2015 Gate to Gate, 30th Annual Memorial Run/Ruck/Walk

Other, 5K

Event Date

Sat, May 23, 2015

Address

Eglin AFB, FL

Pricing

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*DoD* 4.4 MILE RUN (Department of defence Civilians, Active Duty, Reserves, Retired, Dependents)

$25 $30 Closed

*DoD* 4.4 MILE RUCK (Department of defence Civilians, Active Duty, Reserves, Retired, Dependents)

$25 $30 Closed

*DoD* 4.4 MILE WALK (Department of defence Civilians, Active Duty, Reserves, Retired, dependents)

$25 $30 Closed

*DoD* 8.8 MILE RUN (Department of defence Civilians, Active Duty, Reserves, Retired, Dependents)

$25 $25 Closed

*DoD* 8.8 MILE RUCK (Department of defence Civilians, Active Duty, Reserves, Retired, Dependents)

$25 $25 Closed

Spectators **Non-DoD** (Registrants w/o Installation Affiliation/ *INEED OF BASE ACCESS*)

$0 $0 Closed

**Non-DoD** 4.4 MILE RUN (Registrants w/o Installation Affiliation/ *INEED OF BASE ACCESS*)

$25 $25 Closed

**Non-DoD** 4.4 MILE RUCK (Registrants w/o Installation Affiliation/ *INEED OF BASE ACCESS*)

$25 $30 Closed

**Non-DoD** 4.4 MILE WALK (Registrants w/o Installation Affiliation/ *INEED OF BASE ACCESS*)

$25 $30 Closed

**Non-DoD** 8.8 MILE RUN (Registrants w/o Installation Affiliation/ *INEED OF BASE ACCESS*)

$25 $25 Closed

**Non-DoD** 8.8 MILE RUCK (Registrants w/o Installation Affiliation/ *INEED OF BASE ACCESS*)

$25 $30 Closed

Sponsors 4.4 MILE RUN

$0 $0 Closed

Sponsors 4.4 MILE RUCK

$0 $0 Closed

Sponsors 4.4 MILE WALK

$0 $0 Closed

Sponsors 8.8 MILE RUN

$0 $0 Closed

Sponsors 8.8 MILE RUCK

$0 $0 Closed

Sponsors (supporting the after party)

$0 $0 Closed

About This Activity

In Person Registration

May 09, 2015 (In Person registration) $25 ONLY

Time, Location & Course:

Gate-to-Gate Run/Walk/Ruck: Event is held at the corner of Chinquapin Dr. and Eglin Blvd, Eglin AFB. Participants must be in place at the starting line by 6:45 a.m. Wheelchairs start at 7:28 a.m. Runners start at 7:30 a.m. Walkers start at 7:32 a.m. Race will be held rain or shine. Runners/walkers/ruckers must be finished by 10:30 a.m. or be escorted. The 4.4 mile course starts at Unity Park, follows Eglin Blvd. to Memorial Trail and ends at Unity Park. The 8.8 extends to Postal Point and returns to Unity Park. There will be flowers for each runner to drop at the Veterans’ Memorial.

Parking:

Parking will be at Unity Park. Please arrive early to park since participants must be in place at 6:45 a.m.

Team competition for 4.4 & 8.8 Run:

1st place trophies will be awarded to the top teams in open and military divisions. A traveling trophy will be awarded to the first team in the military division. At least one female on the team to compete.

Competition Rules:Lowest accumulated time of the first four finishers for each team, which includes at least one of their female runners.

Open Division:

Non military units.

Military Division:

Teams representing military units. All team members must be active duty, reservists, guards, DOD civilians, or contractors assigned to the unit forming the team and their spouses.

Team Captains/Contacts:

Each team member must register individually prior to the cutoff date for teams. Team captains must pick up a team roster form from the Fitness Center, or www.eglinforcesupport.com to identify team members. Team entry forms will also be available at the Armament Museum on May 9 and 16. All team members will be designated on the team roster by the team contact/captain. Team rosters must be turned into the Fitness Center by noon on May 20. Changes to the team rosters will not be allowed after the package pickup at the Armament Museum.

