Health in Action 5K & Virtual 5K

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Health in Action 5K & Virtual 5K Race Description

 

Join us for the 2022 Health in Action 5K presented by Syngenta and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. Proceeds will benefit the GCSAA Foundation.

 

This year we are offering participation for both on-site and virtual. Everyone is welcomed to participate in both events.

The 2022 on-site event will be held at 7:30 am on Wednesday, February 9 at Marriott Marquis on the Embarcadero side.

The virtual 5K will begin Saturday, February 12 at 12:00 am CST until Monday, February 28 at 12:00 pm CST.

 

The first 200 participants to register are guaranteed a t-shirt in your preferred size.

Due to international shipping costs, international registrants will not receive a race swag bag.

 

There will be a price increase on Saturday, January 8th.

Registration will close online for the on-site event on February 9 at 7:30 am. Registration for the virtual event closes on February 28 at 11:00 am CST. All times for the virtual race must be submitted by 12:00 pm CST on February 28.

 

On-Site Race Instructions

Pre-race start time: Wednesday, February 9 at 7:10 am CST

Race start time: Wednesday, February 9 at 7:30 am CST

Location: Marriott Marquis on the Embarcadero side

 

Virtual Race Instructions

Race start time: Saturday, February 12 at 6:30 am CST

Race end time: Monday, February 28 at 12:00 pm CST

Location: You pick your place

 

How to submit your race time:

1. Click the ‘Manage your registration’ link within your confirmation email you receive

2. Click ‘Race Results’

3. Upload your photo with proof of time and distance

4. Enter your time

 

Participants will be required to submit proof of their time and distance. Take a picture of your tracking device and submit it showing your time.

Here are a few ways you can track your 5K time and distance:

• MapMyRun

• Strava

• Apple watch

• Garmin watch

• FitBit

• Any GPS watch

• Treadmill

 

On-Site Chapter Teams and Corporate Teams

Be sure to gather your team and participate as a chapter team or a corporate team at the on-site race. Teams must have at least four members to be included in the Teams competition. There will be no chapter or corporate competition for the virtual race.

 

Chapter Team Information:

• Identify a team captain to help organize and lead your chapter. 

• To join your chapter team, select ‘GCSAA Chapter Team’ under participant type and select your chapter in the drop-down menu.

• The chapter team captain can encourage chapter members to register, help motivate, and encourage them throughout the 5K. If the chapter chooses, they can organize training leading up to the race and run/walk the race together.

 

Corporate Team Information:

To join your company team, select ‘Corporate Team’ under participant type and type your company name in the company name field.

 

Swag Bag - Shipping

 

We do have a limit of one swag bag per participant.

 

For the ON-SITE participants - Packet pick-up will be on Tuesday, February 8 from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM at a table located in the Convention Center Lobby.

Please make every effort to pick up your packet on Tuesday afternoon. There will be limited time on Wednesday morning to pick it up.

For those unable to pick up their race packet on Tuesday afternoon, it may be picked up at the race starting line beginning at 6:45 am Wednesday morning.

For the virtual participants - Your swag bag will be shipped to the address provided when you filled out your registration.

 

Prizes

 

Prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place male and female finishers.

1st: $100.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods

2nd: $75.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods

3rd: $50.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods

 

Remember to tweet a picture wearing your shirt and print off your bib to show your participation.

 

Post a photo on Twitter and use the hashtag, #GCSAA5K. Prizes will be awarded to two winners through a random drawing.

Winner 1: Syngenta branded Yeti Can Cooler.

Winner 2: Syngenta branded Yeti Can Cooler.

 

Post your time within the race software. Prizes will be awarded to two winners through a random drawing.

Winner 1: Syngenta branded Yeti Can Cooler.

Winner 2: Syngenta branded Yeti Can Cooler.

 

Chapter Prize: The winning chapter will be decided by combining the fastest four run times.

 

• $500.00 Research/Education Stipend

• Recognition in post-event GCM ad

• A plaque at GCSAA HQ that is engraved with your chapter’s name.

 

Corporate Prize: The winning industry partner will be decided by combining the fastest four run times from each company.

• Industry partners who participate will be recognized in a post-event GCM ad. Fastest corporate team will receive premium recognition in the ad.

 


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    Health in Action 5K & Virtual 5K

  • Location: Anywhere
  • Race Date: 2022/02/09 07:30:00 AM (Wednesday)
  • Categories:
    • Health in Action 5K (In-Person)
    • Virtual 5K
    • Both Races


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