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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Mike Spofford

Mike Spofford has worked as a sportswriter in Wisconsin since 1995 and has been a packers.com staff writer since 2006. He has covered the Packers' last two Super Bowl appearances, XXXII and XLV.

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Tent sale has become tradition

Posted Jun 1, 2011


It’s not unheard of to see the fans lining up as early as midnight the evening before, ready to rush in as soon as the doors open the following morning.

What’s the occasion? Tickets on sale? Aaron Rodgers’ autograph?

No, it’s the annual Packers Pro Shop tent sale, an event that will see its 18th rendition on Saturday, June 4, in the Lambeau Field Atrium.

The “camping-out” approach may be a little extreme, but fans have their reasons, and Packers Director of Retail Operations Kate Hogan has no doubt they’ll be back again this year, because the tent sale always has some features – whether it be players’ practice equipment, sideline gear or dynamite prices – unique to this sale.

“A lot of them are collectors looking for team apparel and equipment,” Hogan said. “Some are looking for real good bargains, shopping for Christmas presents for their whole family.”

This year’s tent sale has been shortened to one day, Saturday only, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Even those not among the earliest arrivals will still have plenty of merchandise to peruse.

The sale actually began back in 1994 as a three-day event, and it was held under a tent (or two) in the Lambeau Field parking lot before moving to the stadium’s west-side concourse and then to the Atrium after the renovation.

Its genesis was a way for the equipment staff to clear out years and years of stored team apparel and practice gear. Combine that with older lines of Pro Shop inventory priced to move and it quickly became an annual hit.

Some of the more popular “player-worn” items include shoes and cleats. In the past, some of the offerings have included practice jerseys, rain gear, old “G”-logo carpeting, desks from redecorated offices and food carts.

Hogan said there wasn’t anything highly unusual being offered this year, but the normal combination of team-worn gear and Pro Shop inventory will be available.

Super Bowl merchandise will not be part of this sale, she said. That’s still in high demand and new items are currently being added to the Pro Shop’s offerings.

“With the Super Bowl, some items take a while to develop or manufacture,” Hogan said. “We’ll keep adding new items in the store.”

The fans will be lined up, ready to pounce anyways.

“It’s like an old-fashioned sidewalk sale, the lowest prices of the year,” Hogan said. “It’s a way for us to say thanks to the people who shop with us all year.”

 
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