Awards: 4.4 Mile Run:

Over All Male & Female 1st-3rd trophy. Masters 40+ Male & Female 1st - 3rd trophy.Grand Master 50+ Male & Female 1st: trophy.Wheelchair Male & Female 1st trophy.All participants will receive a quality T-shirt. Awards will also be given to the 1st-3rd male and female runners in the following age groups: 0-9, 10-14,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Awards: 8.8 Mile Run:

Special awards to the first overall male and female, the first Masters male and female (40+yrs), and the first Grand Master male and female (50+yrs). Awards to the 1st male and female runners in the following age groups: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Gate-to-Gate 4.4 Walk Only Awards:

Special awards to the first overall male and female, the first Masters male and female (40+yrs), and the first Grand Master male and female (50+yrs). Awards to the 1st male and female runners in the following age groups: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Awards: 4.4 and 8.8 Mile Ruck:

Special awards to the first overall male and female for 4.4. Special awards to the first overall male and female for the 8.8. If you are less than 150 pounds, use a 10 pounds and bag and if you are over 150 pounds use a 20 pounds and bag. You may use more weight if desired.

Kids Run:

Run begins at 9 a.m. at the corner of Chinquapin Dr. and Eglin Blvd., proceeds beyond the Veterans Memorial and back. This Kids Run is FREE. No registration is required. Participation t-shirts will be given out at the end of the run. Trophies will be given to the overall male and female winners in the following groups: ages 5-6, 1/2-mile run; ages 7-8, 1-mile run; and, ages 9-13, 2-mile run.

Course Record:

Best first male and female to break the course record:

Michael Green, 2001 - 20:56

Monica O’Reilly, 1993 - 23:33

Race Results:

All race results will be posted at www.eventtiming.com and www.active.com

Festivities:

Enjoy FREE refreshments including food, soda and beer (21 and over), beans and rice, Buffalo wings, and sub sandwiches. Post-race party at the finish line will feature live entertainment.

Registration:

Registration is limited to the first 2,000 entries, so sign up early! Early Registration starts on Feb 25 and ends on Apr 30. Cost is $25 and will be accepted online. Late online registration begins May 1 and runs through May 17 or until the 2000th person signs up. However In Person Registration on May 9th will be $25. Cost for late registration is $30.Register at www.active.com : An additional administrative fee is charged. Online registration is strongly encouraged! Search for "Gate to Gate Run.” (http://www.active.com/eglin-afb-fl/running/distance-running-races/gate-to-gate-2015 ) Online registration closes at 10 p.m. Central Time, May 17 or when the 2000th person signs up.

In Person Registration & Package Pick Up:

Saturday, May 09 • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.AF Armament Museum • $25 Cash Only to register Photo ID required to pick up packages

Eglin Package Pick Up:

May 13 – 15 at the Eglin Fitness Center from7 a.m. – 7 p.m. • Photo ID required to pick up packages

Late Package Pick Up:

Saturday, May 16 • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at AF Armament Museum • Photo ID required picking up packages.

NO registration on Race Day!

Due to time constraints, it is HIGHLY recom-mended that participants pick up race packets prior to race day. Race packages can be picked up at Unity Park on race day from 5:30-6:30 a.m. only. Photo ID required to pick up packages.

Important Information:

Only day to enter in person with cash, is May 9 at the Armament Museum.

All participants and guest without valid base IDs MUST be preregistered and will enter the base through the West Gate. Restricted vehicle passes will be issued.

Photo ID is mandatory for base access and all package pickups.

There will be NO refunds!

Due to security issues, race is subject to change/cancellation.

Race packages will not be mailed

No skates, skateboards, or bicycles allowed on the course

Participants that may be pregnant, consult with your physician before entering the race

Strollers are welcome, but NO PETS

If you are picking up a package for another participant, a copy of a photo ID and a note of consent are required

Participants must be in place at 6:45 a.m.

Contact Info: Eglin Fitness Center 850-883-1682 or 850-882-6223

Fees

$25 till April 30th, $30 May 1st-17th, No raceday Registration!!

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