Date(s) & Time(s)::
February 18, 2012 at 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Location: McAlpine Creek, 8711 Monroe Rd, Charlotte NC 28211
Phone: (513) 518-0528
Official Site: www.GreatAmazingRace.com.Return to event list.
WHAT: Competing in teams of 2 (kid/kid or adult/kid), contestants race around a 1 mile cross country course that includes up to 8 fun-filled stations. The clue cards provided at each station directs the team to perform a task (game, relay, obstacle course, etc.), before proceeding to the next station. The team that completes the tasks and reaches the finish line with the fastest overall time is declared the winner. Contestants should be prepared to get a little dirty and wet - it's part of the fun!
WHO: The race is for everyone – boys and girls – runners, joggers and walkers - pee wees to adults. The race is designed for teams of 2 (kid/kid or adult/kid), at least one member must be a student grades K-12. Teams can choose recreation race at 1:00 pm (those who prefer to wallk or jog) or the competitive race at 2:30 pm (those who prefer to jog or run).
AWARDS: Every participant who crosses the finish line gets an award to recognize their accomplishment. Medals are presented to the fastest teams for each race. Special recognition is given to the winners of each division (determined by grade of youngest team member): Elementary: Grades K-4 / Middies: Grades 5-8 / High Schoolers: Grades 9-12. The awards will be presented at the main stage, shortly after each race.
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFYING: Touring all 30 NFL cities in 2012, the top 3 teams from every local race will receive free entry into the National Championship race in Florida in December. Additionally, teams finishing in 4th through 25th place are qualified to compete in the National Championship as well.
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