Little Devil Dash Beach 200/400 Meter Run/Walk New Smyrna-Ween Saturday, October 29, 2016 Race Day Registration 8:00 a.m. - Race -8:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Flagler Ave Beach Approach, New Smyrna Beach, FL
RACE Calling all little Devils and Devils at heart – this race for those age 12 and under and runs a cool 200 or 400 meters long on the beach in New Smyrna Beach. Race fee is just $15 per child and every child gets a finisher medal and a t-shirt. The post-race Little Devil Social includes free milk and devil dogs to all runners plus plenty of Halloween candy for all runners dressed in costume.
The Little Devil Dash is part of the New Smyrna-Ween Halloween Hustle of races also including the Zombie Beach 5K and the Monster Beach 10K. Race proceeds benefit Southern Stone Charities and their New Smyrna Beach Pop Warner program. So gather all the little devils in your life and bring them to the Little Devil Dash Saturday, October 29 at the Flagler Avenue Beach Approach! Southern Stone Charities distributes collected funds to local community non-profits. Funded projects are support services and programs that promote education, health, wellness, and community building efforts as well as projects that support historical, environmental, cultural assets in the communities Southern Stone Communications serves. Recent recipients include Boys and Girls Club of Volusia-Flagler, local food banks, Pop Warner Football, professional firefighters’ funds, and community policing efforts.
ENTRY Pre-Registration $15.00 Race Day $20.00
DAY OF REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK UP Packet pickup will take place on race day at race site from 8:00 a.m. to 8:20am
DAY OF EVENT SCHEDULE 8am – Registration Opens 8:30am – Race Start 8:50am – Little Devil Social
Shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered participants. Shirts not guaranteed on race day. Sizes listed are for kid’s sizes.
AWARDS There are no awards for this race. All runners receive a finisher’s medal.
PARKING Parking is plentiful next to the race start location. The race starts and ends at the same location. The New Smyrna-Ween Little Devil Dash is part of Beach Weeks in New Smyrna Beach with over 50 days of events over 10 weeks. Go to BeachWeeks.com for full event schedules and accommodation specials.
PROCEEDS Proceeds benefit Southern Stone-Black Crow Charities: a community-wide mini grant provider to non-profit and community groups. The all-volunteer effort ensures 100% of funds go to community improvement in the coverage area of Southern Stone Communications of FL radio stations – 95.7 the HOG, 103.3 The VYB, 93.1 Coast Country, 99.5 The LOV and New Talk 1150AM. Recipient organizations include Council on Aging, Fallen Firefighters Fund, Boys and Girls Club, Toys for Tots, Meals on Wheels, Boys & Girls Clubs, Sheriff’s Youth Ranch, and Red and Black Club among scores of others.
TIMING & SCORING This race is not chip timed but runners will receive a race bib.
FAQ When and where does the race take place? Saturday October 29, 2016. The race course begins on the beach in front of the boardwalk at the Flagler Avenue Beach Approach in New Smyrna Beach. Registration opens at 8am. Race start time is promptly 8:30am. TV coverage may affect the start time of the race by a few minutes if a live cut-away of the start is scheduled.
How long is the course? 200 meters or 400 meters.
When and where do I pick up my registration materials? Registration takes place at the New Smyrna Beach Boardwalk area at the Flagler Avenue beach approach and starts at 8am for all participants – pre-registered, walk-up, voucher – Pre-registered runners have a separate registration station that is further split into three lines based on the first letter of the runner’s last name. Walk-Up and voucher holders have their own registration station.
Who gets a T-shirt? Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. At least 50 additional shirts are printed for the race. Pre-registered runners in the seven days leading to the race are first to receive their shirt and preferred size. The remaining shirts for walk-up and voucher runners are available for free until they run out. Also, day-of and voucher participants may face limited sizes and availability.
What if I need help along the way? Qualified emergency medical professionals are available to provide assistance at the start/finish lines.
Can I participate in the event with my dog? Sorry, as much as we love our pets too, the safety of participants is our main concern. Therefore, we do not allow pets on the course.
Can I participate with a stroller? Yes, nurturing future generations of runners is a priority and demonstrating healthy lifestyles to our kids is special. Please, however, start in the later part of the runners.
What do I do with my personal items while I’m running? You can leave your items at the drop-off Gear Station, located near the start line. Look for the "Gear Tent" sign near the registration booth.
How do I register? You may register online (preferred method). Go to RunSignUp.com. You can also text “DEVIL” to 40691 on your smart phone and the registration link with be texted to your phone. Print-on-your-own and mail registration forms are also available at beachweeks.com. In-person registration is available at the boardwalk at the Flagler Avenue Beach Approach starting at 8am. Both cash and checks are acceptable.
How much does it cost? Early registration is $15 per person. In person registration is $20 per person.
I will be out of town on race day and not able to participate. Can I get my money returned? We appreciate your race registration. As the race brochure states, we are unable to issue refunds. We are not in a position to credit your credit card or issue checks.
Will the race be held if it's raining? The race is a "rain or shine" event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, such as in a rain coat or hat. Umbrellas can pose a safety hazard to others, so please do not bring them.
What will be provided after the race? The Devil Social will take place immediately after the race on the beach by the start/finish line.
Can I transfer my entry to someone else? We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.
Where do I park? Free parking is available at the Beach Approach, along Flagler Avenue, and on side streets.