgley
All proceeds go directly to In My Father’s Kitchen (IMFK), a registered 501(c)(3) organization. IMFK feeds the hungry naturally and spiritually through food distribution and supplying basic necessities. DIEMlife is a social network designed to connect people based on goals, camaraderie, and mutual goals.
Registration Options: $30 On site runner, $30 Virtual runner (T-Shirt Mailed), $10 Bib only runner (Virtual or On site)
-Click the “Go” on the Express Donation button (top right corner or on any cause)
-Confirm the cause type (registration option)
-Fill out the form and be sure to enter the name and T-shirt size of each participant in the “Message to In My Father’s Kitchen” box (Bib Only registrants do not need to do this)
-Click Donate Now! To complete your registration
When: Saturday, June 24th
7:45 AM Sign-in and Registration
8:30 AM- Run/Walk starts
Where: Onondaga Lake Park- East Shore Trail (Saw Mill Creek Shelter)
106 Lake Dr., Liverpool, NY 13088
http://onondagacountyparks.com Or Register as a Virtual runner
(T-Shirt shipping available in the U.S. only)
Promoting the Event:
Join and Share our Facebook Event Page HERE
Note: VIRTUAL racers who can’t be in Syracuse on June 24th can still support our cause. We have two options for you- Full registration with T-Shirt mailed, or Bib Only (we will send you a digital bib to print and add you to our results page post race!).
Directions to Willow Bay in Onondaga Park:
FROM NYS THRUWAY(I90):
Exit 39, to I690E to John Glenn Blvd exit.
Right at first traffic light onto Long Branch Rd.
Willow Bay is on the right after the bridge
FROM VILLAGE OF LIVERPOOL:
Rte 370W, Left on Long Branch Rd.
Willow Bay is on the left before the bridge
A detailed map of the park can be found here:
Additional Race Information:
Q: Is the race open to all ages?
A: Yes- this is a family friendly event. Minors must be accompanied by an adult who is registered for the event.
Q: Are dogs allowed?
A: Dogs are very welcome at the park, as long as they are kept on a 6
foot leash and you pick up after them. We have several dog stations throughout
the trail where we provide doggie bags and receptacles for waste disposal.
Q: What does my $30.00 registration fee cover?
A: The registration fee covers the cost of the race and a custom designed T-shirt. All remaining proceeds will be used by In My Father’s Kitchen (IMFK), a registered 501(c)(3).
Q: What is In My Father’s Kitchen (IMFK)?
A: IMFK feeds the hungry naturally and spiritually through food distribution and supplying basic necessities. More information about IMFK can be found at http://inmyfatherskitchen.org
Q: What is DIEMlife?
A: DIEMlife is a social network designed to connect people based on goals, camaraderie, and mutual goals.
Q: Can you tell us more about John and RB?
A: The Midgley brothers believed in sharing their passions for and with others. John shared his love for cooking with his friends, family and the less fortunate around him. As a well known photographer, Robert always shared his expert eye and big smile with Syracuse and beyond. To keep their passions and spirits alive, In My Father’s Kitchen and DIEMlife are joining missions to bring friends and family together again for our Annual “You’re Not Invisible” 5k Run/Walk.
Q: Will there be water available on the course?
A: Yes, a water station will be provided at the start area and also the turnaround point approximately (halfway through the course).
Q: Where exactly is the Saw Mill Creek Shelter?
A: The map can be found here: http://onondagacountyparks.com/assets/Uploads/pdfs/OLP_Map_2014.pdf
We will start our 5k on the East Shore Trail, next to the shelter labeled Saw Mill Creek Shelter. We will head 2.5k south. Then, we turn around and head back to our Start/Finish point for a 5k. The turn around point will be clearly marked.