COD Laps with the Chaps Sunset 5K Run/Walk and Food Truck Rally

5K

Event Date

Sat, Sep 26, 2015

Address

Glen Ellyn, IL

Pricing

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5K General Registration - 5K General Registration

$6.22 $6.23 Closed

5K Currently Enrolled COD Student (restrictions apply) - 5K Currently Enrolled COD Student (restrictions apply)

$5 $5 Closed

5K COD Employee - 5K COD Employee

$6.22 $6.23 Closed

5K COD Alumni - 5K COD Alumni

$6.22 $6.25 Closed

5K General Registration- Child (ages 5-12) - 5K General Registration- Child (ages 5-12)

$6.22 $6.26 Closed

5K General Registration- Senior (age 60+) - 5K General Registration- Senior (age 60+)

$6.22 $6.25 Closed

5K General Registration- CARA member - 5K General Registration- CARA member

$6.22 $6.23 Closed

100-Yard Youth Dash (ages 4-7) - 100-Yard Youth Dash (ages 4-7)

$5 $5 Closed

100-Yard Youth Dash (ages 8-12) - 100-Yard Youth Dash (ages 8-12)

$5 $5 Closed

About This Activity

Register before Sunday, 8/2 and be qualified to with a $50 Ticketmaster gift card!*

Saturday, September 26, 2015

www.cod.edu/5K

College of DuPage invites you and your family to participate in the 5th annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Sunset Run/Walk and COD Food Truck Rally  Race time is 4:30 p.m. Festivities will kick off at 2 p.m. and continue until the sunset race concludes.

All proceeds from this event will benefit the College of DuPage Foundation Student Emergency Fund established to alleviate day-to-day expenses such as bus passes and meals for COD students who are at risk of dropping out due to unanticipated financial strains.

Laps with the Chaps 5K Sunset Run/Walk (at 4:30 p.m.):

  • Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female age group winners.
  • $200 Visa gift cards will be awarded to the Top Overall male and female runners and the "Middle of the Pack" winner.
  • $5.00 registration fee for currently-enrolled COD students (*See below for limitations)
  • All 5K participants are eligible to win a free iPad.
  • $2.00 COD Food Truck Rally voucher included in each race packet
  • 100-Yard Chaps Dash at 5:30 p.m. (Two age divisions: 4-7 and 8-12)
  • New course (no hairpin turns)!
  • Teams of at least three people can compete for Best Time and "Luck of the Draw". Each winning team member will receive a $50 Whole Foods gift card! 

The College of DuPage Laps with the Chaps 5K is CARA and USATF certified. (2013 USATF # IL-13143-JW)

College of DuPage Food Truck Rally

2 to 7 p.m.

College Rd. Parking Lot 1

Before or after you run, walk or cheer, make sure to explore the original Food Truck Rally in DuPage County! Ten favorite food trucks will present curbside cuisine at its best, including hand-made pierogies, modern Asian street food, big bold grilled chicken skewers, and a healthy take on Southern comfort food. Save room for a sweet treat, like decadently rich cupcakes and delightful mini donuts.

5K registration is not required to attend the COD Food Truck Rally.

www.cod.edu/rally

Event details and schedule

Register before Sunday, 8/2 and be qualified to with a $50 Ticketmaster gift card!*

THE BIG DAY!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

LOCATION AND 5K COURSE

College of DuPage campus and football stadium 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

New course with no hairpin turns! (Map will be available soon at www.cod.edu/5K.)

The 2015 5K race will again utilize a Jaguar technology timing system, the most modern and accurate method available, featuring Start/Finish chip timing and immediate, real-time results posted on flat screen TVs and posted online at www.j3timing.com

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Early Bird Registration

  • “Pay the Date” Price:

For the first two weeks of registration, you can sign up for any 5K registration category and only be charged the cost of the calendar date. (Ex. On Monday, June 22, you will pay only $6.22!) Valid from Monday, 6/22/15 through Sunday, 7/5/15.

  • $5 currently enrolled COD students (*See below for limitations)
  • $5 100-yard Youth Dash (both age divisions)

Free for children under 4. Strollers are welcome.

Advance Registration
Beginning Monday, July 6, 2015

  • $5 currently enrolled COD students (*See below for limitations)
  • $5 100-yard Youth Dash (both age divisions)
  • $10 kids (under 12) and seniors (over 60)
  • $20 COD employees and COD alumni
  • $25 General Registration

Free for children under 4. Strollers are welcome.
Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) members receive a $5 discount.

Onsite Registration (Race day, 2 to 4 p.m.)

Please note that onsite registrants cannot be guaranteed a short-sleeved technical shirt or nylon drawstring backpack.

  • $5 currently enrolled COD students (*See below for limitations)
  • $5 100-yard Youth Dash (both age divisions)
  • $10 kids (under 12) and seniors (over 60)
  • $25 COD employee and COD alumni
  • $30 General Registration

Free for children under 4. Strollers are welcome.
Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) members receive a $5 discount.

