Lickety Split Run: 5k And Kids K

5K, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Jun 11, 2016


Rio Rancho, NM


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $30 Closed

Running-5K (17 and Under) - Individual Age group/open

$20 $20 Closed

Walking-5K (17 and Under) - Individual Age group/open

$20 $25 Closed

Running-1K - Individual Age group/open

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

Register today for the Lickety Split Run: 5K and Kids K. This is great way to kick-off your summer of running and the  first of three--"Triple Decker"-- in a line of RunFit summer of ice cream series.  Age Group and Overall Awards including chip timing. Hurry! You won't want to miss!

Event details and schedule




Event Location:

Cabezon Park

2305 Cabezon Blvd. SE

Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124


Event Schedule: June 11, 2016

5K: 7:00 P.M.

Kids K: 7:45 P.M.


Runner Packet Pickup and Late Registration:

June 11, 2016

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Race Day

Cabezon Park

2305 Cabezon Blvd. SE

Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124




Parking is available at Cabezon Park as well as adjoining neighborhoods. Please do not park on course.



5K: Arbolera Loop just west of Finish/Cabezon Park.

Kids K: Arbolera Loop just west of Finish/Cabezon Park

Note: All events will start on time. 5K participants must be at the start no later than 6:45 p.m. The Finish is located at Cabezon Park just east of the start off Cabezon Blvd. Race day registration and post race activities will be held near the finish.

Reminder: This race is a Gun Start with a Timing Chip finish. The "official time" will start when the gun/horn goes off. All timing chips will be available on race day. All participants MUST wear a timing chip in order to be factored into the results and be eligible for Overall and Age Group Awards. Timing chip must be zip-tied (preferred) or laced to shoe. Zip-ties provided at race day packet pickup.

Bathroom Facilities:

Bathrooms are located near start/finish. Please allow plenty of time in order to get to the start.

Race (Bib) Number Requirements

Each participant will receive a Race (Bib) number that must be worn on race day. DO NOT alter your race number in any way. Your bib number must be visible and worn on the front outside of all clothing during the entire race so that it may be clearly seen. Bib numbers are non-transferable and MUST be worn by the runner to whom it is assigned.


Medical Support:

Medical staff members will be ready to assist you at any time. Radio communications personnel will be positioned at every aid/water station along the course.
The event officials have the right to withdraw any runner from the race that appears in distress or at risk. If you have a health or medical problem at the Finish Line, please notify event officials or volunteers. Please cooperate if you are asked to go for a checkup. If you feel that you need help at any point, please ask for it!
If you are unable to finish the race for any reason, please notify a race official of your bib number so that the medical personnel are aware. Also, please remember to hydrate throughout the day as well as at the water station along the course.

Finish Information:

The overall and division award winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on race day immediately following the Kid K.


Overall prizes will be awarded to the top three men and women determined by gun time.
Age group prizes will be given to the top three finishers in the following categories for men and women: 7 and Under, 8-9, 11-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-55, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.

Award times will be determined by gun time.


Kids K

All registered participants (10 and under) are eligible to participate in the Kids K. The start of the Kids K will begin at 7:45 P.M. We ask that all participants and parents/sponsors arrive on time for the start. This is a non-timed event. All participants will receive a special recognition award at the finish.


Start Information

All races will start promptly at the designated times. Allow plenty of time to get to the Start Line in order to check any gear and seed yourself according to your projected pace time. If you are driving to the race plan to arrive early.
This race is a Gun Start with a Timing Chip finish. The "official time" will start when the gun goes off. All participants who want to be timed as well as being factored into the results MUST wear a timing chip. Note: The Kids K is a non-timed event. No timing chips necessary.

Please note: Should severe weather that creates dangerous conditions for runners or cause cancellation of the race there will be no refunds.

Race (Bib) Number Requirements

Each participant will receive a Race (Bib) number that must be worn on race day. DO NOT alter your race number in any way. Your bib number must be visible and worn on the front outside of all clothing during the entire race so that it may be clearly seen. Bib numbers are non-transferable and MUST be worn by the runner to whom it is assigned.

