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Additional race information can be found at https://www.alligatorfarm.com/3k-raptor-run/.
Raptor Run 3K presented by the St. Augustine Alligator Farm
A portion of the proceeds raised through this event will benefit the Avian Research and Conservation Institute (ARCI) and their conservation research on the migratory Swallow-tailed Kite.
ARCI provides the data and guidance needed by wildlife managers to save imperiled birds. This not-for-profit's team of highly skilled ecologists, based in Gainesville, Florida, has used a mix of scientific skills, sophisticated technology and old-fashioned fieldwork for the last 31 years to unravel the biological intricacies and behavioral secrets of struggling species in need of conservation. ARCI's goal is to build healthy, sustainable bird populations in a world where constant declines and extinctions loom for so man wild animals.
Sunday, March 20th, 2022 - 8:00 AM
St. Augustine Alligator Zoological Park
999 Anastasia Blvd.
St. Augustine, FL 32080
$30 January 1 - February 20
$35 February 20 - March 19
$40 Race Day
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Pre-Race Day Bib/Shirt Pick Up and Registration: Friday, March 18th, 2022, 12 - 4 PM at the Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd, St Augustine, FL 32080.
Race Day Bib/Shirt Pick Up and Registration: Sunday, March 20th, 2022, 6:30 - 7:45 AM, St. Augustine Alligator Farm
Race Start: Sunday, March 20th, 2022 - 8:00 AM
Registration will be capped this year at 500 entries. Be sure to register soon!
There are no refunds. In the event of inclement weather, emergency or a natural disaster, the Alligator Farm reserves the right to cancel or postpone the race. In the event of cancellation or postponement, there will be no refunds.
Runners and walkers are welcome as we start this event at the world famous St. Augustine Alligator Farm, on Anastasia Island, run through the neighborhood of Davis Shores, and finish back at the Alligator Farm.
There will be water stations at the start, 1 mile and finish.
Digital time clocks will be viewable at the 1 mile and finish.
3K USATF Certified Course # FL20012JK
The purpose of the USATF course certification program is to produce road race courses of accurately measured distances. For any road running performance to be accepted as a record or be nationally ranked, it must be run on a USATF-certified course. In addition, the certification program is very important to the average road racer, as well as those of exceptional speed. Most runners like to compare performances run on different courses, and such comparisons are difficult if course distances are not reliable. No one can truly establish a personal best if the course distance is not accurate.
There will be free parking at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm for the entire day. The start and finish of the race will be at the Alligator Farm.
Overall Male and Female finishers and the top three runners in the following age groups: 9 and under, 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 and older.
No award ceremony will be held, but overall and age group awards will be available at 9:00 am race day.
Beautiful and unique t-shirt, swag bag of sponsorship material, finisher's medal, post-race refreshments, and a comped child’s admission ticket to the Alligator Farm for every adult ticket purchase. Availability and size only guaranteed to those who register by March 1, 2022.
RACE TIMING AND SCORING
The race will be professionally timed and scored by RaceSmith, Inc. The race will be timed using disposable, electronic tags attached to the bib number. Please wear your bib number to the front, pinned at all four corners, visible, and unaltered. Printed results will be posted at the race site and live online during the race at www.RaceSmith.com
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