The Great Walk

Here's one piece of earning a Spirit Stick at the Opening.
This event is all about participation!

Divisions: A B BB C D E

Schedule:
Start Time - Friday, August 15 5:15 p.m.
End Time - 7:45 p.m.
You must be at the half-way point for check-in by this time to receive your point!

Rain-Out: Call the Weather Line for the most current information:
972-744-4301. If Rained out, this event will not be rescheduled.

Location:
Galatyn Plaza
2351 Performance Drive
Richardson, TX 75082

Check-in Procedue:

  • No check-in is required, however you must begin at the "Start Tent" on the Plaza at Galatyn Park.
  • All walkers who wish to be counted must pick up a token to leave at the mid-point.
  • Participants are encouraged to wear something to identify they are with a specific company. (i.e. current or past team shirt, button, stickers, etc.)
  • Participants can begin at 5:15 p.m., but must be at the mid-way point and checked in by 7:45 p.m.

Scoring
Points will be awarded based on the following range of walkers (1 pt for every 6 walkers, with a max of 30 pts):

  • 1-6 walkers = 1 pt
  • 7-12 walkers = 2 pts
  • 13-18 walkers = 3 pts
  • 163-168 walkers = 28 pts
  • 169-174 walkers = 29 pts
  • 175+ walkers = 30 pts

Companies will compete against their own division and be ranked on total participants. Standard Corporate Challenge Scoring will be used.

Uniforms:
There is no uniform requirement, however participants are encouraged to wear to identify they are with a specific company.

Governing Body:
There is no general governing body for the event:

  • Walkers will start anytime between 5:15 and 7:45 p.m. and complete the same one mile course.
  • At the start of the walk, each walker must stop by the “start tent” and obtain a token.
  • Volunteers will be stationed at the start tent to hand out tokens, however, it is EVERY PARTICIPANTS RESPONSIBILITY TO GET A TOKEN BEFORE STARTING THE WALK.
  • As each walker reaches the half-way point he/she will drop their token into their company’s respective container, which will be clearly marked.
  • This is not a timed event, but participants must reach the half-way point and drop their token into their company container by 7:45 p.m. – NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Water and first aid will be provided on the course.
  • No Awards will be given at this event.