Scheduled for the 9th of January, 2016, the 32nd Annual promises to be even bigger and better. This year's event will also follow the 6.2 mile (10K) course starting at the Port Isabel Community Center, continuing on to the Queen Isabella Causeway and over the Laguna Madre Bay and ending in front of Louie’s Backyard on South Padre Island. Awards ceremonies and lunch will be held immediately following the race/walk at Louie’s Backyard on South Padre Island.
Event details and schedule
OVERALL CASH PRIZES:
Overall Male & Female Cash prizes: 1st place will pay $500.00 to each; 2nd place $300.00 each; and 3rd place $200.00 each. Overall Male & Female winners will be ineligible for medals in their respective age divisions.
10K (6.2 mi.) Starts at the Port Isabel Community Center, 213 Yturria St. and ends at the tented area roadside in front of Louie’s Backyard, 2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island. One major incline. Water stations at the end of the Causeway, 1 other location, and at the end of the race. There will be police protection and EMS services. The run is USA Track and Field certified: Certification TX05009WG.
ABSOLUTELY NO PETS ALLOWED.
FITNESS WALK COURSE:
The Course starts at Port Isabel Community Center, then right on Davis St., right on Musina St., left on Maxan St., right on Garcia St. and left on Highway 100. The finish line will be at the Padre Balli Statue on South Padre Island. Shuttle service will be available to the tented area in front of Louie’s Backyard to the runner’s awards ceremony or back to Port Isabel. Please expect bus delays. THIS IS NOT A RACE. THIS IS A PARTICIPATION WALK. There will be no awards given to walk participants. ABSOLUTELY NO PETS.
LATE REGISTRATION IN PERSON:
The Port Isabel Chamber office will be CLOSED on Friday, January 8.
Late/On-site registration will begin at 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Friday January 8, at the Port Isabel Community Center, 213 Yturria St.
LATE REGISTRATION IN PERSON: Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Port Isabel Community Center, 213 Yturria St., Port Isabel and Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the Community Center. Cutoff time is 9:00 a.m. sharp. LATE FEE: Add $5 for runners only. No credit card use during late registration. NO REFUNDS.
Absolutely no refunds!
T-SHIRTS & RUNNERS' BIB/CHIP PICKUP:
Participants may check in at the Port Isabel Chamber office Mon.-Thurs. the week of the event from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to pick up their T-shirts and walker wristbands. RUNNERS DISPOSABLE TIMING CHIPS AND BIBS WILL BE HANDED OUT AT LATE REGISTRATION FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER. T-SHIRTS ARE GUARANTEED TO THE FIRST 4,500 PARTICIPANTS TO CHECK IN. SIZES CANNOT BE GUARANTEED.
RUNNERS TIMING CHIPS WILL BE HANDED OUT ON FRIDAY & SATURDAY MORNING.
YOU MUST WEAR YOUR ASSIGNED RUNNERS/WALKERS BIB/WRISTBAND TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE CAUSEWAY.
AWARDS & PRESENTATIONS
CASH AWARD TO OVERALL FIRST THREE PLACES BOTH MALE & FEMALE RUNNERS! $500- 1st; $300- 2nd; $200- 3rd!Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners as well as to first through third place winners in each male and female age division of the 10K. Awards ceremony immediately following the race and scoring at Louie's Backyard. Refreshments for participants will be available. Overall Male & Female winners will be ineligible for medals in their respective age divisions.
PARKING & SHUTTLE SERVICE
We strongly recommend that all participants park at Louie’s Backyard, 2315 Laguna Blvd., South Padre Island as there will be shuttle service available starting at 7:00 am from Louie’s Backyard to the Port Isabel Community Center. After the walk, shuttle service will run from the Padre Balli Statue to either Louie's Backyard or the Port Isabel Community Center. Please expect bus delays due to heavy traffic.
YOU MUST WEAR YOUR EVENT BIB/WRISTBAND TO BOARD THE BUSES.
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