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Blacklight Run - Austin
Sat, Jun 28, 2014
About This Activity
What is Blacklight Run™??
?Blacklight Run™ is a unique night experience focused less on speed and more on glow-in-the-dark fun with friends and family. Glowing participants come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds; every participant will get Glowed?™ and has the time of their life. Whether you are an avid runner or a walk around the park walker, the 3 miles of the Blacklight Run™ course will have you glowing and waiting for the next one!
How does it work?
?The Blacklight Run™ has been setup with very simple rules:
1) Wear a white shirt (any white T-shirt will work) worn at the start line.
2) Finish covered in neon powder, that will glow in the Blacklight Zones™ and at the Blacklight Run Party™.
By the end, they look like they fell into a ghost busters movie and are covered with different colored Glow™???. This is the first of its kind at night and is quickly sweeping the nation!
Each participant will receive:
- White Blacklight Run T-Shirt
- Swag from Sponsors
- Race Bib
- Donation to local charities
- Glow Pack to throw at the finish line!
What is the Glow™?
Along the running path you will find Blacklight Zone's™, which are associated with a designated color: green, orange, pink, or yellow. As the runners/walkers reach the Blacklight Zones™ they are showered with neon powder that glows with our high beam black lights at every zone. All products are 100% natural and non-toxic. At the end of the race there will be a Blacklight Run Party™ filled with music pumping from the DJ, neon powder all while glowing under tons of black lights!
What about the finish line?
?Are you ready for the best After Race party on the PLANET? After the finish, participants are encouraged to stick around, celebrate, and see exactly how much Glow one person can handle. We will have Glow, and festivities that will make your Glowing head spin.
For the latest race updates and participant giveaways stay tuned to this web page, or follow Blacklight Run™ Facebook or Twitter pages.
** Location and or date are always subject to change.
Event schedule and times
Please read the below event details so you can make this event an amazing experience. We are expecting over 9,000 runners.
Mandatory Pre-Packet Pickup*
Sports Authority - Austin
9600 S Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78748
Pre-Packet Pick up Dates:
Thursday, June 26th, 2014 &
Friday, June 27th, 2014
Pre-Packet Pick up Times:
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
PLEASE READ: *Please bring a photo ID to pick up race packet. We strongly encourage you to come to pre-packet pickup to avoid the long lines on event day and $5.00 convenience fee. If you are planning on picking up packets for someone else, or for your team members, you MUST bring a copy of their ID and signed copy of the WAIVER, which can be downloaded HERE. That way, we know you have permission to get your friends’ stuff!
Pre-Order Merchandise-All items that have been pre-ordered online MUST be picked up by the start of race on race day or at pre-packet pickup. Any items that have not been claimed will be forfeited and donated. Unfortunately, we do not have the ability to mail items to you after race day. Please make time to go pick up you pre-ordered GLO Gear. These items are available for pick up only at the GLO Store.
Race Day Packet Pickup - If you are unable to pick up your race packet and/or register on either of the pre-packet pickup dates, you will be able to do so on race day starting at 5:45 p.m. However there is a same day race check in fee of $5 (Cash Only).
Race Day Location Information - The race will start at 8:45 p.m. at:
Travis County Expo Center
7311 Decker Ln, Austin, TX 78724
Please arrive no later than 7:00 p.m. to ensure to have ample time to park and line up at the start line. Don't stress out if you are stuck in traffic. We will leave the start line open for everyone to be able to run the race.
Parking - There is $10.00 fee for parking. Please arrive early to avoid traffic. There is one entrance to the park. We will have over 9,000 participants strong to support Special Olympics Texas, Inc. and Dell Children's Medical Center, and please arrive early no later than 7:00 p.m. to ensure you are not stuck in traffic.
No Bag Check - Please note that there is NO bag check. So, leave your valuables in the car or take what you want with you!
Starting Line - We will be releasing waves of runners every 2-5 minutes at the starting line at 8:45 p.m. The last wave will be at 10:15 p.m. or after that last runner whichever comes first.
Race Bib - Be sure to attach your race bib to the front of your shirt with the safety pins provided. You will NOT be allowed on the course without a race bib.
Pre Race Party - Starts @ 7:30PM. This is the best pre-party in the country. Music to blow you away and a chance to get a ton of free glow gear and GLOW POWDER given away at the stage!
Along with an evening of fun, UV glow powder and memories, and Cisco Kid!
Spectators - There will be no charge for spectators. An open area for spectator viewing will be available on both sides of the start/finish line. Be sure to carpool!
Water Stations - There will be a water station on the course and at the finish line.
Finish Line - Be sure to visit the Glow Packet Station at the finish line to get your FREE Glow Packet. One Glow Packet per participant with tear off coupon located on race bib.
After Race Party - Please stay after the race for an amazing Blacklight Run After Party. NEON GLOWING powder will be tossed at the After Party under the most Blacklights ever seen assembled. There will be a GLOW THROW every 15 minutes with prizes and goodies thrown from the stage. The evening will be hosted by Julio G and Cisco Kid to ensure a night of fun to remember. Tons of free goodies are given out at the party!
Refunds - please note we do not offer refunds, if you are unavailable to join us, please transfer your ticket to another athlete or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.