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|atTAcK Addiction 5K - Run/Walk||
|Registration ends March 3, 2018 at 9:00am EST|
The atTAcK addiction E-Racing the Stigma 5K is so much more than just a race; it’s a movement. Comprised primarily of participants who have been personally impacted by the disease of addiction by either overcoming an addiction, having lost a loved one to addiction, and/or currently living with an addicted loved one, it has been described as a spiritual experience. The crisp March air is no match for the warm feelings of love, camaraderie, and acceptance the participants experience as the course winds them through picturesque Old New Castle and through beautiful Battery Park along the Delaware River.
Proceeds from the event will benefit atTAcK addiction, a grassroots 501(c)(3) charitable foundation established to assist individuals and families impacted by addiction. The organization provides support for recovering addicts and their loved ones, advocates for policy changes, educates families about opiate addiction and treatment options, works to prevent drug use, and strives to end the stigma of the disease
Top 3 in each age group Male/Female
13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
1. What are the time limits for the races? Is the race walker friendly?
Walkers are welcome in all the races. The 5K course is open for 1.5 hours.
2. Will I receive a refund if I cannot attend?
Fusion Racing does NOT process refunds for events..
3. I’m registered to run and I’ll be pushing a Rider in an adaptive running chair on the race course. How do I sign up my Rider to get a Rider Bib?
Only people with a bib will be permitted on the race course. Riders will need to register for a Rider Bib through their pushers registration, at no charge, by visiting the registration table during packet pick up. Please ask for a Fusion Staff Member.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org so we know how many adaptive chairs to expect at the race and we can provide special instructions.
4.Are baby joggers or strollers allowed during the race?
If you choose to run with a baby jogger, you must seed yourself in the last corral–behind all other runners. It is your responsibility to make sure your baby jogger does not impede other runners, and you must take extra precaution to ensure your safety, your child’s safety, and the safety of the runners around you. We reserve the right to pull any participant from the race who is endangering other runners or themselves.
To get a rider bib for your baby jogger or stroller please ask for you at packet pick up.
5.Why do I need to register for a Rider Bib and what do I get with my Rider Bib?
For your continued safety, it’s important that race officials are aware of each person on the race course. In a medical situation, your emergency contact information will be obtained from your rider bib. Rider bibs give you access to the race course only. Riders do not receive any race swag, including but not limited to; race shirt, medal, finisher item, finisher food, etc. A rider is permitted to register, at the current registration rate, as a race participant instead of as a Rider if he/she wishes to enjoy all of the race benefits.
6.Are pets permitted on the course?
For the safety of the participants and spectators, pets are not permitted in any of the Fusion Racing races.
7.Are headphones (iPods, mp3 players, etc) allowed during the race?
Headphones are allowed for any runner who is not competing for a cash prize (if a cash prize is associated with the race).
However, we do strongly encourage that participants abstain from using headphones during the race.
8.Can I wear someone else's bib who cannot make the race?
It is imperative that the registration data associated with your race number does in fact belong to you, the participant.
While wearing someone else’s bib may seem harmless to the parties perpetrating the unauthorized bib transfer, it does convey serious consequences to the organizers and participant field alike.
From race results to finishers’ awards being impacted as well as medical staff being able to correctly identify participants in need of treatment, it is imperative that the registration data associated with your race number does in fact belong to you, the participant.
Thus, if race organizers become aware that a runner has participated in one of our events with a bib that is not registered to that runner, both the runner and the person to whom the bib is registered will be prohibited from participating in subsequent Fusion Racing events for a minimum of two years.
Additional race information can be found at http://www.fusionracetiming.com.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Dear 5K Captains:
We want to thank you for signing your team up for the 5th Annual atTAcK addiction 5K.
This year, due to the volume of participants, we will offer advance distribution of race-day materials. It is highly recommended that you pick up your team box during this time so that you can distribute materials and enjoy time with your team in the morning.
Who: Team captain or a designated person
What: 5K shirts, race bibs and team sign
Where: St. Peter’s School, 515 Harmony St. New Castle, DE 19720
When: Friday, March 2nd from 3pm – 9pm
You should communicate with your team as to where you’ll be meeting with them at the school on Saturday morning to hand out your team’s materials. Your team sign will help you become more visible. You will be more than welcome to carry your sign during the 5K.
To encourage team spirit we will be awarding prizes for:
*Largest Team* *Most monies raised* *Most spirited* *Best team shirt*
Awards will also be given for the top finishers in each age category for both males and females.
Don’t forget to use these hashtags for sharing your pictures:
#atTAcKaddiction #atTAcK5K #HelpIsHereDE #NetDE #ScienceOverStigma
Race Day Information:
Handicap parking will be available at the school. There is NO parking in the Dialysis Center parking lot, as they will be seeing patients.
Race begins at 9am. Awards table will open at 9:45am.
We are expecting approximately 2,500 participants, so please ask your team members to allow enough time to arrive at St. Peter’s no later than 8:45am. .
If you have not yet been to a race, we suggest that you take a look at one of our race videos to get an idea of what will be happening. And, again, THANK YOU for helping us to atTAcK addiction!
In Peace & Solidarity,
The atTAcK addiction Family