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Register today for the 4th Annual TyRUNnosaurs 5K, Kids 1-Mile, 1-Mile Family Walk, and Kids K scheduled for September 17, 2023, to benefit the Museum of Natural History Foundation to advance the cultural and scientific programs and purposes of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. The Foundation’s objectives are to receive, raise and administer funds for the benefit of the Museum and to provide the Museum with a wide base of community support. Enjoy this flat and fast loop course through the historic Sawmill District and Historic Old Town. To register and learn more about the TyRUNnosaurus Run and other exciting events, go to: www.irunfit.org.
Each participant will receive a "membership for the day" for entry into the museum on race day and an event t-shirt and refreshments at the finish.
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NM Museum of Natural History and Science
1801 Mountain Rd. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104
Event Schedule: September 17, 2023
5K Run/Walk: 9:00 a.m.
Kids K: 9:45 a.m.
KIDS 1-Mile: 10:00 a.m.
FAMILY 1-Mile Walk: 10:00 a.m.
NOTE: WE WILL START ON TIME. YOU MUST BE AT THE START OF YOUR EVENT 10-15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE ABOVE START TIMES.
ALL REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A T-SHIRT AND A “MEMBERSHIP FOR THE DAY” INTO THE NM MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY AND SCIENCE IMMEDIATELY UPON COMPLETION OF THE EVENT. NOTE: THE EVENT BIB IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO THE MUSEUM.
Runner Packet Pick-up and Late Registration:
September 16, 2023
HEART AND SOLE SPORTS
2817 San Mateo Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Late registrations for all events will be accepted at Packet Pickup.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS RACE-DAY REGISTRATION; HOWEVER, ALL PRE-REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO PICK UP THEIR EVENT PACKETS AT “PACKET PICK-UP.”
Note: If you are not able to pick up your packets in person at Packet Pickup, you must plan for a representative to pick up your packet. Any out-of-town participants may pick-up their packet on race morning at the registration area (NM Museum of Natural History and Science).
ALL PARTICIPANTS WHO WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A POSTED TIME AT THE FINISH AND BE ENTERED INTO THE RESULTS, AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR AGE GROUP AND OVERALL AWARDS MUST WEAR A TIMING CHIP/BIB. TIMING CHIPS/BIBS MUST BE WORN ON THE FRONT – OUTSIDE CLOTHING- OF THE PERSON.
PLEASE USE DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS ONLY. DO NOT PARK ON ROADS AND/OR SIDEWALKS OR PEDESTRIAN BIKE PATHS.
Bathrooms are available near start/finish.
Start location for 5K Run, 5K Walk, Kids 1 Mile, Family 1-Mile and Kids K is in the front of the NM Museum of Natural History and Science. Participants must be at the start 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.
All participants will finish in front of the NM Museum of Natural History and Science.
The overall and division award winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on race day – immediately following the Kids K.
Race (Bib) Number Requirements:
Each participant will receive a Race (Bib/Timing Chip) number that must be worn on race day. DO NOT alter your race number in any way. Your bib number must be visible and worn on the front outside of all clothing during the entire race so that it may be clearly seen. Bib numbers are nontransferable and MUST be worn by the runner to whom it is assigned.
Can I run with iPod/headphones?
Yes. USATF, the national governing body of the sport, recently amended its ban on headphones, iPods, and similar devices. However, athletes competing for prize money are not allowed to use electronic devices such as headphones and earpieces.
Can I run with my GPS device?
Yes, participants may wear their GPS watches devices. However, these items do not count as “second timing devices" and will not be recognized by the event as official times or distances.
What is NOT allowed on the course?
The use of video devices, cell phones (Only with headphones (one earpiece in the ear to hear volunteers, race director, and other event officials), computers, cameras, or any similar devices by participants in the event is prohibited. The use of wheeled devices by participants or any other person authorized to be on the course shall be strictly limited to: (a) authorized and registered competitive wheelchair participants, and (b) authorized course marshals on bicycles. Skateboards, rollerblades, unauthorized bicycles, or any other wheeled device will not be permitted.
Are Baby Joggers/Strollers allowed during the race/event?
