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Health in Action VIRTUAL 5K

Participate by 02/01/2021

Health in Action VIRTUAL 5K Race Description

Join us for the 2021 Health in Action VIRTUAL 5K presented by Syngenta and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. Proceeds will benefit the GCSAA Disaster Relief Fund which provides support to GCSAA members facing personal loss from natural disasters and COVID.

The 2021 event will be held Monday, January 18 at 6:30 am until Monday, February 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm EST. 

 

This year you can decide between a long sleeve t-shirt, short sleeve t-shirt, or a beanie. Register by 1:00 pm EST on Friday, December 4th to be guaranteed a t-shirt in your preferred size. Those who register after this deadline will receive a beanie on a first come, first served basis.

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

 

Registration will remain open until February 1st 12:00 pm EST. All times must be submitted by 1:00 pm EST.

 

Virtual Race Instructions

 

Health in Action VIRTUAL 5K

Race start time: Monday, January 18th at 6:30 am EST

Race end time: February 1st at 1:00 pm EST

Location: You pick your place

 

 

We have added two new categories to this year’s race, you can participate as a chapter team or a corporate team. Teams must have at least four members to be included in the Teams competition.

 

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 this VIRTUAL 5K. If the chapter chooses, they can organize training leading up to the race and can set a day and time for members to safely gather 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.

 

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 different ways you can track your 5K time and distance:
    • MapMyRun
    • Strava
    • Apple watch
    • Garmin watch
    • FitBit
    • Any GPS watch 
    • Treadmill 

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!

Swag Bag - Shipping

Your swag bag will be shipped to the address that you 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 or beanie and print off your bib to show your participation.

 

Post a photo on twitter and use the hashtag, #GIS5K. Prizes will be awarded to two winners through a random drawing.

Winner 1: $25.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods

Winner 2: $25.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods

 

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

Winner 1: $25.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods

Winner 2: $25.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods

 

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.

 

Family Fun: During the holiday season, get your family together and walk or run the Health in Action VIRTUAL 5K. Participate when you want, where you want, and at your own pace.

 

 

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    Health in Action VIRTUAL 5K

  • Location: Anywhere
  • Race Date: 2021/02/01 01:00:00 PM (Monday)
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Email:
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