The Albert Lea Family Y and Southwest Middle School are sponsoring these annual events. The Tiger Trot is a 5K fun run/walk. The Fountain Lake 5 is a 5 Mile fun run/walk. These events are for anyone that enjoys being active and healthy. All are welcome!
For safety sake, no bicycles, scooters, or rollerblades are allowed on the race course. Owners of properly socialized and obedient pets are welcome to bring their leashed pet however the pet’s owner/handler accepts responsibility for all actions by, and the safety of, the pet. [All city ordinances apply.]
TT5K/FL5 Event Proceeds: All SWMS Tiger Trot proceeds will go to the Southwest Middle School Student Activity Fund. All Fountain Lake 5 proceeds will go to the Albert Lea Family Y Annual Sustaining Fund.
Thank You to Our Sponsors:
Please take a moment to look at all of the generous sponsors for the Annual Southwest Middle School Tiger Trot and Fountain Lake 5 events. The contributor names can be found on the backs of all of the t-shirts and on the poster in the registration area. We are very proud to have all of their support, as well as all of your support, for these fundraising events.
10% of the Albert Lea Erbert & Gerbert’s sales on Race Day will go to the event!
Awards: The top 3 males and females from each age division in each event will receive awards. The awards will be presented near the finish line shortly after the race is over. FL5 also awards overall Male and Female winners.
By registering for this event online, I am “signing” this agreement, waiver, release, and acknowledgement. I am either over 18 years old or being registered by a parent/guardian that is completing this registration.”
AGREEMENT, WAIVER, RELEASE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: I, the undersigned, acknowledge that it is my responsibility to understand the risks and determine whether I am fit to safely participate in this event and the precautions I should take. I hereby assume full responsibility for my safety and health during this event. I hereby, for myself, my heirs, guardians and personal representatives, forever release, hold harmless, and discharge the SWMS Tiger Trot and FL5, its sponsors, directors, volunteers, and all other persons and entities associated with the event, (collectively, the “Organizers”), from and against any and all rights and claims for injuries or damages I may sustain or receive arising in any manner from my participation in the event, regardless of whether such injuries or damages result from the negligence of the Organizers. I recognize that the event takes place on open roads and bike trails with many traffic crossings, and regardless of the Organizers’ efforts to control traffic, I am responsible for my own safety when participating in this event, including when crossing intersections and interacting with moving vehicles. I understand that the entry fee is non-refundable. If the event is delayed or prevented by any cause outside of the control of the Organizers there shall be no refund of the entry fee or any other costs incurred by me.
Course Description: The Tiger Trot 5K race will start and finish at Brookside Education Center. Runners and walkers will start on Richway Drive and turn left through beautiful residential neighborhoods. They will follow the lake for the second part of the course until they reach Brookside for the finish line. The Fountain Lake 5 will start at the Boat Landing, going around beautiful Fountain Lake, and ending at Brookside Education Center.
When: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Brookside Education Center 211 West Richway Drive Albert Lea, MN 56007
Packet Pick-up: 7:30 am - 8:45 am
Same Day Registration: 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Toddler Trot Start Time: About 10:15 AM Ages 1-4 - FREE to all participants Ribbons to all finishers Meet at the West End of Parking Lot