On Saturday, August 20, 2016, the 11th Annual Officer Shawn Silvera Rotary 5K Run will take place at the Lino Lakes City Offices/YMCA as part of Blue Heron Days. This event includes a certified, chip-timed 5K run with a Public Safey Challenge competition. The YMCA will also host events for kids with a Daisy Dash (kids run) and Splash and Daisy Dash (swim and run). With a variety of activities for families and races for all ages, this event will honor Shawn's memory, celebrate his legacy and pay tribute to the community.
Sponsored by the Chain of Lakes Rotarians, SMW Financial Credit Union, and the City of Lino Lakes Parks & Recreation, event proceeds will benefit the MN Law Enforcement Explorers Scholarship Fund, MN Concerns of Police Survivors and the Centennial High School STRIVE Scholarships.
Participants receive a commemorative Performance t-shirt.
5K Timed Run - for all ages
YMCA Daisy Dash - kids fun run for ages 3-12
Daisy Dash Age Divisions
3-4 years: 100 yard dash
5-6 years: 1/4 mile
7-9 years: 1/2 mile
10-12 years: 1 mile
YMCA Splash and Daisy Dash - This fun event is held in conjunction with the run events and takes place at the YMCA to promote healthy lifestyles and friendly competition. It is open to all kids ages 5-12.
Splash and Daisy Dash Age Divisions:
5-6 years: 50 yard swim, 1/4 mile run
7-9 years: 100 yard swim, 1/2 mile run
10-12 years: 150 yard swim, 1 mile run
Public Safety Team Challenge:
This is the 9th year of the Public Safety Team Challenge. The trophy currently resides with the 2015 champions from the FBI. To participate, register as an individual, and stop by the Public Safety Challenge registration table the morning of the run to register your team.
For more information, email Chad Schirmers at firstname.lastname@example.org
Race day events Include:
Arts, crafts & activities for kids
Music and more!
For additional information, directions and more visit www.shawnsilvera.org orwww.linolakesymca.org
The beneficiaries of this year's run are:
MN Law Enforcement Explorers Scholarship Fund
MN Concerns of Police Survivors
Centennial High School STRIVE Scholarships
Event details and schedule
Race Day Schedule:
Registration for the 5K and packet pick-up:
7:00 – 7:45 am
Registration for the Splash and Daisy Dash and Daisy Dash, and packet pickup:
7:00 - 8:45 am
8:00 am: 5K Run
8:45 am: 5K Awards Ceremony, silent auction winners
9:00 am: YMCA Daisy Dash (kids fun run)
9:10 am: YMCA Splash & Daisy Dash (kids swim and run)
Race cancellation and weather policy:
Events may be delayed, shortened or in rare circumstances cancelled, due to inclement weather. This includes lightning, wind, heat, snow, or the threat of imminent severe weather that may harm or injure participants, staff, set up crew and bystanders. Event time frame includes setup, race and teardown. All possible attempts will be made to contact those involved by email, website and social media. No refunds or transfers allowed.