*Currently Enrolled COD Student-Priced Registrations:

  • Only the first 250 student-priced registrants who check in at the event will receive complete race packets, including official short-sleeved technical shirt, drawstring backpack, and $2 COD Food Truck Rally voucher. 
  • Must pick up packet on race day from the Registration Area between 2 and 4 p.m. If the race packet is not claimed during this timeframe, it will be forfeited.
  • Pre-race day packet pickup is not available for COD student-priced registrations.
  • Enrollment status is subject to verification. Student ID is required at the time of registration.
  • Bibs and timing services will be available for ALL 5K participants.
  • Currently enrolled COD students who prefer to not be subjected to the above limitations can register under the category of “General Registration”.

Registration Fee

COD will absorb 50% of the non-refundable $2.25 online registration fee. 

RACE DAY AGENDA

2 to 7 p.m. - College of DuPage Food Truck Rally and Kid Zone are open

2 to 4 p.m. - Packet pickup and onsite registration area open

4:30 p.m. - 5K race start

5:30 p.m. - 100-yard Youth Dash start

6 p.m. - iPad drawing and fastest team announced (Winners must be present)

AWARDS

  • $200 Visa gift cards to the Top Overall Male and Female and “Middle of the Pack” winners
  • $50 Whole Foods gift cards to members of the Fastest Team
  • $25 Visa gift cards to the fastest girls and boys in each age category of the 100-yard Youth Dash

TEAMS

Online Registration

Teams consist of 3 to 10 people and can be created at Active.com.

  • To create a team, the person designated as Team Captain enters the team name during self-registration.
    • Team Captain has the option to require a password for others to join.
    • It is suggested that the Team Captain communicate with potential members that the team has been created and what the password is, if any.
  • To join a team, you will select the team name during self-registration.
  • Post-Registration Team Formation: Teams may be created after self-registration has occurred by logging into Active.com.  Click on "My Events" and modify the existing COD Laps with the Chaps 5K form with the steps listed above.

Fastest Team Award

Each member of the fastest team will receive a $50 Whole Foods gift card!

  • Based on average of top three team members' times
  • Announced at 6 p.m. during short award ceremony
  • Winners must be present.

"Luck of the Draw" Team Award

At 6 p.m., a team's name will be pulled from a hat and each lucky member will receive a $50 Whole Foods gift card!

  • All teams will automatically be entered into the drawing
  • Winners must be present
  • Fastest Team does not qualify for "Luck of the Draw"

Additional Teams Information

  • Onsite registration will not be available for new teams or additional team members.
  • Teams may have a free professional photo taken on race day, which will be emailed within one week of the event to Team Captains. (All teams that wish for this benefit must check in at the registration table no later than 3:00 p.m. as there may be a line.)

RACE PACKETS

5K participants will receive a short-sleeved technical shirt in a nylon drawstring backpack, including a $2 COD Food Truck Rally voucher. Only the first 250 COD student-priced registrants who check in at the event will receive complete race packets from the Registration Area.

Pre-Race Day Packet Pickup

Details will be provided soon at www.cod.edu/5K.

Race Day Packet Pickup

Grab your packet and then some grub at the COD Food Truck Rally!

2 to 4 p.m. in College Rd. parking lot 1.

EVENT PARKING

Ample free parking will be available off of College Rd. in lots 1 and 2, just west of the COD Food Truck Rally and football stadium, or off of Fawell Blvd. in lots A, B, and D. There will be plenty of volunteers and clear signage to direct you to the event from all parking areas.

AID STATIONS AND COMFORT FACILITIES

There will be an aid station and water stop along the course to ensure happy and safe participants. Restrooms are located within the Physical Education Center (PEC), just north of the festivities.

ADDITIONAL RACE INFORMATION

  • Walkers and strollers are welcome and will be asked to position themselves behind the runners at the starting line.
  • Bicycles, in-line skates, other wheeled vehicles (except wheelchairs and strollers) are not allowed.
  • Animals are not allowed.
  • This race will proceed rain or shine.
  • College of DuPage is a tobacco-free campus.
  • All registration payments are final. No refunds will be processed unless a doctor's note specifically referencing a need to cancel registration for the College of DuPage Laps with the Chaps 5K is submitted to COD5K@cod.edu by Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. CST. 
    If you need special accommodations for the 5K Run/Walk, please e-mail COD5K@cod.edu or call Ami Chambers, race co-director, at (630) 942-3823.

For Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations, call (630) 942-2141 (voice) or (630) 858-9692 (TDD).

CARA CERTIFICATION

This race has applied for and received the Chicago Area Runners Association designation as a CARA CERTIFIED RACE. This race has agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA's Best Practices Guidelines. These Guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety and comfort for participants in a road race.

Due to CARA's advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country. To view the Guidelines and to learn more about CARA, visit www.cararuns.org.

The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland. CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run – farther, faster, better, for life.

*Contest rules:

-Those who have already registered will be eligible for the drawing.

-Winner will be notified via email on Monday, 8/3/15.

-Valid only for 5K registrants 18 and older. Categories include general, COD employee, COD alumni, CARA members, and seniors.

-No award substitutions or cash equivalents.

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