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We're BACK with Loop The ‘Lupe, Seattle's best 5K obstacle course fun run! This event will take place at Walt Hundley Playfield in West Seattle on Sunday, August 29th! Here's what's in store for 2021:
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
We have plenty of prizes for our winners! Prize decisions will be made by Loop the 'Lupe, and all decisions are final. Winners for in-person races will pick up prizes after results are tabulated on August 29th at Walt Hundley Playfield. Virtual prize winners will be contacted via email. Here's what you're in the running for:
OBSTACLE COURSE/5K: We're gathering awards from terrific sponsors like West Seattle Runner, Whole Foods, Ounces Taproom, City Sweats, and more! Check back here for an update on this year's prize haul!
YOUTH DASH: We're working on some great prize packages for 2021, including gift certificates to Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, MyGym Bellevue & Kent, and more! More details coming soon on some great prizes for our mini-ninja warriors!
SENIOR SAUNTER: One of our top winners a glass float prize from Avalon Glassworks (seen here). And we're working on more prizes for our sauntering seniors, too, so check back in for details!
We're hoping everyone can join us IN PERSON this August. But if you'd rather participate virtually, here's an example of a home obstacle course put together by one of our 2020 participants, below! To go virtual, simply register on the site, then email your request to be considered a virtual participant to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll contact you to get your your t-shirt. Then, post your video or photos on our Facebook page by August 29th to win prizes from our sponsors!
LOOP THE 'LUPE VIRTUAL RUN!
Run / Walk / Obstacle Course FAQs:
DO I NEED TO WEAR A MASK?
According to the most recent state Department of Health guidelines, "masks are not required outdoors." If you're unvaccinated, the state encourages you encouraged to wear a mask if you find yourself in a crowded outdoor setting.
IS SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED?
Not for our outdoor event, but please respect the space of other people as we transition out of the pandemic. Also, please note the above advice from the state about wearing a mask if you're unvaccinated.
CAN I GET VACCINATED AT THE EVENT?
YES! We're encouraging vaccinations for everyone who hasn't received one, and we'll have more details soon on how to get your shot at the race site!
WHAT ABOUT THE BEER GARDEN, FOOD, AND LIVE MUSIC?
We're good to go! We're looking forward to another rocking time with the help of School of Rock West Seattle and Live Oak Audio/Visual!
WHAT IF I'D RATHER PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY?
Go for it, we'd love to have your participation! A Virtual Run is an event you can complete anytime, anywhere! There isn't a set time or place since virtual runs are meant for you to complete at your convenience and at your own pace. Register for the race, then send an email to email@example.com to let race organizers know you'll be participating virtually, so we can get you your t-shirt. The Loop the 'Lupe Virtual Run can be completed at any time between now and August 29, 2021. We'll offer prizes to people who post the most inventive and creative photos and videos of themselves participating, here on our Facebook page!
Bottom line, as we emerge from the pandemic, our goal is to provide you a safe way to stay healthy and active, while gathering your support for the social outreach work of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in West Seattle. Your involvement makes a difference!
HOW DO I PARTICIPATE AS A TEAM?
It's easy! Choose the team registration option for any of the challenges you'd like to participate in, create a team and invite your friends to participate! A team consists of 2+ people, and we'll include prizes for best team name/involvement/participation when you post on our Facebook page!
WHEN AND HOW CAN I GET MY SWAG?
This year, we're once again offering all participants our famously comfortable, always fashionable tech race t-shirt! T-SHIRT SIZES MAY BE LIMITED FOR REGISTRANTS AFTER AUGUST 14, SO SIGN UP TODAY! The shirts will be available for pickup at West Seattle Runner (2736 California Ave. SW, West Seattle) on Saturday, August 28th from 3-5 p.m.
WHAT ABOUT PRIZES?
We'll award prizes for in-person and virtual runners. We'll also have awards for participants who bring in the most donations! Prizes from West Seattle Runner, Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, Whole Foods Market, Avalon Glassworks, City Sweats, and Ounces Taproom and Beer Garden (and more!), will be awarded for in-person participants at the event, August 29th. Virtual participants, we'll contact you during the week of August 30th - September 3rd! Look below in the "Prizes" section for more details.
WHAT DOES MY REGISTRATION FEE GO TOWARDS?
Proceeds from Loop the 'Lupe go towards supporting the social outreach efforts of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in West Seattle. This includes efforts to help shut-ins and the elderly, a safe parking program for homeless people coordinated by the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, and work to help migrant workers in our state and their families. As we emerge from the COVID crisis, support for these programs is needed more than ever! The amount of money we’re raising with Loop the Lupe is helping people of all ages and of all religious (or non-religious) backgrounds. We know it’s not just what you give–it’s where you give. Help us support a cause that’s directly focused on our local West Seattle community. Thank you!
HOW CAN I RECEIVE ANOTHER COPY OF MY CONFIRMATION EMAIL?
You can re-send yourself a copy of your confirmation email from your RunSignUp profile. Here is a tutorial with the steps to complete this on your end.
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IF I DECIDE NOT TO PARTICIPATE, CAN I REQUEST A REFUND?
As is normal with running events, refunds will not be given for this event.
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