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The Great Amazing Race- Colorado Springs 1m/5k

EVENTS
  • Recreation and Competitive:- Run 3.1 Miles
RACE DATE
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Start Time
4:00 pm
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$48 per team
Location
Palmer Park
CITY
Colorado Springs
STATE/TERR
Colorado
Zip
80909
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
5135180528
Description

A National Adventure Race Series Supporting Pediatric Cancer


 


 

  A national D.I.T. (Do-It-Together) family-friendly race competition modeled after the TV show THE AMAZING RACE .  For teams of two people (adults & kids grades K-12)... be it friends, family members, neighbors or co-workers. It's way more fun than a 5K! Recreation & competitive levels. The top 25 teams from each local race qualify for regional championship race and chance to win $1,500! Reserve your spot now as registration will close once 120 team limit is reached.


 

  CHARITY PARTNER: Help us fight pediatric cancer by donating 2 pairs of used sneakers or running shoes to Max Cure Foundation's Dunk Your Kicks program and receive a 2 minute time eraser token for the race. (www.DunkYourKicks.org)


 

  RACE DESCRIPTION: Modeled after the popular television show "THE AMAZING RACE", teams of two people (adult/adult, adult/kid or kid/kid) race against other teams around a one-mile cross country course completing a string of up to 8 fun-filled outdoor challenges. Clue Cards provided at each station directs teams to perform a task that requires teamwork, before proceeding to the next challenge station. Teams strive to arrive at the finish line with the fastest overall time to be declared the winners. Waves begin every 10 minutes … kids teams, then adult teams.

1. Recreation & Competitive Levels. Challenge stations include varying levels of difficulty- easy, intermediate and difficult - based on age and fitness level of the participants. Be aware that the competitive course consumes energies equivalent to a 5K race.

2. Registration info. Teams of two persons only: adult/kid, kid/kid or adult/adult. Children in Pre-K and Kindergarten must be paired with an adult.

3. Large groups (10 or more teams) teachers, military, police, fire & EMS receive special pricing through the www.GreatAmazingRace.com portal only.

4. Fundraising for Classrooms & Youth Groups. Local schools & youth organizations (scouts, teams, clubs, churches, etc) can become a Fundraising Partner and receive $ donations by participating in the race. Visit www.greatamazingrace.com for details.

    5. Awards & Advancement. All finishers receive awards. Medals are presented to the winners of each race divisions, which are determined by grade of youngest team member ... Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-9 and Grades 10-Adult teams. The top 25 finishers of each local competition qualify for Championship Race and chance to win $1,500! 

6. Sponsorship. Sponsorship with THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Series offers many exciting exposure possibilities for your company. Please contact us at [email protected] to discuss corporate and small business sponsorship opportunities.

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