Can I run with iPod/headphones?
Yes. USATF, the national governing body of the sport, recently amended its ban on headphones, iPods and similar devices. However, athletes competing for prize money are not allowed to use electronic devices such as headphones and ear pieces.

Can I run with my Garmin GPS or my Nike Plus device?
Yes, participants may wear their Garmin GPS watches and/or Nike Plus devices. However, these items do not count as “second timing devices" and will not be recognized by the event as official times or distances.

What is NOT allowed on the course?
The use of video devices, cell phones, computers, cameras or any similar devices by participants in the event is prohibited. The use of wheeled devices by participants or any other person authorized to be on the course shall be strictly limited to: (a) authorized and registered competitive wheelchair participants; and (b) authorized course marshals on bicycles. Inline skates, unauthorized bicycles or any other wheeled device will not be permitted.

Do you have a Lost & Found in case I lose something at the Event or on the race course?
Yes. We will have a Lost & Found for items that were lost and found on race day. If you are missing a personal item stop by the finish area or please call: 505.217.4774.

I am injured and/or cannot run the event (family commitment, work obligation, etc.). Can I get a refund, donate my entry or transfer my entry to someone else?
No. Sale and/or transfer of race entry/bib are strictly prohibited and will result in the disqualification and/or banning of any individuals involved from future events. All entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be deferred toward a future event.

If I provide medical documentation of my injury or pregnancy, will you give me a refund?
No. Please refer to our official event rules and guidelines.

Can I defer my entry to the next year if I am unable to run this year?
No, participants cannot defer their entries to the next year in the event that they are unable to run.

What is NOT allowed on the course?
For everyone’s safety baby carriers, baby backpacks, inline skates, motorized scooters, bicycles, skateboards, and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course. Strollers and baby joggers are permitted in the 5K only. Strollers and baby joggers must start at the back of the pack and your child must be secured in the stroller at all times. Please note: The finish is on grass and may be difficult to maneuver most strollers.


Inclement Weather Policy

Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event paying special attention to the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds and extreme temperatures. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these predictions on the RunFit website: so that participants can properly prepare for severe weather during the race as well as possible course alterations. Severe weather updates will also be sent to participants via email as necessary.

The Race Director will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: altering the start time for the race or in extreme situations, cancellation of the event. Please listen closely to all public address announcements at the starting line of the race. Visible lightning will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 15 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 15 minute increments. If extreme heat is predicted, extra water will be provided to the athletes, both prior to, during and after the event. The medical team will be alerted that athletes may require additional medical attention during and after the event due to the high temperatures.


Timing of the event will be done using the ChampionChip Timing System. Participants must wear a Timing Chip on their shoe in order to receive final results. If you own your own Chip, please provide your Chip number at the time you register (Seven Alpha Numeric Characters). Efforts will be made to post unofficial results at the finish line within 15 minutes of each participant finishing the race. Results will be posted near the finish immediately during and after the event as well as online at Participants who would like their official time posted and be included in the results MUST wear a timing chip. The timing chip MUST be secured to your shoe (only) using the zip ties (provided) or shoelaces. No timing chips will be given to Kids K participant since this is a non-timed event. Please note: Awards will be presented immediately after each event. All awards must be picked up on the day of the event.. No awards will be mailed.

Post Race:

Post Race refreshments provided by RunFit and House of Bread



Results will be posted to WWW.IRUNFIT.ORG


Review the Course and Support:

Decide where your family and friends can cheer you on when you most need the support.
Water and Gatorade will also be provided at the water/hydration table: see course link(s) below.


Course Links:

COURSE MAP LINKS (MAP MY RUN): Note: 10K route has been updated with a few changes from past years. See course link below:



Volunteer Information

Volunteers are still needed to help! Please contact RunFit at (505) 217-4774 to volunteer for race day or email:

Thank-a-volunteer campaign!

The Lickety Split Run is fortunate to have some of the friendliest and hardest-working volunteers around. Volunteers help us on race morning to ensure you feel welcomed, are fully informed; have a safe, successful and positive running experience, and more! When you have a chance, give hearty, fun-loving thanks!


Race Questions and Information:
(505) 217-4774


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