Green Bay's First Annual Nitelite Run: No Pat-Downs, No Security, No Problem!Submitted by Chris Gopackgoski on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 00:45
Green Bay, Wisconsin's first annual Nitelite Family Fun Run went off without a hitch, despite a total lack of security, patdowns, bag searches, or any of the other things we've come to expect to keep us safe from them darn terrorists!
About the event:
What: Green Bay’s first run of its kind! The 3.1(5K) mile course for Runners and Walkers alike is set in picturesque Downtown Green Bay – AT NIGHT! This timed event travels the streets of Green Bay with the intent to let you party the night away with music, glow sticks and lots of Fun. -DJ themed stations along the way( 80′s,90′s, Today’s Hits, Techno, Country) Music for all
Where: Start- Washington Ave. In Front of Children’s Museum of Green Bay / Finish at City Deck – Washington Way, Downtown Green Bay. Course to Come Soon.
When: Saturday August 10, 2013 @ 8PM Packet Pick Up is at the Children’s Museum from 5-7:45.
Who: Your whole family! Discount for 2 or More.
The best 5k value is Green Bay’s first annual Schneider Community Nitelite Run. Proceeds are being donated back to New Community Shelter and Children’s Museum of Green Bay.
Yours truly was there and followed the pack on his bicycle, shouting words of encouragement such as "get your knees up soldier," "They're gaining on you. Run faster!" and "Get a car!"
Along the way he was able to observe the security provided by the benevolent state to protect its precious citizens. There wasn't any!
-5 firemen at the first-aid station
-1 cop car blocking off the entrance to Washington Street
-1 officer directing traffic at Walnut St and another on Cass St
Incredibly, despite this glaring lack of the security apparatus, nobody got shot, nobody got blown-up, nobody reported so much as a twisted ankle (as of press time).
With any luck the Green Bay Nitelite Run will serve as an example for future events like it.
(update) no I can't find any local news coverage for this event, and as a matter of fact many of the sources for the event itself have disappeared. Try it yourself. Search on Google for nitelite run green bay and most of the links are dead ends. What's up with that?