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THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Akron, adventure/obstacle race for adults & kids grades k-12
1 Mile, Other
Sun, Jun 19, 2016
About This Activity
Race Alert! Please note June 19 race is being rescheduled for July 2016. New date TBA.
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Since 2012, THE GREAT AMAZING RACE (GAR) continues to offer one of the most exciting adventure races featuring two-person teams (adults & kids grades K-12) racing through an outdoor obstacle course in competition against their peers. Modeled after the popular TV show, teams complete a 1.5 mile cross country course sprinkled with a string of up to 8 fun-filled challenges. Teammates must work together to complete a challenge (task, obstacle, relay, etc.) before advancing to next challenge station. How well teammates work together (collaborate & communicate) is the most important skill to winning the race. Racers should be prepared to get a little dirty and wet - it's part of the fun! Waves begin every 10 minutes - kids teams, then adult teams. RACE INFO 1. Open to everyone - runners, joggers and walkers - pee wees to grandparents. 2. 2 person teams - adult/adult, adult/kid or kid/kid. 3. 3 challenge levels ... easy, intermediate & difficult .. based on age & fitness level of racers. 4. 4 race divisions ... Grades K-2 / 3-5 / 6-8 / 9-Adult. 5. 1.5 mile course with up to 8 challenge stations 6. Plan on 60 minutes to complete the course. Rain or shine,. 7. Top 25 teams qualify for Championship Race and chance to win $1,200. ADDITIONAL INFO 1. Discounts. Teachers, military, police, & fire personnel qualify for discounts. (Only available through the www.GreatAmazingRace.com registration portal only. 2. Fund Raising. Local schools & youth organizations (scouts, youth teams, running clubs, churches, etc) can receive $ donations by participating in the race. Visit www.greatamazingrace.com for details. 3. Sponsorship. Sponsorship with THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Series offers many exciting exposure possibilities for your company. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss corporate and small business sponsorship opportunities. 4. Charity Partner. Help us fight pediatric cancer by donating 2 pairs of used sneakers or running shoes to Max Cure Foundation's Dunk Your Kicks program and receive a 2 minute time eraser token for the race. (www.DunkYourKicks.org)