February Freeze 5k Fun Run/Walk
Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016
Registration (day of): 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Start time: Noon
2016 February Freeze Flyer
Welcome to Rapid City Regional Hospital's National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week February Freeze - 5K Fun Run/Walk! Now in it's 18th year!
Registration & Shirt Sales
T-shirt sales will be available in the lobby at Rapid City Regional Hospital from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26 and Wednesday, Jan. 27.
Registration/waiver signing will be done day of the event.
Register/shirt sales ($20) at the event or by visiting:
• RCRH Cardiac Services
353 Fairmont Blvd.
(Use the West Entrance located onthe north side
(front) of the hospital and follow the signs)
M-F, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
LOBBY SALES: T-shirts will be available in the lobby at Rapid City Regional Hospital from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26 and Wednesday, Jan. 27.
Race day registration:
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in RCRH
east and west auditoriums
(Limited number of t-shirts available on race day)
The 5K run/walk course is out and back. The race begins on 5th Street near the ambulance bay. Runners will go 1.55 miles south on Fifth Street and return on the same course.
Race begins at Noon. Some traffic control is provided near the start/finish line, but walkers and runners should remain on the sidewalk.
Where to Meet: All runners and walkers will meet in Rapid City Regional Hospital's East and West auditoriums prior to the event. February Freeze 5K runners will start on Fifth Street near the Emergency entrance of Rapid City Regional Hospital. From there it's an out-back-course that follows 5th Street.
Parking: We ask that February Freeze participants park in the employee parking area to keep patient parking available for Regional Health patients.
Entrances: There are two entrances that quickly lead to the auditoriums.
What to expect pre-race:
When you reach the auditorium, help yourself to some healthy treats, coffee or water. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow runners, hospital staff and cardiac patients.
About 10 minutes prior to the race start time, an announcement will be made and runners/walkers will head for the starting line.
After the race:
Return to the auditorium for post race snacks and prize drawings made possible by our sponsors.
Weather Forecast 47 degrees and partly cloudy
Door Prizes (More to Follow!)
2 gifts of two Main Street Square ice skating passes
2 gift certificates of $10 at RCRH gift shop
3 gifts of two movie passes at the Elks Theatre
4 gifts of 30 minutes massages at Regional Rehabilitation Institute
SD Beef Council- 2 gift bags
American Heart Association- gift bags & stocking caps
RCRH Cardiac Rehab- Valentine’s Day basket
Cardiac Rehabilitation Week
Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is a national effort by cardiac rehabilitation professionals and the patients they serve to reduce the effects of heart disease. Special events like February Freeze 5K Run/Walk are held across the country to raise awareness and celebrate cardiac patient's special accomplishments.
Read more about cardiac rehabilitation at the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) website or at
2011 Top Times:
Male: Jesse Monroe - 18:22
Female: Summer Kleinschmidt - 22:59
2012 Top Times:
Brandon Zelfer - 18:20
Abbie Harrelson - 21:08
Nicki Shinkle - 21:53
190 attended race day
Brandon Zelfer - 20:37
Robin Yamaguma - 25:17
350 attended race day (7 degrees, light wind and snow)
Top 3 males:
Jesse Sewell at 21:25
Brandon Zefler at 21:37
Peter Yusker at 22:52
Top 3 females:
Emily Person at 23:15
Emily Neel at 24:18
Kirsten Dirks at 25:42
500 attended race day
Jesse Sewell 17:55
Brandon Zephler 19:25
Chris Ryley 18:38
Kristen Dirks 22:18
Jamie Anderson 22:40
Janna Cowling 24:07