Friday, May 11, 2018

Go The Distance

3301 Taylor Road

Loomis, CA 24hrs, 5K

This Event Took Place Fri. May 11, 2018

5K Aqua Color Run

For complete info on both the 5K Aqua Color Run and 24-hour relay see our website at www.gothedistancerun.com

The most wet and wild Color Run ever! A multi loop, 5k ish course entirely on the Del Oro campus means more color stations, more slip-n-slide and more fun! REGISTER BY 5/3/18 IN ORDER TO GET A T-SHIRT! Online registration will remaim open until 5/9/18. Race day registration is available but please arrive at least an hour before start time.

24 Hour Relay

General Information: The Race will begin at 2:30pm on May 11, 2018.

How do I sign up a team? Registration closes 5/3/18 at midnight. To register your team you only need to put down a $100 deposit. Team Leaders will receive a registration confirmation email from Ultrasignup. At the bottom of the email there will be a link to forms and further instructions on how to complete registration for their team. This will include choosing team shirt color, team name, obtaining liability waivers from the rest of the team and turning them in along with final payment May 10th at packet pickup at Del Oro track. Staff and Middle school teams will register manually through their school representative.

Divisions: There are 6 divisions:
Ultraman- One solo runner.
Open Adult- Maximum 10 runners any combination of male or female 15 or enrolled in high school.
Adult Women- Maximum 10 female runners 15 or enrolled in high school.
High School- Maximum 10 HS students any combination of male or female.
Loomis Middle school- Maximum 20 MS students any combination of male or female.
Staff teams- Maximum 20 runners any combination male or female.(LUSD and Del Oro only).

Cost: The entry fee for all teams is $1000 with the exception of Ultraman which is $500.

Age requirement: The minimum age to participate on a 24-hour relay team is 15 or enrolled in high school. LUSD Middle School students are the only exception to this rule and they may participate on 20 person middle school teams only.

How it works

One runner per team may be on the track at a time and must carry the team’s timing chip that records the completed laps. Runners may pass the chip to another team member whenever they choose but must be in the transition area just past the start finish line. At the start finish line there is a timing chip scanner that will record the number of laps your team has completed.

Only registered runners will be allowed on the track: Runner wristbands and GTD race shirt must be worn at all times.

Camp set up:Teams are encouraged to camp in the infield area during the event. There will be an award given for best camp- so be creative! Camp set up can begin on Friday morning, May 11th. (please note, there is no security therefore valuable items should not be left. Suggested camp items: EZ ups, lounge chairs, tables, sleeping bags, tents, camp decorations. Please note: There will be no staking on the turf fields and no fire pits of any kind. Please ensure your area is completely clean when you leave.

Infield access: Volunteers and up to 5 guests per team will be allowed on the infield. Runners and volunteers will get a permanent bracelet that will allow them access for the entire event. Each team will receive 5 guest ID Lanyards which will allow different guests throughout the event. Runners guests and volunteers must have a bracelet or lanyard when entering the infield.

Tech Race shirts: A variety of colors will be available for your team shirt selection. Colors are available on a first come first serve basis. You will receive a confirmation email after registering with a link to forms including a shirt order form which you will complete for your team and submit by email no later than 5/3/17 at midnight.

Facilities: Del Oro High School, 3301 Taylor Rd. Loomis. The track is also easily accessible off Boyington Road. The school will have restrooms available, ample parking and lighting on the track. The track is .25 of a mile all-weather track.


Awards: The Open Division, Adults female, High School and Ultraman team with the most miles will be awarded a prize. The winning middle school team will win the perpetual GTD trophy. The team with the best decorated camp also wins a prize.

Bonus: All registered 24 Hour Relay runners may also run the Color Run at no additional cost. You must check in at the Color Run Adventure Challenge registration table for a Color Run wristband. (no t-shirt)

This race will take place rain or shine, no refunds will be granted.

Local time: 7:19 AM
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