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Great Amazing Adventure Race / Houston

EVENTS
  • Running: A Fun Cross Country Adventure Race for Two
RACE DATE
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Start Time
1:00 PM
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$40 for Team of Two (adult/kid or kid/kid)
Location
McGregor Park,
Address
5225 Calhoun Road
CITY
Houston
STATE/TERR
Alabama
Zip
77021
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
513-518-0528
Description

Official Site: www.GreatAmazingRace.com.   A Fun Cross Country Adventure Race for Two Adult/Kid or Kid/Kid! Registration will close once 100 team limit is reached.

      ABOUT THE RACE: Are you looking for a fun and memory-making family activity? Then this race is for you! Kids (grades 1-12) can team up with a parent, grandparent, sibling or mentor and compete in a series of fun challenges patterned after the show The Amazing Race. Whether you run, jog, walk or watch, it'll be an experience you will never forget. It's way more fun than a 5K!

      Thank you for your time and what an awesome day my son and I had. My son could not stop talking about it and thanking me for taking him! I truly appreciate the work you and your team our doing, it has made memories that will last a life time. testimonial.

             REGISTRATION INFO: For teams of two (adult/kid or kid/kid), one or both participants must be a student in grades 1-12. Kindergarten & Pre-K is allowed only if paired with an adult. Registration will be closed once 100 team limit is reached, so sign up now!     Payments should be made by credit card or check made payable to Flying Colors Sports, 7858 Red Fox Drive, West Chester Ohio 45069 and is available at www.GreatAmazingRace.com. Active duty, reserves and retired military including spouses receives a 50% discount off team entry fee.      Spectators are welcome to tag along for free and take photos for the scrapbook.

              RACE DESCRIPTION: Modeled after the popular television show "THE AMAZING RACE", this rain or shine event pits teams of two against other teams in a series of up to 8 (eight) fun-filled challenges across a one-mile cross-country course. Clue cards at each station instructs the teams to complete a task (game, relay, obstacle course, etc.) before proceeding to the next challenge station. How well you work as a team is the most essential ingredient to winning the race. The team that reaches the finish line with the fastest overall time wins. Contestants should be prepared to get a little dirty and wet - it's part of the fun!

        Teams can choose a recreation pace (those who prefer to walk or jog at a leisure pace) or a competitive pace (those who prefer to run and complete more challenging tasks). The top 25 teams, from each city, qualify for the National Championship Race and a chance to win $2,000!

            SUPPORTING: The race series supports the 30-MINUTES-A-DAY academic initiative, a national program that promotes daily family engagement in three home activities (physical exercise, reading a book and healthy eating) that have the power to improve student's academic performance and family quality of life. We recognize that it is hard to have success at school without a solid foundation at home.

              EVENT SPONSORSHIP: Contact us at [email protected] if you are interested in learning about partnership and vendor booth opportunities. 

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