THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Indianapolis 1m/5k for adults & kids grades k-12

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Apr 11, 2015


Indianapolis, IN

About This Activity

A National Adventure Race Series Supporting Pediatric Cancer

Since 2012 – Over 150 Races & Thousands of Smiles                                                                                     
A Cool Fundraiser & Birthday Party Idea                                                                                     
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      A national D.I.T. (Do-It-Together) family-friendly race competition modeled after the TV show THE AMAZING RACE .  For teams of two people (adults & kids grades K-12)... be it friends, family members, neighbors or co-workers. It's way more fun than a 5K! Recreation & competitive levels. The top 25 teams from each local race qualify for regional championship race and chance to win $1,500! Reserve your spot now as registration will close once 120 team limit is reached.

      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. (

      RACE DESCRIPTION: Modeled after the popular television show "THE AMAZING RACE", teams of two people (adult/adult, adult/kid or kid/kid) race against other teams around a one-mile cross country course completing a string of fun challenges speckled every 200 yards. Clue Cards provided at each station directs teams to perform a task that requires teamwork, before proceeding to the next challenge station. Teams strive to arrive at the finish line with the fastest overall time to be declared the winners. Waves begin every 10 minutes … kids teams, then adult teams.
    1. Recreation & Competitive Levels. Challenge stations include varying levels of difficulty- easy, intermediate and difficult - based on age and fitness level of the participants. Be aware that the competitive course consumes energies equivalent to a 5K race.
    2. Registration info. Teams of two persons only: adult/kid, kid/kid or adult/adult. Children in Pre-K and Kindergarten must be paired with an adult.
    3. Teachers, military, police, fire & EMS receive special pricing through the portal only.
    4. Fund Raising Programs. Groups & schools can receive $100, $200, $300 or more for participating in the race. Sign up through the portal only.
    5. Awards & Advancement. Medals are presented to the winners of each of 4 race divisions, which are determined by grade of youngest team member ... Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-9 and Grades 10-Adult teams. The top 25 finishers of each local competition qualify for Regional Championship Race and chance to win $1,500! 
    6. Sponsorship. Sponsorship with THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Series offers many exciting exposure possibilities for your company. Please contact us at to discuss corporate and small business sponsorship opportunities.

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