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American Hero 25K Relay National Championship

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American Hero 25K Relay National Championship Race Description

Event Details:

American Hero 25K Relay National Championship, Sanctioned Race & Certified Course by USA Track & Field.

 

When: 
Sunday, May 24, 2020 (This is Memorial Weekend Sunday in May of each year)

 

Where: 
Comanche Park, 2600 Rigsby Ave, large Pavilion (Pavilion No 2), San Antonio, TX 78222 

 

Time: 
The area opens at 6 AM: Opening Ceremonies at Pavilion No 2, starting at 7:00 AM. First race (Kids400) starts at 7:15. The Wheelchair 5k division will start at 7:30, all other races start at 7:40. Pavilion No 2 is the largest pavilion in the park which holds several hundred folks. Can't miss it. 

 

Prize Money: 
$18,000 total prizes, $5000 in cash, this year will have a Red, White & Blue Best Costume contest

 

Awards: 
Finishers Medal to all Finishers PLUS awards to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd to all 51 divisions. All kids in the 400m get a medal. 1st Relay (men & women) will be declared National Champions. Wheelchair assistants (do not have to register) and 5k Buddies (must register) also receive a medal & t-shirt

Packet Pickup: 
Sat May 23 at Coral Pavilion, Comanche Park from 2pm to 5pm. As you enter the park, The Coral Pavilion is 50 yards to the left of the large Pavilion No 2. Go to https://parks.bexar.org/reserve/ Click on Comanche Park.

Late Registration: 
Starting at 6:00 am in the main pavilion. Late fee at the event or at Packet Pickup applies. See fees below. Cash or money order only. NO CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS. 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 and on time for the event and the start.

Runner’s Staging Area: 
Runners will warm up (prior to their baton exchange) any where except the trails. 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 Course: 
All races will start and finish on the IAAP starting pad. It is a loop course along Salado Creek with 90% shade. Click on "Course Map" in this registration or go to website: https://www.americanhero25krelay.org go to Frequently Asked Questions and click on Map, then click triangle on the lower left of course pic for a moving animation.

 

The Kids Fun Run and the 5k may be walked or run. The 25k Solo Run and 25k Relay because of time constraints is for runners only although some walking is permitted. 

 

General Admission & Parking: 
No charge for general admission. No charge for parking. 

 

If for some reason you cannot participate your registration will transfer to the next year at no extra charge. Contact Jesse Martinez at 210-822-6634 for special code to register the following year free of charge.

Entry Fee is per runner, relay consists of 5 runners:

Note: Each team member may register at any time and pay that month's fee. Team members may also register other team mates. Make sure the Team Name is identical for all 5 members. The first person that registers will establish a password and a team name. Provide password and team name to the remaining members. Team members may be updated at Packet Pickup or at the event. See Relay Teams below.

All entry fees are at military discount rate guaranteed for the first 100 registrants each month.

Entry Fees Below are Per Runner (5k, 25k, Relay)

$19 till 31 Aug 2019 

$25 till 30 Sep 2019 

$30 till 31 Oct 2019

$35 till 30 Nov 2019

$40 till 31 Dec 2019

$45 till 31 Jan 2020

$50 till 29 Feb 2020

$55 till 31 Mar 2020

$60 till 30 Apr 2020

$70 till 22 May 2020

$80 Late Fee at Packet Pickup or At Event  

     

Entry Fees 5k Middle/Elementary School, 5k Run/Walk Buddy (must be 18 or older to accompany Middle & Elementary Div.) 5k Wheelchair,

$19 till 31 Aug 2019

$22 till 30 Sep 2019

$25 till 31 Oct 2019

$28 till 30 Nov 2019

$31 till 31 Dec 2019

$34 till 31 Jan 2020

$37 till 29 Feb 2020

$40 till 31 Mar 2020

$43 till 30 Apr 2020

$46 till 22 May 2020

$50 Late Fee at Packet Pickup or At Event

                       

Entry Fees Kids 400m

$5 till 31 Aug 2019

$7 till 30 Sep 2019

$9 till 31 Oct 2019

$11 till 30 Nov 2019

$13 till 31 Dec 2019

$15 till 31 Jan 2020

$17 till 28 Feb 2020

$19 till 31 Mar 2020

$21 till 30 Apr 2020

$23 till 22 May 2020

$25 Late Fee at Packet Pickup or At Event

Kids 400 Meter Run Receive American Hero 25k Relay T-shirt, American Hero Medal, food and entertainment

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 $80 cash 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.”


Mailed Registration Entry Fee postmarked after 20 May 2019 is $80 per runner for the 5k, 25k, Relay, & Wheelchair 5k; for the 5k Middle & Elementary and Buddy 5k it is $50, for the Kids 400m it is $25

Closing dates and Final Registration:

Internet Registration
Closing Date:
Friday Midnight, 22 May 2020

Mail Registration
Closing Date: Saturday Midnight, Post Marked NLT 13 May 2020. Checks must clear bank by Wednesday 20 May.

No admission fee for guests.

Free food and drinks for all including guests

 

All entries are non-refundable even if event is cancelled. Your entry may transfer to next years race. Note: in 47 years the Free Spirits have never cancelled an event. We go Rain or shine. After expenses, all funds go towards scholarships for cancer survivors (includes other diseases, blindness and child abuse) and to our Partners (non-profit charities).

 

The American Hero 25k Relay Event is made up of five EVENTS:

1. The 25k Relay Divisions are for runners
2. The 25k Run Divisions are for runners
3. The 5k Run/Walk Divisions are for runners and walkers
4. Wheelchair/Jogging/Baby Stroller contestants (may be assisted by a walker/runner at no extra charge)
5. 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. If a runner(s) are not electronically recorded they are disqualified.

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 (18 or older) to accompany Elementary/Middle School Kid
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.

 

5k Wheelchair/Jogging Stroller/Baby Stoller Division

1. Open
 

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. Those running with an Escort for hand pushed wheelchair contestants do not have to pay entry fee. The contestant's entry fee will cover both. Both get T-shirts and medals.

 




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    American Hero 25K Relay National Championship Where & When

  • Location: San Antonio, TX 78222
  • Race Date: 05/24/2020 07:00 (Sunday)
  • Categories:
    • 25K Individual
    • 5K Run/Walk
    • 5K Wheelchair/Jog/Stroller/Baby Stroller
    • 400 Meter Kids Run (12 and under)
    • 5K Run/Walk (Middle School and Elementary)
    • 5K Run Buddy(18 or older must accompany middle/elementary) Both Medal
    • 25K Relay Team
    • Open Team 1 (I want to join a team)

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