American Hero 25K, 5K and Relay and 400 Meter Dash

Sat July 31, 2021 San Antonio, TX 78222 US Directions
Events

25k Relay Team

$45 $35 7:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Price increases after July 21, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

25k Individual

$75 $55 7:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Price increases after June 30, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

5K Hero Race

$45 $35 7:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Price increases after July 21, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

400 Meter Dash

$15 7:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Registration ends July 29, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.americanhero25krelay.org/.

Place
2600 Rigsby Ave
San Antonio, TX US 78222
Description

Event Details
When: Saturday, July 31st, 2021

Where: Comanche Park 2600 Rigsby Ave, San Antonio, TX 78222

Time: The gate opens at 6 AM: Opening Ceremonies will start at 7:00 AM. First race (Kids 400m) starts at 7:15. The 5k starts right after the kids run along with the  25k Relay.

Late Registration only at packet pick up. No Race day registration.. Registration entry fee at the event or at Packet Pickup is $45 per runner 5k and 5k Relay individual, 75 for the 25K $40 (5k Middle/Elementary, 5k Buddy, $20 Kids 400m . Please be early. It takes time to fill out the form for 5 teammates if you are on a relay. It is the Captain's responsibility to make sure his or her team is registered.

Runner’s Staging Area: Runners will warm up (prior to their baton exchange) anywhere but the race course. Teams are encouraged to stay together before, during and after the race to avoid confusion at the start, for the handoffs and for the awards ceremony. It is the Captain's responsibility to maintain team integrity for all functions.

The Race: All races will start and finish on the finish line area at River City Community Church. The Kids Fun Run and the 5k may be walked or run.  25k Relay, because of time constraints, is for runners only although some walking is permitted.

Audience: Free food, Celorio barbacoa, paletas and drinks for all. No charge for general admission. No charge for parking.  Entertainment by Madelyn Victoria.

Registration: See Fees page

Relay Alternates: Alternates are allowed to replace registered runners who cannot participate. They must have the bib number in hand of the person they are replacing in order to get into the race without an entry fee. Go to the registration table and sign in to make the name change. Alternates without bib numbers in hand must pay $45 at the registration table.

On race day, alternates who have paid their entry fee will be allowed to join other teams needing a runner at the meet or join other alternates also looking for a team. Runners without teams will run the 5k solo.

Need a Team/Runner: You will be matched with other runners also needing a team (in the appropriate division). You will be notified at packet pickup when you are matched to a team. Fill out application and mark the applicable division/category and check "Need a Team" or "Need a Runner."

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Sponsors
Divisions

DIVISIONS

The American Hero 25k Relay Event is made up of four EVENTS:
1. The 25k Relay Divisions are for runners
2. The 10k Run Divisions are for runners
3. The 5k Run/Walk Divisions are for runners and walkers
4. The 400 meter Kids 12 and Under Divisions are for runners and walkers

All Relay teams must consist of 5 members.
A team member may compete in only one team and perform one leg only.

No one may compete in more than one event.

25k Relay Divisions (5 People per Team, Runners Only)
The one male and one female teams with the fastest times will be declared USA National Champions
1 Open Male
2 Open Female
3 Master's Men (40 & Over)
4 Master's Women (40 & Over)
5 Senior Master's Men (50 & Over)
6 Senior Master's Women (50 & Over)
7 Ultra Master's Men (60 & Over)
8 Ultra Master's Women (60 & Over)
9 Elite Master's Men (70 & Over)
10 Elite Master's Women (70 & Over)
11 Jr. Boys (18 & under)
12 Jr. Girls (18 & under)
13 Family members (M & W, All ages)
14 Fire/Law Enforcement (M & W, All ages)
15 Military (M & W, All ages)
16 Commercial (M & W, All ages)
17 Odds & Ends (M & W, All ages)

25k Run Divisions - Solo event, each person runs 5 loops (Runners Only)
1 Open Male
2 Open Female
3 Master's Men (40 & Over)
4 Master's Women (40 & Over)
5 Senior Master's Men (50 & Over)
6 Senior Master's Women (50 & Over)
7 Ultra Master's Men (60 & Over)
8 Ultra Master's Women (60 & Over
9 Elite Master's Men (70 & Over)
10 Elite Master's Women (70 & Over
11 Jr. Boys (18 & under)
12 Jr. Girls (18 & under)
13 Fire/Law Enforcement (M & W, All ages)
14 Military (M & W, All ages)

5k Run/Walk Divisions
1 Open Male
2 Open Female
3 Master's Men (40 & Over)
4 Master's Women (40 & Over)
5 Senior Master's Men (50 & Over)
6 Senior Master's Women (50 & Over)
7 Ultra Master's Men (60 & Over)
8 Ultra Master's Women (60 & Over)
9 Elite Master's Men (70 & Over)
10 Elite Master's Women (70 & Over)
11 Jr. Boys (18 & under)
12 Jr. Girls (18 & under)
13 Fire/Law Enforcement (M & W, All ages)
14 Military (M & W, All ages)
15 Middle School Boys
16 Middle School Girls
17 Elementary School Boys
18 Elementary School Girls
19 Running Buddy for Elementary/Middle School Kids
If you sign up as a Buddy you must run/walk with your Elementary or Middle School partner. Buddies pay the same entry fees and receive the same awards.
It is not mandatory that an Elementary or Middle School kid have a Buddy to run/walk with.
It is up to the parents to assure their child has the confidence and conditioning to perform alone.

