Saturday, August 10, 2013
Chaska High School Track
Founded by Jeff and Vicki Herman in 2012, Head 4 Awareness is a 5K Run for Concussion Awareness. This event raises awareness for youth concussion and will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Chaska, Minnesota. Read more about their late son, Ethan Herman, who is the inspiration for this event.
5k Run/Walk for 12 and older
• $25 through July 28th
• $35 after July 28th including same day registration
5k Run/Walk for 11 and under
• $15 through July 28th
• $25 after July 28th including same day registration
Fun Run for Kids 10 and under
• $10 at any time
The 5k Run/Walk course is through the beautiful, paved trails of Chaska with one very short section of packed trail. The Kids Fun Run will be one lap (0.25 mile) on the Chaska High School Track. Click here to see course map.
We are excited to announce that former Minnesota Viking, Ben Leber, will be our Guest Speaker! Ben will cover topics such as Safety, Health, Nutrition, Fitness and the new “Heads Up Tackling” from USA Football.
Hannah Haegele will be our second guest speaker and is a recent 2013 graduate from Maple Lake High School. Hannah will be sharing her concussion story and advice in concussion prevention. Click here to read more about Hannah.
Awards will be given to the top male and female in the 5K race in the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.
- All 5k racers receive chip timing by Anderson Race Management, food and beverages.
- First 250 participants receive swag bag and t-shirt.
- Day of event registrations will receive t-shirts while supplies last.
YoPro is an innovative, mobile health and fitness movement, driven and supported by passionate, professional athletes through fun, organized fitness and healthy lifestyle programs that empower youth ages 7-13. Race day activities include Fitness Games and Obstacle Course.
We are pleased to offer our participants more free stuff this year!
Thanks to Premier Sports and Spine Center for providing FREE pre-race taping to our participants. Located in Eden Prairie, Premier Sports and Spine Center is committed to their patients’ health and understand the importance of determining the cause of their condition and getting to the root of the problem versus offering only symptomatic relief. Visit their Website and “Like” them on Facebook.
Thanks to Sacred Health Family Chiropractic for providing FREE chair massages to our participants after the walk/run. Located in Norwood Young America, Sacred Health Family Chiropractic is driven to be family-oriented and offer services that their patients need to ensure a strong, healthy future! Visit their Website and “Like” them on Facebook.
Thanks to the National Dizzy & Balance Center, FREE Baseline Testing will be offered on Friday, August 9th. Given the wide variety of symptoms associated with concussions, baseline neuropsychological testing (IMPACT) allows for individualized objective evaluation of the concussed athlete’s post-injury condition and assists in tracking recovery for safe return to play. CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment. Visit their Website and “Like” them on Facebook.