Memorial Day Gate to Gate Run

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2011 @ 7:28 AM

There will be a staggered start at the Child Development Center on Eglin AFB, just south of the parking and Race Party location. Run will start at 7:28 am, so be there early!

Fees

$20 till May 14th, $25 May 15-27th, No race day registration

Registration Closing Date

Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 4:00 PM

Wheelchair Division The Wheelchair Division for the Gate to Gate is limited to Push Rim Wheelchairs. Hand Crank Chairs will not be allowed on the course. 

Free Kids Run

There will also be a 1 Mile Fun Run for children 5-6, 7-8, and 9-12 free of charge. This is a separate fun run after the Gate to Gate run. It will begin at the corner of Chinquapin Dr and Eglin Blvd. and proceed beyond the All Veterans’ Memorial and back. Participation t-shirts will be given at the end of the run. It will start at approximately 9:00 am.

Team Roster Form:

Team Roster (PDF Format)

The last Package Pickup before raceday, will be May 28, at the AF Armament Museum, from 10:00am to 4:00 pm. All Non-DoD pass and ID holders must enter the base Monday morning from the West Gate and follow the signs to the race location. They must have a photo ID to check with the registration lists at the gate. It is HIGHLY recommended that you pick up your package at the AF Armament Museum May 14 or May 28 or at the Eglin Fitness Center May 25 or May 26 to make sure you have access to the base. Final Package Pickup is at the finish area, the morning of the race from 0530-0630 only. Photo ID is required for ALL package pick-ups.

RACE COURSE

The 4.4 mile, point-to-point course starts at the Child Development center of Eglin AFB, winding up to and then following Eglin Blvd. to the Memorial Drive at the end of the Runway, winding around to finish in front of the Oak Hill Elementary School. There will be flowers for each runner to drop at the Veterans’ Memorial during the 4.4 mile run. Water/aid stations will be just after the 1, 2, and 3 mile markers. Splits will be called at each mile. This is a USAT Certified Course (pending)
*** $1100 PRIZE MONEY will be divided between OVERALLS AND PUSH RIM WHEELCHAIR WINNERS ***

All Gate to Gate participants receive a quality t-shirt.

Gate to Gate Run:

Special awards to the top three overall male and female, the top three Masters male and female (40+), and the first Grand Master male and female (50+). Awards to the first male and female Push Rim Wheelchair overall.

Runners Age Groups:

0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Walkers Age Groups

0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Gate to Gate Walk:

Special awards to the first overall male and female, the first Masters male and female (40+), and the first Grand Masters male and female (50+).

FESTIVITIES

Enjoy refreshments: Fruit, Coke, and Beer (21 yrs. & over)

Health/Fitness Information: Sports massage therapists will be available

Door Prize Drawings will precede awards ceremony

Post-Race party at Eglin AFB with red beans and rice, buffalo wings, beer, Coke, and Live Entertainment.

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