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NBA All-Star FIT Run, Walk & Dribble

EVENTS
  • Run, Walk & Dribble:- Run 3.1 Miles
RACE DATE
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Start Time
8:30 AM
Location
Staples Center
Address
1111 South Figueroa Street
CITY
Los Angeles
STATE/TERR
California
Zip
90015
COUNTRY
USA
Description

Did you know that on average an NBA player runs a total of 5 miles during a game?  And teams can play over 50 games before the All-Star break.  That is running over 250 miles! Well if you want a faster way to get to the NBA All-Star Game all you have to do is run 3.1 miles, faster than anyone else in LA!

 

Join us on Saturday, February 19th at 8:30 AM at the Staple Center as NBA FIT presents the inaugural NBA All-Star FIT Run, Walk & Dribble where our top male and female finishers will each receive two tickets to the 2011 NBA All-Star Game! 

 

But don't worry, the day is more about being NBA FIT than just who is the fastest man and woman in LA.  There will be music, refreshments, mascots, players, sponsor, interactive games and more!

 

So start training early but register today!

 

The first 1,000 registered participants will also receive FREE tickets to NBA All-Star JAM Session presented by Adidas.  Get the entire family together to participate and pledge to be NBA FIT today by participating in the NBA All-Star FIT Run, Walk & Dribble.

NBA FIT is the league's comprehensive health and wellness platform promoting healthy, active lifestyles for children and adults. The initiative encourages physical activity and healthy living through products, events and programs for children and families. In doing so, NBA FIT strives to engage one million kids, adults and families to pledge NBA FIT during the 2010-11 season.

NBA FIT will utilize its players, who are the most fit athletes in the world, to share important health and fitness tips with kids, parents and families. In cooperation with well-established health and wellness organizations, NBA FIT informs, educates and engages children and families in healthy living practices. You will find information covering conditioning, general fitness, nutrition and well-being best practices, catered to children, families and adults.

If you're ready to take your healthy living practices to the next level, then let's GET STARTED!

Join us and pledge your personal NBA FIT goal. Join one million other kids, adults and families in being more physically active and healthy!

 

Registration

The first 1,000 registered participants receive a FREE ticket to NBA All-Star JAM Session presented by adidas.  All registered runners receive an exclusive NBA All-Star FIT Run, Walk & Dribble T-shirt, race bib and participant bag filled with exciting offers from sponsors and partners!

Adults 13 and over - $35 until race day, $40 on race day

Children 12 and under - $15

Family of Four (includes two adult and two child entries) - $90

And the NBA All-Star FIT Kids Run & Dribble is free to kids of all ages but we ask that still register! Participants in this event only receive a special NBA All Star FIT Kids Run & Dribble race bib.

 

Schedule

6:00 AM - Race Day Registration and Packet Pick Up Opens

8:15 AM - NBA FIT Warm Up

8:30 AM - NBA All Star FIT Run Starts

9:00 AM - Live Music

9:30 AM - NBA FIT Kids Run & Dribble Starts

10:30 AM - NBA All Star FIT Run, Walk & Dribble Awards

 

Awards

Are you ready for this?  Our overall male and female will each win two tickets to the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 20th at the Staples Center.  Who wants it?

 

Additional awards and prizes from adidas will be presented to the top three male and female finishers overall as well as age group finishers starting with 14 and under, then in 5 year groups up to 80+. 

 

Plus anyone can compete in the Fast Break Zones along the course!  That is right in each mile (3 in total) you will randomly enter a Fast Break Zone  each of which is approximately 94 feet (the length of an official NBA court).  Each time you enter a Fast Break Zone you will be timed as to how fast you can make it through.  We will tally your cumulative time for each Fast Break Zone and award our top ten finishers with some awesome prizes from our sponsors! 

 

Keep an eye out and be ready to sprint in order to win!

 

Packet Pick Up

We will be announcing packet pick up locations soon, stay tuned for details!

 

Directions

Parking and Directions

  • The start and finish line for the NBA All-Star FIT Run Walk, and Dribble is at the intersection of Figueroa and 11th Street.
  • The sponsor village, race day registration and packet pick up area is located in lot 7 of the Staples Center on the southeast corner.
  • Parking is available at the Los Angeles Convention Center and surrounding surface lots of the Staples Center.

  • More details about parking at the Staples Center can be found here: http://www.staplescenter.com/doublecol.php?section=parking&page=parking  

  • Directions to the Staples Center can be found here: http://www.staplescenter.com/doublecol.php?section=parking&page=freeway  

  • More details about parking at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Directions can be found here: http://www.lacclink.com/maps/directions.aspx
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