Down to Box 5K

Sat April 20, 2019 Newark, DE US 19702 Directions
Events

Down to Box 5K

9:00AM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.fusionracetiming.com.

Description

Come join us at the inaugural Down to Box 5k presented by our Champion Sponsor, Knockout Boxing and Fitness. This race benefits Down to Box, a national organization that empowers individuals with Down syndrome by providing them tools to develop coordination, teaching self-defense and improving physical fitness through authentic boxing style training. Launched in 2018, our organization is expanding rapidly across the nation. For more information visit www.downtobox.org. Come run with us and enjoy: 

  • Live music 
  • Beer ticket for every participant (21 and older)
  • A food truck on site for purchases
  • Performance shirt for every participant 
  • Medals for age group and overall winners 
  • Car show

We hope to see you there! 

Place
Midnight Oil
674 Pencader Dr
Newark, DE US 19702
Day of Registration and Bib Pick Up

Saturday April 20th at Midnight Oil

Bib Pick Up and Day of Registration is from 8:00AM till 8:45AM

5K Starts at 9:00AM in front of MO.

Awards and Age Groups

Overall Male/Female

Overall Masters' Male Female 

Top 3 in Each Age Group

13 and under,14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ 

 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Questions?
FAQs

1.      How am I supposed to wear my race bib?

Wearing your race bib correctly is imperative to getting an accurate read on race day.  Participants not wearing the bib correctly stand the chance of missing a read and not getting and official time.  Click the link below on how to wear your race bib properly.

https://director.chronotrack.com/hc/en-us/articles/206195090-Bib-Instructions-for-Participants-English

2. 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 hour.  

3. Will I receive a refund if I cannot attend?

Fusion Racing does NOT process refunds for events..  

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.

While you do not have to register the person in the stroller, please ask for a rider bib at packet pick up.  There is not cost for a rider bib.

5. Why do I need 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.

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