THE GREAT AMAZiNG RACE Central Kansas 1M/5k for adults & kids grades k-12
- Sports & Fitness
- Central Riverside Park , Wichita kansas
National Adventure Race Series for Adults & Kids Grades K-12
Donate Your Used Sneakers for Pediatric Cancer
On-line registration will close once 120 team limit is reached!
ABOUT THE RACE
Sign up for this national D.I.T. (Do-It-Together) family-friendly activity that is modeled after the TV show "THE AMAZING RACE." For two-person teams consisting of friends, family members, neighbors or co-workers. It's way more fun than a 5K and a perfect birthday party idea! Official Site: www.GreatAmazingRace.com.
“What an awesome day my son and I had. My son could not stop talking about it and thanking me for taking him!" ... Testimonial
The Great Amazing Race series makes pit stop in NFL, NBA and MLB cities. The top 25 teams, at each city race, qualify for the Championship Race and $2,000 prize. (August Championship in Cincinnati / December Championship in New Orleans)
We are partnering with the Max Cure Foundation's - Dunk Your Kicks program which fights against pediatric cancer. You too can join the fight by donating 2 pairs of used sneakers or running shoes to the cause. When you do, you will receive a free mulligan/time-saver token for the race. We believe that one good deed deserves another.
Teams consist of two participants: adults & kids grades k-12.
Kindergarten and Pre-K are allowed if paired with an adult.
Race packets can be picked up 45 miniutes prior to start of the race.
Teachers, military, law enforcement, EMS & fire, as well as members of Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, YMCA, 4-H, BBBS and BGC receive special pricing through the www.GreatAmazingRace.com portal only.
1. Two-person teams (adult/kid, kid/kid or adult/adult) race against other teams completing a string of up to eight fun-filled challengs spread across a one-mile trail course. Clue cards provided at each station directs teams to performs tasks involving games, relays and obstacles - before proceeding to the next challenge station. Contestants strive to arrive at the finish line with the fastest overall time.
2. How well you work and communicate with your teammate are the most essential skills to winning the race.
3. Contestants should be prepared to get a little dirty and wet – it’s part of the fun!
4. Racers can choose Recreation or Competitive Course on race day.
5. Challenge stations include varying levels of difficulty (easy, medium & difficult) , based on age and fitness level of the participants.
6. Racers can run, jog or walk. Plan on 60 minutes to complete the race course.
7. Unsure of a teammate? No worries, team members can be added or substituted on race day.
8. Reminder, this is a rain or shine event.
9. There's no reason to leave family and friends at home. Spectators are allowed to tag along for free to cheer on contestants and take photos for the scrapbook.
10. Birthday parties: celebrate someone's special day in a wild way! Our birthday party space can accommodate any size group. Space fills quickly so don't delay.
11. Mulligan/Time-Saver Tokens are offered. Teams will be given a second chance to complete a task and not be penalized. It's great for any race miscues. (Limit of 1 per team) Teams that donate 2 pairs of used sneakers or running shoes for pediatric cancer will receive token for free.
Every team that crosses the finish line gets an award to recognize their accomplishment. Medals are presented to the winners of each division (determined by grade of youngest team member): Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-9, and Grades 10 - Adult teams divisions.
The top 25 teams will qualify for the Championship Race and $2,000 prize. (August Championship Race in Cincinnati / December Championship Race in New Orleans)
The GREAT AMAZING RACE Series supports the 30-MINUTES-A-DAY family and academic initiative, a national program that encourages parents to be good ROLE MODELS by participating in three daily home activities (30 minutes a day, 5 times a week) at home, together with their kids, that have the power to improve their students's academic performance and family quality of life: physical exercise, reading books and eating healthy. As with anything, children learn more from watching what you do than what you say. LEAD BY EXAMPLE! We recognize that it is hard to have success at school without a solid foundation at home.
BECOME A SPONSOR: We offer corporate and business copportunities that include many exciting exposure possibilites for your company. Click here for more information.
VOLUNTEER & RACE FOR FREE: Volunteer and you will receive a free team entry for friends or family members to participate in the race. You can also receive community service hours. Must be 15 or older. Click here for more informaton.
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