Upper Valley Serves 5/10K Race Service Outing -- 27 Apr 13

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1.0 Overview

The Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA) at Tuck and Team Red White and Blue (RWB) will be holding an inaugural “Upper Valley Serves 5K/10K” footrace on 27 April at which they hope to see over 300 participants running.

Team RWB connects veterans and their neighbors through physical fitness and social activities. For veterans, physical activity helps maintain the structure and rhythm to daily life we became accustomed to during our active duty service, bolsters self-esteem, reinforces healthy lifestyle choices, and develops relationships with neighbors who share similar interests.

The Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA) at Tuck has a history of assisting veterans to transition into the Dartmouth community and the corporate world. Our predecessors created a community that helped veterans create new connections while retaining an identity of service.

Troop 45 will help the efforts by helping by working at the race timing desk. They will be responsible for tracking the times of runners as they cross the finish line.

This is an excellent for any scout to help at a inaugural community event, as well as contributing to service hours for advancement requirements.

2.0 Concept

2.1 Description

We will meet at 0745 on Saturday morning on the Dartmouth Green for setup and training. The race will start at 0900, and will be done by 1100.

2.2 Schedule of Events

Saturday 27 April

0745 -- Meet at the Dartmouth Green with the adult scout leaders and the race director. Perform tasks as directed.
1100 -- Pickup at the Green.

2.3 Expected Conditions and Difficulty

The main consideration is the weather. Please be prepared, current the morning will be relatively cool, but precipitation is not currently in the forecast.

2.4 Special Requirements

Open to all Boy Scouts, Scouters, and parents. There are no skill prerequisites for this outing.

3.0 Administration and Logistics

3.1 Announcement Date: 10 Apr 13

3.2 Roster Closing Date: 26 Apr 13

3.3 Costs


3.4 Equipment

3.4.1 Individual Equipment

  • Full Class A Uniform, we will be in public
  • Appropriate clothing for being outside on a chilly morning.
  • Water bottle

    3.4.2 Patrol Equipment

  • None.

    3.4.3 Troop Equipment

  • First Aid Kit

    3.5 Transportation Plan

    Drop-off Point: Dartmouth Green - Southeast corner
    Drop-off Time: 0745 Sat 27 April
    Pickup Point: Same Place
    Pickup Time: 1045 Same day

    4.0 Leadership

    4.1 Planning Committee

  • Adult owner: Mr. Mendelsohn

    4.2 Adult Leaders

  • SMIC: Mr. Mendelsohn
  • Mr. O'Toole

    Approved: DLM 23 Apr 2013

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