Dow Hosts 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run to Benefit Capital Area United Way

- September 26, 2016

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, Dow’s Louisiana Operations will host their second annual 5K run and 1 mile Kids Fun Run. The 1 mile Kids Fun Run will begin at 8:30AM and the 5K race (including the new Corporate Challenge) will begin 9:00AM. The race is open to community members. Click here to register.

Dow is hosting this event as part of the annual United Way Campaign. Proceeds from the 5K and Kids Fun Run will benefit partner agencies of Capital Area United Way. The races will begin and end on Dow’s Plantation House Grounds in Plaquemine. Dow has partnered with The Louisiana Marathon who will bring their expertise to help host the event as one of the Presenting Partners.

Dow welcomes community partners to celebrate at the Finish Festival by cooking jambalaya, pastalaya, etc. There will be music, entertainment, food and beverages. There will be a Halloween themed hands-on STEM lab for children. Interested in sponsoring? Click here for sponsorship information.

Corporate Challenge Information:
To encourage participation we have added a Corporate Challenge. The Corporate Challenge will use a cross country style scoring system where the 3 teams with the fastest average time will get awards. Additionally, there will be a Corporate Participation award given to the company (excluding Dow) with the most teams entered.

  • Teams shall consist of 3 members
  • The challenge will be scored by fastest average time of the 3 team members
  • Multiple teams from the same company are encouraged (the company with the most teams entered will win the Participate Award)

To enter into the Corporate Challenge click here and select the 5K registration. After entering your personal information and t-shirt size there are instructions for the Corporate Challenge. Use the pull down menu to select your company and in the box below enter your team name.

Link for Registering:

For editorial information:

Abby Cook
The Dow Chemical Company
+1 225-353-8968