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Divisions: A AA B BB C D E

A 3.1 mile event where the top male and female times are combined to determine the fastest overall companies. Enter as many contestants as you want! (A, B & BB: 6 runners - 3 men, 3 women; C, D & E: 4 runners - 2 men, 2 women; FOR BOTH: 1 runner must be a Master's)

   
Evaluation: Please take a moment and evaluate this past years event.
   
Format:

Combination Team with Open Competition

    • There is no maximum number of entries for this event.
    • Team Rankings:
      • A, B & BB: Top (3) men and (3) women finishing times (1 of the 6 must be a Master's to be considered a complete team. Master's are participants who are 40 years or older as of December 31 of the current year). 
      • C, D & E: Top (2) men and (2) women finishing times. (1 of the 4 must be a Master's to be considered a complete team. Master's are participants who are 40 years or older as of December 31 of the current year). 
    • Incomplete Competitive Teams will be figured into the standings only after tallying the scores of complete teams.
    • Medals will be awarded to overall top finishing teams.  All runners and/or walkers who cross the finish line will be awarded Participation Points. 
    • No animals, bikes or roller blades will be allowed on the course. 
    • Strollers will be permitted, but for safety reasons you must start at the back.
   
Roster Due:

TBA

 

Runners/Walkers who register on race day will not receive a chip timing device -
but will receive a race bib so particpation points can be counted.

Please declare on your roster those who are Masters (40 years or older as of Dec. 31 of current year).

 

Verification of age will be required at check in.

   
Early Packet
Pick-Up:

TBA

 

Corporate Challenge Office

2100 E Campbell Rd, Ste 100

(back side of the Municipal Court bldg at Jupiter & Campbell)

 

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. each day

 

**Coaches/Captains/Company Coordinators may pick up packets for their entire team provided that the individual has signed the roster. No signature - No packet - No exceptions! Please coordinate with your coach/captain/coordinator to see if they will handle the mass pick-up or not.

   
Race Days:

TBA

   
Rain-Out: This race will only be cancelled in the event of severe storms and/or lightening.
Rain Out Line (972-744-4301) will be updated at 6:00 am on the morning of race day.
   
Location:

Galatyn Park
2351 Performance Drive
Richardson, TX 75082

Parking will be available in the on-site parking garage located at 2300 Performance Drive.

Course Map

   
Practice:

There will be no scheduled practices.

   
Check-In
Procedure :

Early Packet Pick-Up will be available for those runners/walkers who wish to pick up their chip/bib prior to the event. Please see dates for details.

 

Race Day Packet Pick-Up: Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to start time.

 

Registration will close at 7:45 am.

Appropriate identification must be presented at the time of registration. A photo id with date of birth will be required at check in to verify age of Master's.

See Identification Segment for acceptable forms of ID

   
Scoring: Team Rankings will be determined as follows:
  • A, B & BB: Top (3) men and (3) women finishing times (1 of the 6 must be a Master's to be considered a complete team. Master's are participants who are 40 years or older as of December 31 of the current year).
  • C, D & E: Top (2) men and (2) women finishing times. (1 of the 4 must be a Master's to be considered a complete team. Master's are participants who are 40 years or older as of December 31 of the current year).
  • Medals will be awarded by teams in their respective division.
  • Ages will be determined by age on December 31 of the current year.
  • Incomplete teams will be figured into the standings only after tallying the scores of complete teams.
   
Participation
Points:

A complete team will earn 30 participation points with each additional runner earning one point.

 

Incomplete teams will earn one point for each runner.

   
Uniforms:

There is no uniform requirement, but it is recommended that each company wear their Corporate Challenge shirts.

   
Governing
Body:

There is no general governing body for the event: 

    • Each team will be provided up to a maximum of 20 timing chips. Times will be picked up electronically from the chip/tags as they cross the designated finish mats.
    • Runners/walkers who sign-up on race day will only be given a race bib that will need to be returned at the finish so a participation point may be counted.
    • Male and female runners will start simultaneously and complete the same course and will be racing against time.
    • Runners will not cut corners to deviate from designated course. Violators will be disqualified.
    • Water and first aid will be provided at the start and finish line, which is located in the Plaza area at Galatyn Park.