12 & Under 400m Run/Walk
Parents may accompany small children in the 400m at no cost. Only the child has to register. Only the child receives any awards.

Special Circumstances
Escorts for blind or disabled contestants do not have to pay entry fee. The contestant's entry fee will cover both. Both get T-shirts and medals.

Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions
Where and When is the Packet Pickup? See Map Below
We are still working on getting a location and will have an update for you soon. 

Where and When is the race? 
Race will be held at Comanche park 

address: 2600 Rigsby Ave, San Antonio, TX 78222

Directions link 

https://goo.gl/maps/pXy9fgkrznCcdm4J7

What is the course like? See Course Map of 5k, 25k & Relay Below.
The race will be on a fast, flat course. 

Is the course certified?

We are looking into certifying the course with USATF

Can I run in more than one race?

Runners will only be to participate in one event at a time. You will either be registered for the 5k or 25K event or relay. For award purposes you will only be able to win one medal 

What if it rains? Will the event be canceled? 
No. We're hard core like that. Just imagine running through the snow, and dig deep. You can do it! If it is lightening we will wait till it's over and then run.

 

Will there be food and refreshments?
Yes! And it's FREE, catered  for everyone registered for the event. 

 

Can I bring my family or friends if they're not participating?
Yes! The more the merrier. We just ask for them to wear a mask please keep distance from all the other runnes

 


I love your medals. How can I get one? 
Thanks, we love them too! All participants get one! We are thinking of selling our older medals for charity. What do you think? Email or Facebook me

I’m a volunteer or would like to volunteer. What time should I arrive? 

6 am, report to the stage. You get an American Hero 25k Relay National Championship T-shirt, free food for you and your guests. Thanks for helping out! Fill out Volunteer Waiver Form. You can register to be a volunteer on our website below and pick the position you would like to volunteer for. https://runsignup.com/Race/Volunteer/TX/Schertz/AmericanHero25KRelayand400MeterDash

Can I change to another event?
You can change to another event online by going to your registration. However, Yes! Try to arrive as early as possible, so you don't miss your starting time. We recommend arriving at 6 am. if you need to change something on the last day. We recommend that you make the change at packet pickup 

How much does it cost if I register at Packet Pickup or at the event?

Late registration costs $45 for 5k , 75 for the 25k, & Relay, $45 for 5k Middle/Elementary, 5k Buddy, $20 for Kids 400m. 

Where can I get a Registration Application if I want to mail it in?

We are only accepting online registrations. If you need help registering please contact us. 

Can we register as a team?

Yes you can register the entire team or individually. If you register individually the first team member must set up a password and team name. That monthly fee applies. 

Do we have the 5k Wheelchair/Jogging Stroller/Baby Stroller Division?
Yes we do have this event divisions

What is a Buddy in the 5k?

This is a person 18 or older who will run/walk the 5k with an elementary or middle school participant. Both the runner/walker and Buddy pay must register and pay entry fee. Both runner/walker & Buddy get a t-shirt, medal, free food and goody bag.

Do all elementary/middle school participants need a Buddy in the 5k?

No, if the parents feel the child has enough conditioning/running experience to safely participate in the 5k then they do not need a Buddy.

At what age do minors need a parent to sign the registration?

Parent or Guardian must sign if a team member is a minor (17 years of age and under as of 22 Nov 2020).

Do you have a Hotline?

Please look carefully over this site and if you don’t find the answer to your question please call:

The American Hero 25K Relay Hotline: 210-454-7000

Where can I get complete results?

Near the finish line IAAP has a large monitor with current results.

Can also get Final Results: Go to   Click "Results" at top of page, fink event and your name.

Are their motels near Comanche park?

yes we are only about 15 minutes from the downtown San Antonio Area

Become A Sponsor

If you or your company is interested in becoming a sponsor for a national championship and get extensive state and national exposure, please contact E-Dragon productions at 210-454-7000

Or email us at edragontees@gmail.com

Prize Money Awards
Cash Prize Winners

Overall best time in the following events:
Men’s Relay Open Team $1000/team
Women’s Relay Open Team $1000/team
e2 winning teams (men’s & women's) will be declared "National Champs. 
 
Men's open 5k $200, Women’s open 5k $200; Men’s 25k $200, Women’s 25K $200

Note: These are minimum amounts that may increase due to pending sponsorships.
Potential Sponsor call 210-454-7000
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