Yes, baby joggers and strollers are allowed. Note: It is your responsibility to make sure your baby jogger/stroller does not impede other runners, and you must take extra precautions 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.
Do you have a Lost & Found in case I lose something at the Event or on the racecourse?
Yes. We will have a Lost & Found for items that were lost and found on race day. If you are missing a personal item, please call 505.217-4774.
I am injured and/or cannot run the event (family commitment, work obligation, etc.). Can I get a refund, donate my entry, or transfer my entry to someone else?
No. Sale and/or transfer of race entry/bib are strictly prohibited and will result in the disqualification and/or banning of any individuals involved from future events. All entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be deferred toward a future event.
If I provide medical documentation of my injury or pregnancy, will you give me a refund?
No. Please refer to our official event rules and guidelines.
Can I defer my entry to the next year if I am unable to run this year?
No, participants cannot defer their entries to the next year if they are unable to run.
Can a friend pick up my packet for me if I cannot attend Packet Pickup?
Yes. Your friend can pick up your packet for you.
What is NOT allowed on the course?
For everyone’s safety, baby carriers, baby backpacks, inline skates, motorized scooters, bicycles, skateboards, and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course. Strollers and baby joggers are permitted on the course. Strollers and baby joggers must start at the back of the pack, and your child must always be secured in the stroller.
Inclement Weather Policy:
Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event paying special attention to the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds, and extreme temperatures. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these predictions on the RunFit website: www.irunfit.org so that participants can properly prepare for severe weather during the race as well as possible course alterations. Severe weather updates will also be sent to participants via email. The Race Director will monitor the weather and decide if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include altering the start time for the race or, in extreme situations, cancellation of the event. Please listen closely to all public address announcements at the race's starting line. Visible lightning will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 15 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 15-minute increments. If extreme heat is predicted, the athletes will be provided extra water before, during, and after the event. The medical team will be alerted that athletes may require additional medical attention during and after the event due to the high temperatures.
Medical staff members will be ready to assist you at any time. Radio communications personnel will be positioned at every aid/water station along the course.
The event officials have the right to withdraw any runner from the race that appears in distress or at risk. If you have a health or medical problem at the Finish Line, you will be directed to the Medical Area located near the finish. Please cooperate if you are asked to go for a checkup. If you feel that you need help at any point, please ask for it!
If you are unable to finish the race for any reason, please notify a race official of your bib number so that the medical personnel is aware.
Overall prizes will be awarded to the top three men and women determined by gun time.
Age group prizes will be given to the top three finishers in the following categories for men and women: 5 and under, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. Award times will be determined by gun time.
All registered participants (11 and under) are eligible to participate in the RunFit Kids K. The start of RunFit Kids K will begin at 9:45 a.m. The Start and Finish is in front of the NM Museum of Natural History and Science. All participants will receive a special recognition award at the finish.
Kids 1-Mile and Family 1-Mile:
All registered participants (11 and under) are eligible to participate in the RunFit Kids 1-Mile Run/Walk. The start of RunFit Kids 1-Mile will begin at 10:00 a.m. The Start and Finish are in front of the NM Museum of Natural History and Science. All participants will receive a special recognition award at the finish. Note: The Family 1-Mile will also begin at 10:00 a.m. Same Start and Finish as Kids 1-Mile. All participants must register. If you registered for the 5K or Kids K, you are also welcome to participate in the Family 1-Mile event. However, if you are not, you (each member) must register for the Family 1-Mile.
Post-Race refreshments will be held near the finish.
Results will be posted immediately after the event near the finish as well as online at: www.irunfit.org
Review the Course and Support:
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There is one fluid replacement station on the course:
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The TyRUNnosaurus Run is fortunate to have some of the friendliest and hardest-working volunteers around. Volunteers help us on race morning to ensure you feel welcomed, are fully informed, have a safe, successful, and positive running experience, and more! When you have a chance, give hearty, fun-loving thanks!
RunFit and the NM Museum of Natural History Foundation are proud to bring to Albuquerque the 4th Annual TyRUNnosaurus Run to support the NM Museum of Natural History and Science.
To learn more about RunFit, please visit us at: www.irunfit.org
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