College of DuPage Laps with the Chaps 5K Sunset Run/Walk and 1-Mile Dash
Start: Saturday, October 19, 2013 @ 4:00 PM (CDT)
Glen Ellyn , IL 60137
Register now for the College of DuPage third annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Sunset Run/Walk and 1-Mile Youth Dash! Due to the great success of last year?s race, we will cap registrations at 500 this year. Make sure to register soon and guarantee yourself a spot in this uplifting community event! Please visit www.cod.edu/5k for the most up-to-date information. All net proceeds will benefit College of DuPage scholarships. CARA certified.
New in 2013!
$200 Visa gift card for the Top Overall male and female runners and the "Middle of the Pack" winner. Start AND finish chip timed! Added a 1-Mile Youth Dash. ages 12 and under.$20 gift card to Naperville Running Company for age group winners.
New course in 2013! Description, map, and USATF # coming soon.
1-Mile Dash Information
New in 2013! Youth, ages 12 and under, are invited to participate in the 1-Mile Youth Dash for only $5. Dash will be timed and begins at 5 p.m. after the 5K. $25 Visa gift card will be awarded to the Top Overall male and female. All participants will receive a medal. See "Registration" page at www.cod.edu/5k for more information.
T-shirts and Pre-Race Day Packet Pick-up
Long-sleeved technical hirts, bibs, and chips will be included in the pre-race day packet pick-up. More information about pick-up locations to come. Please note that race day registrants cannot be guaranteed a t-shirt. Shirts are only provided for 5K registrants.
Race Day Schedule of Events
Registration/Packet pick-up: Outside of football stadium, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 5K Race Start: 4 p.m. (Starting point to be announced soon)1-Mile Dash Start: 5 p.m. (Starting point to be announced soon)Door prize drawing: Inside Race Village, 5:45-6:00 p.m.Race Village: On the football field, 3-7 p.m. Detailed map coming soon.
Ample free parking will be available on the north side of campus, off of Fawell Blvd. Plenty of friendly volunteers and clear signage will direct you to the football stadium where pre-race activities will take place.
Timing and Results
We are happy to say that the 2013 5K race will utilize a Jaguar technology timing system, which is the most modern and accurate method available. Racers can expect start AND finish line scaffolding, disposable bibs and chips available at the time of pre-race day packet pick-up, and immediate results posted on flat screen TVs and/or text messaged to runners (if requested), and posted online at www.J3timing.com.
5K Overall M/F and "Middle of the Pack" will receive a $200 Visa gift card. The top M/F runners in each of the following age groups will receive a $20 gift card to Naperville Running Company (excluding top overall male and female) and top 3 M/F in each category receive medals : 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and up. Medals will be availableon race day. Awards can not be mailed.
General Team Information
Teams consist of at least 3 people and will be judged on 3 categories: Best Score, Best Name, and Best Visual Representation of COD Pride. [Receive $5 off race registration, professional team photo, and a chance to win a certificate for a 1-hour massage for each team member, provided by Advanced Wellness!]*Sorry, no team registration on the day of the event.**Team members can register for the 1-mile dash, but will be scored as an individual only.
**Team Captains must create an Active account prior to creating a team and be logged in while registering.** Click "Register Now" and choose the Team Captain category to create your team and register as a member all at the same time. Once you are finished, please tell your team members the team has been created. The deadline to register as a team is Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. and the deadline to add new team members is Oct. 17 at midnight. View your team's home page at www.active.com/teams.
Click "Register Now" and choose the Team Member category to register and join a team as a member. Make sure to choose the team near the top of the registration page. The last day to add team members is Oct. 17 at midnight. If you do not see your team name in the drop down menu, be sure to contact your team captain or Ami Chambers at 630.942.3823. **PLEASE NOTE THAT TEAM NAMES CAN CHANGE AT ANY TIME.**
This uplifting community event would not be possible without generous support of our sponsors. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please either visit cod.edu/5k or contact Ami Chambers at 630.942.3823.
Runners will be positioned at the beginning of the start line. Walkers, joggers and strollers are welcome. Race will proceed rain or shine. For special accommodations, e-mail COD5K@cod.edu or call (630) 942-3823. For Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations, (630)942-2141(V) or (630)858-9692(TDD). Refunds are only available with a doctor's note specifically referencing relevant medical injury at least 24 hours prior to race day; must contact Ami Chambers at (630)942-3823 or email@example.com.
This race has applied for and received the Chicago Area Runners Association designation as a CARA CERTIFIED RACE. This race has agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA?s Best Practices Guidelines. These Guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety and comfort for participants in a road race. Due to CARA?s advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country. To view the Guidelines visit www.cararuns.org.
5K Individual $20 until July 31, $30 through Oct. 16
5K Team Registrant $15 until July 31, $25 through Oct. 16
1-Mile Youth Dash $5