Wolfson Children's Challenge

Sat January 28, 2023 Jacksonville, FL 32202 US Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.wolfsonchildrenschallenge.com/.

Place
121 Financial Ball Park
The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL US 32202
Description

Register here for the Wolfson Children's Challenge Individual 55k, Individual 30k, Relay, or 1 Mile Fun Runs.   For more information about the race, please visit http://www.wolfsonchildrenschallenge.com

Race Contact Info
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Athlete Info

2023 WCC Event Details

 

Thank you once again for joining us at the 14th annual Wolfson Children's Challenge.

For additional event information and updates, please visit: www.wolfsonchildrenschallenge.com

 

Race Day Information

 

Location:

121 Financial Ballpark
301 A Philip Randolph Blvd, Jacksonville FL 32202 Course Map
Race routes
Course certified by USATF: FL 16076TY 

 

Parking 

• The start/finish line is on the baseball field. Parking is available in Lot P south and Lot J, between the 121 Financial Ballpark and TIAA Field. 

Packet Pickup Schedule:

Friday, January 27, 11am-4pm or Saturday, January 28, starting at 5:30 a.m.
*Be sure to bring your photo I.D. and email confirmation for your team registration. 

At packet pickup, you are allowed to bring your tent to set up, as well as tables and chairs you would like to have under your tent (tents must be weighted, no stakes allowed). For this year’s event, all relay team tents will be spaced out for social distance. 

Relay teams: Any team member may pick up the team race packets with a copy of the registration confirmation. That person will be responsible for distributing materials to the other members of the team. 

Complete Athlete Info Guide linked below. Race Day results will be streaming live at this link Secondwindresults.com 

 

Race Instructions 

Please review these race instructions prior to the day of the race. 

Races: 

7 am - 55K Solo and Relay

8 am - 30K
1:30 pm - 1 Mile Fun Run

55K Relay: 

  • The relay will start at 7am. Not all members of your team have to arrive at the same time, but we do recommend those running in the first few loops arrive on time. There will be only be one person from your team running at one time for their portion of the relay race. Each person will run a 5K and then hand off their timing belt to the next person who is running for the relay team. We recommend you establish what order you all will be running! 
  • We are expanding the relay waiting area (where you exchange your timing belt with your team member) to help ensure adequate space for people to social distance. Please be mindful of others and allow space between runners who are waiting for their leg of the race. 
  • Please note: if you do not have a full team of 11 people that is okay, but you might have to double up on how many times you need to run the 5K loop.
  • Each relay team will receive one timing belt, which means you must pass it off to the next person to keep track of your team’s time

1-Mile Fun Run:
Runners can register the day of the race for the 1-mile fun run at the registration tent. Registration is $25 shirt included or $10, shirt not included. 

 

Crossing the Finish Line 

There is a cut off time for the 55K, 30K, and Relay Team races. Participants will not be allowed to start a lap after 2 pm and the course will close at 3 pm no matter where someone is on the route. At 3 pm the finish line, results and course support will close. Only officially registered participants, volunteers, and race officials are allowed on the course. Family members who aren't registered are not allowed to run across the finish line with runners. If you do not have a race number, volunteer t-shirt, or race official race credentials, you will be asked to leave the course. 

 

Wolfson 55 Celebration 

We are excited to celebrate and honor our Wolfson 55 children and families at this year’s event! We have extended the Wolfson 55 ceremony to honor children throughout the day to minimize crowds. 

 

On Site Food 

Food Court – located in right field

  • Dunkin Donuts: 5:30 am- until items run out 
  • Beer Sales: 8 am - until the end of race
  • Chick-Fil-A: 10 am- 1 p
    • If you are interested in pre-ordering a platter of food from Chick-Fil-A, please view the options below. All orders must be placed by 6:00pm on Friday, January 27,2023. 

Registered runners participating in the event may bring one (1) small cooler (may not exceed 60 qt size). 
Alcohol is strictly prohibited. All coolers will be searched upon event entry. Coolers in violation of size or content will not be allowed to enter the event. Due to safety and security, grills, crockpots and other devices that require flame or electric for heat are not allowed in the event area. Coolers without wide wheels are prohibited for spectators. 

 

Lost & Found 

• Lost and Found is located at the registration tent. Items will be held for 30 days post- race and then donated to a local charity. To locate your lost items after the event, please email to: foundation@bmcjax.com. 

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

 

 

 

 

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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Course Maps

5K Route:

1Mile Fun Run:

Registration Questions

Having an issue with registration for a Wolfson 55 Relay team?  Check out one of the 3 self help videos below:

Admin: Wolfson 55 Relay Team Creation

https://youtu.be/1NFOTR9TT_8

  * A guide to any team captains/admins that are looking to create a Wolfson 55 relay team with our registration system.

 

Admin: Wolfson 55 Relay Team Management

https://youtu.be/xMTYTPz83FM

   * A guide for any team captain/admin on how to log in and manage your team: As the event admin you can: *View all the participants listed on your team *Set a password for anyone to join your team *Remove or add members of your team. NOTE, if you are manually adding members to your team that are not already registered through RSU, they will be prompted to individually sign the event waiver via an automated email. *Copy a direct link to help route members directly to your team.

 

Runner: Team Signup

https://youtu.be/OGPN1-fA9WA

   *A quick help guide for any runner looking to sign up onto an existing Wolfson 55 relay team.

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