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The Great Amazing Race!

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The Funnest Adventure Race on the Planet! 

A National Adventure Race Series Supporting Pediatric Cancer                                                                                     
Since 2012 – Over 150 Races & Thousands of Smiles                                                                                     
Two Person Teams – Adult/Adult, Adult/Kid or Kid/Kid                                                                                     
Lots of Fun Outdoor Challenges                                                                                     
Group Rates: 10+ teams = $10.00 off entry fee                                                                                     
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      The Great Amazing Race is a national skills competition, in which teams of two people race through an obstacle course in competition with their peers. Modeled after the TV show, this exciting adventure race has teams completing a one-mile course speckled with up to 8 fun-filled outdoor challenges. Clue cards provided at each stations directs teams to complete a task (obstacle, game, relay, etc.), before advancing to the next challenge station. Teams strive to arrive at the finish line with the fastest overall time to be declared the winners. It's way more fun than a 5K! 
      How well you work together with your partner (communicate & collaborate) is the most essential skill to winning the race. Waves begin every 10 minutes … kids teams, then adult teams. The top 25 teams from each local race qualify for regional championship race and chance to win $1,200! Reserve your spot now as registration will close once 120 team limit is reached. 

  1. The race is for everyone - runners, joggers and walkers - pee wees to grandparents.  
  2. A team consist of two people - Adult/Adult, Adult/Kid or Kid/Kid.  Kindergarten & Pre-K are allowed only if paired with an adult. 
  3. Teams compete in 4 separate race divisions, based on grade of youngest team member. (Grades k-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-Adult)  
  4. Each race offers 3 challenge levels … easy, intermediate & difficult … based on age & fitness level of racers.  Be aware ... the competitive course consumes energies equivalent to that of a 5K race.  
  5. Racers should be prepared to get a little dirty and wet - it's part of the fun!   
  6. Races are held rain or shine.  Plan on 60 minutes to complete the course. 
  7. Spectators are FREE! The course layouts are spectator friendly, to encourage family and friends to come cheer on the participants. 

    1. Discounts. Large groups (10 or more teams), teachers, military, police, fire & EMS personnel qualify for discounts. (Only available through the registration portal only. 
    2. Fund Raising. Schools, charities & youth organizations (scouts, YMCA, 4-H, BGC, youth sports teams, and others) can receive $ donations by participating in the race. Visit for details.  
    3. Sponsorship. Sponsorship with THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Series offers many exciting exposure possibilities for your company. Please contact us at to discuss corporate and small business sponsorship opportunities.
    4. Charity Partner. Help us fight pediatric cancer by donating 2 pairs of used sneakers or running shoes to Max Cure Foundation's Dunk Your Kicks program and receive a 2 minute time eraser token for the race. (

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