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The Great Amazing Race Champaign-Urbana

Date:  Sunday - May 5, 2019        
Time: 1:00 pm & 3:30 pm  
(Teams can choose either start time on race day)
Location: Hessel Park, Champaign IL 61820
Future Race: Fall 2019 

SOCIAL SHARING: Receive a free souvenir GAR backpack ($15 value) at the race by sharing with 10+ people on social media or email.  FB Events Page 

 Official Race Partner: Ice Cubes Synchronized Skating Team 

Race Day Schedule of Events  
10:00 am  Site Opens: Volunteers Arrive (earn 5 community service hours)
12:15 pm  FIRST RACE Teams Check In & Pick Up Race Packet
1:00 pm  FIRST RACE START  (waves every 10 min - kids teams, then adult teams) 
2:30 pm  FIRST. RACE FINISH (medals & awards)
2:45 pm  SECOND  Race Teams Check In & Pick Up Race Packet
3:30 pm  SECOND RACE START  (waves every 10 min - kids teams, then adult teams) 
5:00 pm  SECOND RACE FINISH (medals & awards)
6:00 pm  Site Closes: Spread the word & sign up for next year! 

Race Overview 
​​Visit home page for race video & details: 
    Inspired by the popular TV show "THE AMAZING RACE", get ready to enjoy america's most exciting family-friendly adventure race.  Teams compete against other similar age teams completing a cross country course speckled with a variety of fun mental & physical challenges.
1. Ages: open for ages 4 to 84 ... walkers, joggers or runners. 
2. Teams: 2 person teams ... adult/adult, adult/kid or kid/kid.
3. Length: 1.5 miles with up to 8 challenge stations
4. Levels: Recreation (for leisure pace teams) / Competitive (for physically active teams).
​5. Weather: race happens rain or shine ... excessive conditions may cause modifications. 
6. Plan on 60 minutes to complete course.  

​Charity Partner: Supporting Pediatric Cancer & 30 Minutes-a-Day Academic Initiative
We are proud to partner with local schools, clubs and charities supporting their fund raising efforts.  To become a charity partner, visit our Fund Raiser page. ​

​America's Most Exciting Family-Friendly Adventure Race!  ~  Donate Sneakers for Pediatric Cancer!