12th Annual Coppell 5K For The Coppell Special Olympic Teams

Help The Coppell Special Olympic Teams

On Saturday, September 25th, Get You In Shape is hosting the 12th Annual Coppell 5K benefiting Special Olympics Teams of Coppell. If you can't make it that day, you can make a donation or sign up for the  virtual 5K Race and it can  be run on any day of your choosing.

For the past 11 years, the Coppell 5K has raised over $100,000 in support of our local Coppell Special Olympic Athletes. Our goal for the 12th Annual Coppell 5K is to continue to rally around these athletes with special needs and provide the financial support that this great organization needs. Coppell Special Olympics receives 90% of their funding from this one event.  This financial support enables the athletes to receive letter jackets at their annual Special Olympics Banquet and provides banners and signage for traveling competitions.  Annual needs also include uniforms, transportation, equipment and event fees.  

The Coppell Special Olympic Teams is an organization dedicated to individuals with special needs. They offer opportunities for better health, fitness and confidence in a variety of programs.  The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic type sports. To learn more about your local Coppell Special Olympic Teams and the sports they participate in, please visit www.coppellso.org

The 4 Ways You Can Help!

You can run the 5K with us on Sept 25th or sign up as a "Virtual 5K" and run when and where you want.


Support the Coppell Special Olympics by becoming a Sponsor while promoting your business :)

 


You can just make a donation (small or large) or you can choose to sponsor an athlete for the entire year.

We will need volunteers to make this a success. Click on the link or email kathyop@getyouinshape.com if you can't get to the link.  

What:  Coppell 5K Benefiting Coppell Special Olympic Teams. 

When:  September 25th 2021 or any day you choose to run (if you sign up for the virtual option).

Time: 2 Options:
1. Start time for the 5K will be 8:00am (1 mile walk/fun run will start immediately after)
2. Anytime. The idea of this event is that it's a fundraiser for Coppell Special Olympics Teams. So you can do a virtual 5K

Where: The September 25th event will be at Andrew Brown East Park
260 Parkway Blvd, Coppell, TX 75019
If you are doing the Virtual 5K, you will choose your own 5K route and do it anytime you choose.

CATEGORIES:
5K - Timed
5K - Untimed
5K - Virtual - No Shirt
Fun Run - General
Fun Run Child Age 5 and Under - No Shirt

Cost:  
Early Registration (Ends 09/15)
5K - Timed - Race Shirt Included - $30
5K - Untimed - Race Shirt Included - $30
Fun Run - Race Shirt Included - $20
Fun Run - Child Age 5 and Under - FREE
Virtual 5K - No Race Shirt - $25

Online Registration closes on September 23rd at 6pm. You can still register at packet pickup on Sept 24th or on race day on Sept. 25th. 

Late Registration & Race Day On-site Registration
5K - Timed - Race Shirt Included - $35
5K - Untimed - Race Shirt Included - $35
Fun Run - Race Shirt Included - $25
Fun Run - Child Age 5 and Under - FREE
Virtual 5K  - No Race Shirt - $25

Online Registration closes on September 23rd at 6pm. You can still register at packet pickup on Sept 24th or on race day on Sept. 25th.  If planning to register on site at packet pickup or on race day, please fill out the individual form or family form and have it ready when you arrive. This will help to speed things up at registration and get you on your way.

Donations:  You can donate any amount you wish in addition to your registration or make a stand alone donation. You can choose any donation amount that you would like. You can also sponsor a Coppell Special Olympic Athlete for the year or pay for a letter jacket for an athlete. 

Race T-shirts: Registrations through August 30th will receive a 2021 Coppell 5K t-shirt. Registrations after the 30th and Walk-Up registrations on Race Day are not guaranteed a t-shirt.  T-shirts are not included for the Virtual Option. Children age 5 and under are free to participate in the Fun Run. Online registration is required, but an event t-shirt is not included. Additional event t-shirts may be purchased for $15 each after the start of the race.

Packet Pickup: Friday September 24th 11:00am - 2:00pm or 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Get You In Shape Office
509 W. Bethel Rd Coppell, TX 75019 (
Map it here)
OR
Race Day (September 25th)  7:00am - 7:45am at 
Andrew Brown East Park (race location). 


Race Route 5K: Click Here

Race Route 1 Mile Fun Run: Click Here

Race Day Events:
7:00am-7:45am  Race Day On-Site Registration - forms of payments credit card, cash or check.
8:00am 5K Run Starts
8:05am Fun Run/Walk Start
9:15am 5K Awards Announced


Parking: Parking at Andy Brown Park East, West and Central.

5K Medals & Awards: Overall Male & Female
Top Three Male & Female Finishers in the following age categories:
Ages 8 and under
Ages 9-10
Ages 11-12
Ages 13-14
Ages 15-16
Ages 17-18
Ages 19-24
Ages 25-29
Ages 30-34
Ages 35-39
Ages 40-44
Ages 45-49
Ages 50-54
Ages 55-59
Ages 60-64
Ages 65-69
Ages 70 and over

What is the Mission: The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic type sports.

For the past 11 years, the Get You In Shape Coppell 5K has been supporting our local Coppell Special Olympics Athletes. Get You In Shape, a Coppell based fitness company,  has donated over $100,000 to support their various sports such as bowling, soccer, aquatics, track and field, basketball, cheerleading, volleyball and bocce ball. Each of these events requires rental fees, uniforms, supplies and travel expenses that reoccur annually. The support and sponsorship for the local community has been outstanding. Our goal for the 12th Annual Get You In Shape Coppell 5K is to continue to rally around these athletes with special needs and provide the financial support that this great organization needs. Coppell Special Olympics receives 90% of their annual funding from this one event.

FREE Couch To 5k Training Plan For this 5k. Click The Image below to download it. 

2021 Sponsors!

Title Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors





Bronze Sponsors

In Kind Donations

KONA ICE




Why Get You In Shape started the 5K for Coppell Special Olympics Teams in 2010:

Brad and Cynthia Linder own Get You In Shape, a Coppell health and fitness company. Cynthia Linder, was a Special Education teach for Coppell Middle School East in 2010. She also was the Coppell Special Olympics Basketball coach. When learning that funds for basic stuff like basketballs and uniforms, Brad and Cynthia decided to host a 5k to help raise funds for the student-athletes. Brad and Cynthia both have taught Special Education. What was a quick thought to help allow the Coppell Special Olympics has become an incredible community event since 2010.

For the past 11 years, the Get You In Shape Coppell 5K has been supporting our local Coppell Special Olympics Athletes. Get You In Shape, a Coppell based fitness company,  has donated over $100,000 to support their various sports such as bowling, soccer, aquatics, track and field, basketball, cheerleading, volleyball and bocce ball. Each of these events requires rental fees, uniforms, supplies and travel expenses that reoccur annually. The support and sponsorship for the local community has been outstanding. Our goal for the 12th Annual Get You In Shape Coppell 5K is to continue to rally around these athletes with special needs and provide the financial support that this great organization needs. Coppell Special Olympics receives 90% of their funding from this one event.

Pictures from Previous Coppell 5K's 


You can run the 5K with us on Sept 25th or sign up as a "Virtual 5K" and run when and where you want.


Support the Coppell Special Olympics by becoming a Sponsor while promoting your business :)

 


You can just make a donation (small or large) or you can choose to sponsor an athlete for the entire year.

We will need volunteers to make this a success. Click on the link or email kathyop@getyouinshape.com if you can't get to the link.