Dr. Bob 5K Run

Saturday, September 17, 2011
Rim Rock Farm | Lawrence, KS  view map »

Dr. Bob 5K Run

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Brought to you by the KU School of Education - Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences

race details

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2011
Time: 8:00am
Location: Rim Rock Farm
2276 Burnett Lane
Lawrence, KS 66044

Price: Early Registration (before Sept. 1) $20
Regular (Sept. 1 to Sept. 16) $25
Race Day (Sept. 17) $30
*Online registration closes Sept. 15 at 11:59pm
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The run

This is the second year for the Dr. Bob Run. The idea started as an event to help celebrate the School of Education's Centennial and the life of Dr. Bob Frederick. With the formation of the Dr. Bob Frederick Scholarship, organizers felt that this would be a great opportunity to increase donations to the scholarship while promoting a healthy activity. Bob Frederick was an avid runner and coached the Lawrence High School Girls Cross Country Team. He competed in numerous 5K races, marathons, and triathlons. Bob consistently registered times around 2:50.

The Dr. Bob Run can be as competitive as you make it. Organizers expect a big crowd, and early registration is encouraged.

Packet pick-up & Late registration

Friday, Sept. 16 - 4:00-7:00pm
Garry Gribble's Running Sports
839 Massachusetts - Lawrence, KS

Race Day, Sept. 17 - Starting at 7:00am

Race Day

Schedule of Events
7:00am - Packet Pick-Up/Registration
7:55 - Announcements
8:00 - Race Start
9:00 - Awards (clock will continue to run)

The race will be held at Rim Rock Farm, KU's premier cross-country running facility. Racers should plan to arrive at 7:00am in order to check in and warm up. Timing chips and t-shirts will be handed out before the race. Be prepared with a jacket if the weather changes.


The top overall male and female and top male and female masters divisions will receive awards. Top three finishers (male and female) in the following categories will receive prizes: Under 12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Results will be posted at: www.mararunning.org and www.runlawrence.org.


1. From Lawrence, go NORTH on KS Highway 24-59
2. Turn RIGHT onto E 1400 Ed/CR-1045 (0.9 miles)
3. E 1400 Rd/CR-1045 becomes 1045 (1.6 miles)
4. Turn LEFT onto 13th (0.3 miles)
5. Turn RIGHT on Republic Rd (0.5 miles)
6. Republic Rd becomes Republic St (0.6 miles)
7. Turn RIGHT onto Burnett Lane (0.1 miles)

Dr. Bob Frederick Scholarship

Former KU Athletic Director and Health, Sport and Exercise Science lecturer, Dr. Bob Frederick passed away last June. Following his death, his family set up the Dr. Bob Frederick Scholarship to be awarded to a graduate student and an undergraduate student majoring in sports management in the Department of Health, Sports and Exercise Science.

Throughout his career Bob challenged athletes, students, colleagues and friends to live a life that mattered. Through this scholarship, Bob's memory continues to make a difference in the lives of students.

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For race information and general race questions, please call Phill Vardiman at 785-864-0709 or email pvardmin@ku.edu
For technical registration questions, please contact Carrie Helfers chelfers@sportkc.org

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