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EXMI Presents “The One Mile Challenge”
**NEW FOR THIS YEAR - THE RACE WILL BE HOSTED AT THE VALPARAISO FAMILY YMCA**
Run a Flat Mile Course in a competitive WAVE start race against your age group peers. All Competitive Race Entries must be able to complete a mile in 15 minutes or less. See the course map for details of the starting and finishing locations.
This is event # 7 in the Race the Region Racing Series. You can go to www.racetheregion.com for more information about the series.
Custom Finishers Medal,Custom Finishers Certificate, Live results via text and email messaging, race course will be clearly marked and all turns will have directional signs.
$25 - 1 Mile Challenge Entry (you can choose a no shirt option which deducts $5 from fee)
Must Register by Monday, July 8th to guarantee shirt.
Participants can choose the no race shirt option and save $5
Online registration will remain open until 7:30AM on race morning. People wishing to register on race day may do so on their mobile device or from home before heading to the race. There will be no on-site registration on race morning.
PACKET PICK UP ~ Early packet pick up will be available from July 15th though July 17th - 17 a.m. - 6pm at the Extra Mile Fitness Company, 1330 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46383. On site packet pick up will open on race morning at 6:45AM
Custom Unique Overall & Age Group Awards – Top Overall Male & Female, Top Masters Male & Female,
Top 3 male and female in the following age groups: 10 & Under, 11–12, 13–14, 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 and up
Participants will start in waves with their age groups on the following schedule:
Ages 20-29 - 7:30AM
Ages 30-39 - 7:40AM
Ages 40-49 - 7:50AM
Ages 50-59 - 8:00AM
Ages 60 and over - 8:10AM
Ages 13-19 - 8:20AM
Ages 12 and under - 8:30AM
We will be recording the starting time for each participant and the start for each wave will be open for several minutes to allow for safe distancing at the starting line.
*** MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL DIVISIONS CHALLENGE****
Race the Region wants to support local High School and Middle School running. To that end, will make a donation of $1 for each race registration in support of this cause. When participants register for the event, they will also have the opportunity to make a donation in any amount they would like. At the conclusion of the event any high school or middle school in Northwest Indiana that has more than 10 male and/or 10 female students participate in the event will receive an equal split of the money raises by way of a donation to that school’s Boy’s and/or Girl’s XC programs.
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