GREAT AMAZING Adventure Race & Family Activity - DETROIT
Sunday, August 12, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
Early Registration in Now Open!
Registration will close once 100 team limit is reached.
ABOUT THE EVENT
Are you looking for a fun and memory making family activity? Then this race is for you! Kids in grades 1-12 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 or walk, it'll be an experience you will never forget! It’s 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 are doing, it has made memories that will last a lifetime.”
Touring all NFL cities. The top 25 teams, from every city race, qualify for the National Championship Race and a chance to win $2,000
Teams of two (adult/kid or kid/kid), one or both participants must be kid in grades 1-12. Kindergarten and Pre-K are allowed if paired with an adult. Payments can be made online or by check made payable to Flying Colors Sports, 7858 Red Fox Drive, West Chester OH 45069 at www.GreatAmazingRace.com.
Race packets available for pick up starting 45 minutes prior to start of the race.
Fast Forward Tokens (aka Time Savers) can be purchased at any time prior to the start of the race. (1 minute for every $5.00 submitted, up to 4 min.)
Modeled after the television show, this rain or shine event pits teams of two against other teams in a series of up to 8 fun-filled challenges across a one mile cross country course. Clue cards at each staion 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 finishes with the fastest overall time is the winner. Contestants should be prepared to get a little dirty and wet – it’s part of the fun!
Recreation pace (those who prefer to walk or jog at a leisure pace) or Competitive pace (those who prefer to run and complete more challenging tasks).
Spectators are allowed to tag along for free and take photos for the scrapbook.
Registration will close once 100 team limit is reached!
Special awards are given to the winners of each division (determined by grade of youngest team member): Grades 1-6 Division and Grades 7-12 Division.
The Great Amazing Race series supports the 30-MINUTES-A-DAY family and academic initiative, a national program that promotes daily family engagement in three home activities that have the power to improve student’s academic performance and family quality of life: physical exercise, reading a book and eating healthy. We recognize that it is hard to have success at school without a solid foundation at home.
When & Where
The Great Amazing Race Company
The Great Amazing Race Series began in 2012 as an activity to promote health & wellness for families, friends and co-workers. Since our initial debut, we have continued to grow hosting more than 70 race annually all across the country.