FL/Fort Walton Beach - Eglin AFB Gate to Gate 4.4 Mile Run/Walk

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    Date: Mon 05/31/10 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
    Link: Gate to Gate Registration


    Date
    Monday, May 31, 2010 @ 7:30 AM local time
    Address
    Park at Oak Hill Elemtary on Eglin AFB

    Fees
    $20 till May 15th, $25 May 16-28th, No raceday Registration
    Registration Closing Date
    Saturday, May 29, 2010 @ 6:00 AM
    25th Annual Race
    This year will be the 25th Anniversary of the race and the 75th Anniversary of Eglin AFB.
    Limited to first 2000 entrants
    Race will close out with the first 2,000 runners and walkers. Signup early to make the cut.
    In Person registration
    There will only be one in person registration date for this race, May 15th, at the AF Armament Museum. This will be the only time to pay with cash and pick up your package. All other entries must be done online at Active.com before the 2000 person cutoff! No exceptions
    Wheelchair Division
    The Wheelchair Division for the Gate to Gate is limited to Push Rim Wheelchairs. Hand Crank Chairs will not be allowed on the course.
    Free Kids Run
    There will also be a 1 Mile Fun Run for children 5-6, 7-8, and 9-12 free of charge. /a>
    Team Roster Form:
    Team Roster (PDF Format)
    Additional Information
    The only day for in person Registration and Package Pickup, will be at the AF Armament Museum, 15 May from 10 am to 4:30 pm. After that, only online entries will be accepted until the 2,000 person cutoff. The last Package Pickup before raceday, will be at the AF Armament Museum, 29 May from 10 am to 4:30 pm. All Non-DOD pass and ID holders must enter the base Monday morning from the West Gate and follow the signs to the race location. They must have a photo ID to check with the Registration lists at the gate. It is recommended that you pick up your package at the Armament Museum on the 15th or 29th to make sure you have access to the base. Final package pickup is at the finish area the morning of the race. Gate to Gate 4.4 Mile Run/ Walk and Americas Kids 1 Mile Fun Run. TIME AND LOCATION
    GATE-TO-GATE RUN/WALK: There will be a staggered start at the Child Development Center on Eglin AFB, just south of the parking and Race Party location. Run will start at 7:30 am, so be there early!

    KIDS 1 MILE FUN RUN:
    There is a separate free kids kids fun run after the Gate to Gate run. It will begin at the corner of Chinquapin Dr and Eglin Blvd. and proceed beyond the All Veterans Memorial and back. Participation T-Shirts will be given at the end of the run. It will start at approximately 9:00 am.

    RACE COURSE
    The 4.4 mile, point-to-point course starts at the Child Development center of Eglin AFB, winding up to and then following Eglin Blvd. to the Memorial Drive at the end of the Runway, winding around to finish in front of the Oak Hill Elementary School. There will be flowers for each runner to drop at the Veterans Memorial during the 4.4 mile run. Water/aid stations will be just after the 1, 2, and 3 mile markers. Splits will be called at each mile. This is a USAT Certified Course (pending)

    PARKING
    Parking will be available at the new Race location at the Park in front of the Oak Hill Elementary School. Follow the signs from the West Gate to the parking area.

    TEAM COMPETITION
    Team trophy to the top three teams in open and military divisions. traveling trophy to first team in military division. Military Spirit trophy will be awarded to the Military Unit with the largest participation.

    COMPETITION RULES:Lowest accumulated time of the first four finishers for each team, which includes at least one of the teams female runners.

    OPEN DIVISION: Teams not representing military organizations or units.

    MILITARY DIVISION:
    Teams represent a Military organization or unit. All team members must beactive duty, reserves, guard government civilians, or contractors assigned to the unit forming the team and their spoused.

    TEAM CONTACTS/CAPTAINS: Each Team Captain/Contact must obtain a Team Roster Form from the fitness center or the link on this site. ALL TEAM MEMBERS WILL BE DESIGNATED ON THE TEAM ROSTERS BY THE TEAM CONTACT/CAPTAIN AND DELIVERED TO THE BASE FITNESS CENTER BY 1200HRS ON FRIDAY MAY 17TH. A printed team listing will be available at the Fitness Center after 1200hrs on May 19th and at the Armament Museum on Saturday, May 29th.

    *** $1100 PRIZE MONEY will be divided between OVERALLS AND PUSH RIM WHEELCHAIR WINNERS ***

    All Gate to Gate participants receive a quality t-shirt.

    Gate to Gate Run:
    Special awards to the top three overall male and female, the top three Masters male and female (40+), and the first Grand Master male and female (50+). Awards to the first male and female Push Rim Wheelchair overall.

    Runners 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+

    Walkers Age Groups
    0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

    Gate to Gate Walk:
    Special awards to the first overall male and female, the first Masters male and female (40+), and the first Grand Masters male and female (50+).

    FESTIVITIES
    Enjoy refreshments: Fruit, Coke, and Beer (21 yrs. & over)
    Health/Fitness Information: Sports massage therapists will be available
    Door Prize Drawings will precede awards ceremony
    Post-Race party at Eglin AFB with red beans and rice, buffalo wings, beer, Coke, and Live Entertainment.
    NO REFUNDS!
     

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