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Butler’s Best Buddies 2nd Annual Eggstravaganza
ABOUT THIS EVENT
This event is being held by the Butler Senior High School’s Best Buddies chapter. Best Buddies is an international organization that promotes inclusion among people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. Best Buddies pairs students in one-to-one friendships and creates opportunities for students to interact and include one another in a variety of activities throughout the year. The Best Buddies organization creates multiple learning opportunities and provides job placement programs for our students. By participating in these events, you are helping to fund the Best Buddies program at the Butler Senior High School. Our chapter currently has 100 members and 33 pairs of students in one-to-one friendships. We hope to see our chapter continue to grow and to make our school more inclusive.
RACE DAY ACTIVITIES
Easter Egg Dash:
The Easter Egg Dash is a 5K race (3.1miles) that loops around the Butler Senior and Intermediate High School Campus. Medals will be given to the top 3 male and female overall runners in each age bracket: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-39, 40-59, and 60 and over. The overall top Male and Female runners will be awarded a plaque. The race will begin approximately at 10:00 AM. The award ceremony for the Easter Egg Dash (5K) will be held at approximately 11:20 AM on the Stadium Field.
The Bunny Hop is a 1-Mile course (recommended for fun) that is a single loop on the Senior High School Campus. This course is designed for runners and walkers. The Bunny Hop will begin approximately at 11:00 AM.
The start and finish for both races will be located on the track in the Art Bernard Stadium. The 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will start at the conclusion of the 5K at approximately 11:00 am.
**NO STROLLERS WILL BE PERMITTED ON THE STADIUM TRACKS AT BOTH THE IHS AND SHS.**
Easter Egg Hunt:
The Easter Egg Hunt for the kids, ages 10 and under, will occur after the Bunny Hop Fun Run/Walk. The Easter Egg Hunt will be located at the the Art Bernardi Stadium on the Senior High School Campus. There will be 5 separate egg hunts (2 years and under, 3-4 year olds, 5-6 year olds, 7-8 year olds, and 9-10 year olds). Kids will be able to search for eggs. Some eggs will contain candy while others will be awards for surprise grand prizes, so come ready for some fun! The Easter Egg Hunts will begin at approximately 12:00 PM.
PRIZES & PERKS
- Early 5K and 1-Mile registrants are guaranteed a Race Shirt; for late and race day registrants, race shirts may be available, but only while supplies last.
- Fun family-friendly activities
- Free refreshments and snacks for all participants in the 5K and 1-Mile Race
- Awards Ceremony for Easter Egg Dash participants
- Multiple grand prizes in the Easter Egg Hunt
- Additional prizes to give out to some lucky runners/walkers
- Multiple Raffle Basket Prizes
- Free Face Painting
- Visit from the Easter Bunny!
Online registration will be accepted up until March 28, 2019.
Race Day Registration WILL BE AVAILABLE:
*RACE DAY REGISTRATION WILL BE CASH ONLY* Race Day Registration will be available on April 4th at the Art Bernardi Stadium at the Butler Senior High School. The Easter Egg Dash (5K) race day registration will be open from 8:00 am – 9:45 am. The Bunny Hop (1 Mile Fun Run/Walk) will be open from 8:00 am – 10:45 am. The Best Buddies Easter Egg Hunt registration will be open from 8:00 am – 11:50 am.
PRE-REGISTRATION CHECK-IN AND PACKET PICK-UP:
Pre-Registration Check-In and Packet Pick-up will only be provided on race day from 8:00 am until 10:50 am at the Art Bernardi Stadium (next to the Butler Senior High School).
Electronic chip timing will be provided by “Miles of Smiles” timing services. Results will be posted on Miles of Smiles Timing Services Homepage.
The Intermediate High School parking lot and the lower Senior High School parking lot will be available for parking. There will be no parking on Campus Lane, as this is part of the course.
Butler Senior High School’s Best Buddies Program
Best Buddies Program