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First and foremost we would like to thank each and every one of our participants and sponsors that continued with us during this unknown time and ever changing event due to COVID-19! The Child Advocacy Center helps local children in so many ways and cannot do it without the unwavering support from generous donations such as yours. Please keep an eye out for future Slacker Run planned for April 2021.
Below are our winners of the contest:
Laura – 10 like - $50 giftcard
Craig/Mercedes – 14 likes - $50 giftcard
Donna – 15 likes- $50 giftcard
Mike/Lauren – 12 likes- $50 giftcard
Gainesville Peds – group submission – 14 likes – will get a lunch sent to their office
Meserret (cats) - $25 giftcard
Mary (lizard) - $25 giftcard
The Slacker Run committee has made the difficult decision to change this year’s Slacker Run to a virtual event. We want to thank all of our vendors, guests, and residents for your patience during this journey as we have had to make several adjustments due to the constantly evolving coronavirus situation. We know how frustrating that may have been for many of you.
However, as we have stated in the past, your safety has always been our #1 priority in guiding us through our decisions.
We hope you will enjoy the Virtual Slacker Run and we plan to keep this fun and exciting for our guests in spite of the change to a virtual format.
First, everyone who registered for the race through www.oakmontrun4cac.com will still receive the Slacker Run sticker in the mail. Second, you will also receive a coupon code for $5 off next year’s race, which will be held at Oakmont in April of 2021.
To keep the fun going (or in case you decide to slack off and not run on August 22nd) this event will now last for a whole week! You can participate at home any time between August 22nd and August 29th.
We’re also introducing a fun video contest! The week of the race, you can create a funny video of your at home Slacker Run participation and share it on the Facebook event page for a chance to WIN. Remember, the Child Advocacy Center is a children’s charity, so please keep your videos family friendly! Have fun and get creative! The Slacker Run Committee will choose 3 lucky winners to receive a $50 Visa Gift Card.
Here is the link to submit your videos. Just click “Add a Post” and upload your video directly to the event, or share a link to the video from a site like YouTube or Tik Tok. https://www.facebook.com/events/195973104922342/?active_tab=discussion
That being said, if you choose not to participate in the virtual event, we hope you will consider donating your registration fee to the Child Advocacy Center, as they continue to do good and important work in our community during this trying time. If you would like us to issue a refund, please contact Oakmont Lifestyle Coordinator, Kaytlan Forret, directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please stay safe, wash your hands, wear a mask, and take care of yourself and those you love.
Thank you – The Slacker Run Committee
Have you ever wanted to run a race…but…motivation got in the way? Maybe you thought about it… but instead you had a donut… or a beer? Have you ever wanted to participate in a fundraiser… but also wanted it to be super fun? Is 3 miles just too darn far… but you still want the t-shirt??
HAVE WE GOT THE RACE FOR YOU!
Oakmont's First Annual Slacker's Run will have all the fun included below:
All proceeds benefit Child Advocacy Center. Oakmont to match up to $2k in monies raised. It will be a fun day for a great cause!
*VIP SLACKER PASSES ARE SOLD OUT*
Want to have prime parking for the day of the event? Maybe ride a Fun Bike with family or friends and pedal together to the finish line? Or what about just having some extra goodies in your bag when you are finished with the run including an insulated cup?
When you purchase a VIP ticket ALL of those items are included. Help us raise money for the Child's Advocacy Center with this all inclusive pass! VIP passes are limited quantity, don't procrastinate on this.
This event is family friendly!
We encourage the whole family to participate in the run. Each participating child will get a ticket for a FREE Kona Ice. Please visit our Kid's Zone for a blow up obstacle course! Also located in the Kid's Zone area will be our Builder's tents. Snap a FREE photo with Elsa or Spiderman, FREE face painting, and more!
All proceeds will be directly donated to the Child Advocacy Center located right here in Gainesville.
The Child Advocacy Center, Inc. (CAC) provides a child friendly facility for children and their families during child abuse investigations. By using a compassionate and collaborative approach, the CAC helps to facilitate healing and safety by giving children a safe place to talk about what happened to them, a multidisciplinary team of professionals to investigate their case, and advocates and therapists to help them with critical life-saving services for their family. The CAC provides ongoing advocacy and therapy services for children as long as they need at no charge to the families. Consultation and training about child abuse identification and prevention is also available for the community. In 2019, the CAC served 3,861 people affected by child abuse, including 1,799 child victims. Of these children served, 37 were victims of human trafficking and 10 were victims of child pornography. The mission of the CAC is to break the cycle of child abuse in Alachua County and you are helping fulfill that mission by being part of Oakmont's .4k Slacker Run!
For more information about the Child Advocacy Center, please click here.
Oakmont is Gainesville's newest resort-style community located just minutes from UF Health Shands Hospital. Oakmont has 6 builders to assist you with building your forever home. For more information on Oakmont, please visit their website.
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