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2013 RunFit Challenge
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013
Time: 9am - First Wave / 10:10am - Final Wave - Click here for CURRENT WAVE ASSIGNMENTS
Location: Armitage Park (Shelter J) - Eugene, Oregon
Distances: 5K, 10K, 10K Relay (2-person OR 4-person)
Event Description: The total workout! This event is a cross training extravaganza featuring 7 stations along the 1.55 mile loop - burpees, push-ups, tire-pull, plate carry, and jump rope. The tire-pull and plate carry stations will be visited twice per each 1.55 mile loop.
Competition: Upon registering, participants must select either a "Competitive" or "Non-Competitive" option. While all participants will receive a time and place in their respective distances, only the participants in the "Competitive" division will be eligible for overall and age group awards, AND will be monitored at workout stations for activity form compliance and repetitions.
Competitive Versus Non-Competitive: Participants can choose to be in the competitive category and compete for awards, or be in the non-competitive category and thus, not eligible for awards. The repititions at each station are: Push Ups (Competitive: 40 for men, 20 for women, Non-Competitive: 20 for men, 10 for women), Burpees (Competitive: 20, Non-Competitive: 10), Plate Carry (Competitive: 45lb - Men, 25lb - Women, Non-Competitive: 25lb - Men, 10lb - Women), Tire-Pull (Competitive: large tire, Non-Competitive: Small tire), Jump Rope (Competitive: 100, Non-Competitive: 50),
Course: The 1.55 mile loop will be covered twice for the 5K, four times for the grueling 10K. The course is comprised of paved paths, grass, dirt trails, stairs, roots, curbs, short inclines and great scenery along the McKenzie River. Click here for a COURSE MAP. Click here for the GPS ROUTE MAP.
Relays: There will be two division in the 10K relay, the 2-person and the 4-person. In the 2-person relay, a total of four loops need to be completed, with the two team members running in any order. In the 4-person relay, each member will complete the 1.55 mile loop once.
Relay Divisions: Male, Female and Coed. In the Coed division, at least half of the members of a team must be female.
Team Competition: In addition to the relay teams, the 5K and 10K events will also include team competition. Teams can be comprised of an unlimited number of members, with the five fastest times from a team counting towards the team's cummulative time. In the coed division, at least two of the team's female finishing times will count towards the team total.
Team Divisions: Male, Female and Coed.
Wave Starts: To insure safety on the course and enough time at stations to complete an activity without a back-up, waves of 20 participants will start in waves every 10 minutes. Participants MUST start in the wave they're registered for! The first wave is at 9am, with the final wave at 11am - once a wave is full, registrants must select another wave.
Entry Fees: $30 per person for all events prior to race day. Ages 17 & under AND 60 & over deduct $5. Add $5 on race day to all entry fees. Technical event shirts can be purchased for an additional $10. All entry fees include a parking pass in Armitage Park for the day.
Timing: This event will be chip-timed. Participants must wear the provided timing chip as demonstrated at packet pickup. Splits will be captured after each loop and chips will be collected at the finish.
Awards: The top male and female finisher and top three in each age group in both the 5K and 10K will receive awards. The top three relays in each division will receive awards. The top three teams in each division will receive awards. Members of teams are also eligible for individual awards. Awards will be presented to participants placing in the "Competitive" division only.
Age Groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & Over.
Parking: All parking will be on the west side of the bridge (Coburg Road), less than a minute walk to the start. All entry fees include a parking pass in Armitage Park for the day.
Thank you to our station facilitators!
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