August 30, 2015


August 30, 2015 Starbucks • 12201 Academy Rd. NE AlbuquerqueNM  87111 View Map Organized by RunFit

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About this event

August 30, 2015


12201 Academy Rd. NE AlbuquerqueNM  87111
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The Dam to Dam Run is a must for any novice or seasoned runner. The run begins just west of Starbucks and Albertson's (Academy and Tramway) and heads north -- out and back -- along the dam arroyos with scenic views of the city and  majestic Sandia Mountains. The route includes a  moderate climb (after mile 2 of the 10K) along paved roads as well as dirt (gravel + loose dirt) paths. Overall and Age Group awards will be presented immediately after the event. Register now for this exciting run.

Event details and schedule


Event Schedule: August 30, 2015


10K: 8:15 a.m.

5K: 8:30 a.m.

Kids K: 9:15 a.m.



August 29, 2015

11:00 to 3:00 p.m.


8204 Menaul Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87110







CHUNKY MONKEY RUN PARTICIPANTS: If you were registered for the Chunky Monkey Run 2015 there is no need to register again. We already have your information.



Parking is available at the following locations:

5K & Kids K Participants: please park on the west side of the Albertson’s parking lot and on Tennyson Street which is located on the west side of the shopping center. DO NOT PARKING LOT OF ALBERTSONS. THEY ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS.

10K Participant s: Please park along San Antonio Drive. To get there, head north from Tramway and Academy and turn west to Tennyson Street. Turn left/south and head to San Antonio Drive. Volunteers will be there to assist you as to where to park.

Start and Finish Information:

All events will start on Tennyson St. just north of the Albertson’s Shopping Center. Please use the sidewalk to make your way toward start.
All races will start promptly at the designated times listed above. Allow plenty of time to get to the Start in order to seed yourself according to your projected pace time. If you are driving to the race plan to arrive early. See parking information below.
This race is a Gun Start with a Timing Chip finish. The "official time" will start when the gun/horn goes off.

Race (Bib) Number Requirements:

Each participant will receive a Race (Bib) 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 non-transferable and MUST be worn by the runner to whom it is assigned.

Medical Support:

Medical staff members will be ready to assist you at any time. Radio communications personnel will be positioned at every aid 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. 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 medical personnel is aware.

Finish Information:

Once you cross the finish line, volunteers who will assist you with timing chip removal will greet you.

Race (Bib) Number Requirements

Each participant will receive a Race (Bib) 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 non-transferable 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, we ask that you wear only one ear piece in ear in order for you to hear what is happening around you, i.e. course officials, volunteers, etc.

Can I run with my Garmin GPS or my Nike Plus device?
Yes, participants may wear their Garmin GPS watches and/or Nike Plus 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, 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. Baby joggers (10K), baby strollers (10K), skateboards, rollerblades, unauthorized bicycles or any other wheeled device will not be permitted.
Please note: Strollers and baby joggers are permitted in the 5K and Kids K only. Strollers and baby joggers must start at the back of the pack and your child must be secured in the stroller at all times.

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 in the event that 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. 

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: 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 as necessary.

The Race Director will monitor the weather and make a decision 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 starting line of the race. 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, extra water will be provided to the athletes, prior to, 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.



You must wear a timing chip in order to be considered for age group and overall awards as well as to have a posted time. Timing chips will be available for pickup prior to the start of the event near the registration area. Timing chips must be zip-tied (preferred) to your shoe using the zip tie provided or by using shoelace.


The overall and division award winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on race day at 9:30 a.m. Overall prizes will be awarded to the top three men and women determined by gun time. Please note: Awards/Prizes must be picked up at the race. We are unable to mail. Awards may be picked up at Fleet Feet Sports: 8204 Menaul Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, beginning Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Event Results:

Results will post on the RunFit website: on 8/30/15.

Review the Course and Support:


Please note: Course surface is on mostly paved and dirt and loose gravel along Dams + soft dirt leading up to Dam 2. There is a moderate incline/hill after mile 2 (.30 of a mile) as well as small incline leading up to Dam 2.

Get the course map and description using the link (see below). Decide where your family and friends can cheer you on when you most need the support. 10K: There are 3 fluid stations. See map for locations along route.

5K: There are 2 fluid stations. See map for locations along route.

COURSE LINKS (cut and paste in browser):


10K: Link:

5K: Link:



Volunteer Information:


Over 30 volunteers are needed to help make the Dam-to-Dam Run go smoothly. Volunteers are still needed to help! Please contact RunFit at (505) 217-4774 to volunteer for race day.










Proceeds from the event go to: RunFit – Youth Running Program

Thank-a-volunteer campaign!

The Dam-to-Dam 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 a hearty, fun-loving thanks!

Race Questions and Information:

RunFit, Inc.

12104 Palm Springs Ave. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87111





Packet Pick-up:

August 29, 2015

Time: 11-3 p.m.

Albuquerque Running Shop

6550 Holly Ave. NE

Albuquerque, NM  87113

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