GREENVILLE — What is Mole Day? Celebrated annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., Mole Day commemorates Avogadro’s Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry.
Mole Day was created as a way to foster interest in chemistry. Schools throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Mole Day with various activities related to chemistry and/or moles including our Mole Day 6k Run/Walk.
All proceeds of The Mole Day 6k Run/Walk will go toward the promotion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) at Greenville High School (GHS) through field trips, marine science excursions, creation of an outdoor learning lab, rocketry and science competitions.
The Course: The Mole Day 6k Run/Walk will be a 3.6 mile trail run. Is a two loop very flat run through the beautiful Shawnee Prairie Preserve located on the west side of Greenville, Ohio off of route 502. Go to http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=579660 to check out the course. Race will start promptly at 3:00pm. Race will be chipped timed by Can’t Stop Timing, Co.
Post Race Awards and Activities: Top 3 men and top 3 women and top three in each age group; <15, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 +. Top Male and Top Female will also get the Mole Day’s winners shirt. Stick around a little while afterwards for some hot dogs and s’mores by the bonfire!
Entry fee: $20 by September 30 (guarantees a shirt), $20 after September 30 (does not guarantee a shirt). Register online at: http://www.cantstoprunningco.com/#!local-races/lalk8
Paper registration can be sent to 100 Greenwave Way Greenville, Ohio 45331 – Attn. Mark Jackson. Make checks payable to Greenville City Schools. Packet pick up at Greenville High School on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 12-3 p.m. and day of race starting at 1:30 p.m. Race day registration available starting at 1:30. For additional questions, contact Mark Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org.