Hank O Payne Scholarship Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Walk

Sat August 8, 2020 Lexington, IL 61753 US Directions
Events

5K

8:30AM CDT
Description

IMPORTANT INFORMATION, please read completely.

We are approved to the 2020 Hank O Payne Scholarship Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Walk on August 8th.  The race will be conducted within the framework of all health and social distance guidelines.  As a participant, it is your responsibility to understand the rules of participation and follow them to help ensure more races in our area can be successfully run.  The information presented is likely to be refined as race day approaches.

Goal: To give runners a competitive racing experience in compliance with all CDC social distancing and health safety guidelines.

Please keep in mind that your cooperation and adherence to all safe distancing practices is the key to us being able to offer competitive events like this in the foreseeable future.

General:
• Participants are required to be completely self-sufficient.
• Participants must follow all CDC safe distancing guidelines.
• Participants must be in good health and symptom free from any illness for at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

Registration:
• Participants must register online in advance. No paper registration will be offered. No registration at pick-up or on race day will be available for any reason.
• Participants will sign up for a designated start time. There is a strict limit for each assigned start time that are available on a first come, first serve basis.
• The start waves are 8:30AM and 8:35AM for the 5K, and 8:40 for the 1 Mile Walk.  Each wave will have a limit of 45 participants.  Can't remember what start time you picked, click "FIND A PARTICIPANT" atop this page.  (Note: Anyone registered for the 5K prior to July 8th was assigned an 8:30 start.)
• Pickup will be available on race day only, beginning at 7:30AM.

Start Line:
• Participants will not be allowed to congregate or conduct any race preparation (warm-ups, stretching, adjusting or changing apparel, etc.) in the starting area. You should approach the starting line ready to run.
• Participants must remain socially distant from one another at the start line.
• Participants will cross timing equipment at the start line. Once you cross the timing equipment, your time will automatically start.

On Course:
• Aid Stations: Will not be provided, bring your own water and nutrition!
• It is your responsibility to know the course, and run it safely.
• Except for passing, participants should always remain on the far side of the course. Participants passing one another on the course must adhere to “no drafting” rules which include being no closer than 6 feet behind or in front of, or 6 feet beside other competitors at any time. Participants may pass only when there are not any oncoming runners approaching from the opposite direction. Before passing, participants must be sure they can safely remain 6 feet behind and then 6 feet in front of the participant being overtaken before merging back to the side of the pathway.

Finish Line:
• Upon completing their run and crossing the finish line, participants must continue moving towards the exit of the finish area. Participants will be required to leave the finish line area and proceed immediately to their vehicle or home as soon as they complete their race. No congregating of any type will be permitted before, during, or after the event.
• There will not be a finish line celebration, nor an awards ceremony.

Results:
• Results will not be posted on site.
• Participants who opted in during the registration process will receive a text message with their time shortly after crossing the finish line.
• There will be no age group awards given out for the 2020 race.
• Results will be updated throughout the evening at www.ItsRaceTime.com  

Non-registrants:
• Anyone not registered for the race and included in the limited head count, including family members, will not be permitted in the registration area or the start/finish area.  The introduction of additional people will put us over the maximum allowable number of attendees. 

Place
306 W Main St
Lexington, IL US 61753
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