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The Races

 

Events offered: 

  • The Maximum Challenge

  • Half Marathon for inlines and Quads!!!

  • Quads races

  • Kids races

  • 5k recreational skate  non timed event  Will be the last race of the day. 

 

Half Marathon 

  • Boys and girls 12 and under

  • Men and women 13 to 34

  • Men and women 35 to 49

  • Men and women 50 and up 

 

Maximum Challenge​

  • Juvenile boys and girls - 300m, 2k, 5k (age 9 and 10) 

  • Freshman boys and girls - 300m, 10k, Half Marathon (ages 11 - 13)

  • Senior men and ladies - 300m, 10k, Half Marathon (ages 14 to 34)

  • Master men and ladies - 300m, 10k, Half Marathon (ages 35 to 44)

  • Veteran men and ladies - 300m, 10k, Half Marathon (ages 45 to 54)

  • Premier men and ladies - 300m, 10k, Half Marathon (ages 55 and up)

Cross category and gender drafting is allowed.

Kids Races  inline & quads 300m, 1 lap, 2 lap (ages 8 and under)

Quad Races 300m, 1 lap, 2 lap​

  • Boys and girls 9 -13

  • Men and ladies 14 - 34

  • Men and ladies 35 and up 

 

Points from each race will determine top 3 women and men in each event.. 

  • First place – 15 points

  • Second place – 12 points

  • Third place – 10 points

  • Fourth place - 8 points

  • Fifth place - 6 points

  • Middle distance ranking will be used to break any tie

  • All skaters will need to start every race to compete for overall

 

Races will be held rain or shine.  Flooding of the loop (very rare but possible if multiple days of hard rain) will turn the event into a group skate on the remaining dry roads in the park.  Due to the nature of putting on outdoor inline races where most costs are non-refundable and paid well in advance, no refunds due to Mother Nature’s fury will be possible.  April is the second driest month and average temperature; Low 57 and High 80.  

 

Timing

You will pick up your timing chips Sunday morning.  Put them on either ankle. Timing will be provided by DoMore race services.  The 300m will be timed wire to wire for each skater. The 2k, 5k, 10k and half marathon will start on GUN TIME meaning all chips will start at the same time.  You will be wearing the same chip for all three races.  All chips are pre-checked prior to the race and will read each of your laps and splits, however, SKATERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING CORRECT COUNT OF THEIR LAPS.  It is perfectly acceptable and encouraged to have a spectator or coach you trust to help you keep track.  We will have a lap counter for the lead skater/pack.  Do not cross the timing wires or come close to them at any non-race time.  Never turn around and skate against traffic.  If you do not wish to circle the entire loop after a race, there is a sidewalk to the left of the course that runs to the restrooms then and the other side of the start line.  Return your chip after your final race.

 

Day of Race

Day of race registration will begin at 6:00 AM, arrive early.  Registration will close at 7:15 AM firm. No exceptions will be possible.  Awards will be held following the last race after timing is complete; the points have been tallied and double checked.  Remember to stay loose and limber between races in addition to hydrating and refueling your body.  

 

HELMETS ARE REQUIRED TO RACE. No exceptions. Wrist, elbow, and knee are strongly encouraged.  No headphones of any kind will be allowed.  Any skater found racing with headphones even if the device is not turned on will be disqualified and given NO REFUND of any kind. Safety first.

 

Course Etiquette – Slower skaters (skaters not in the lead pack) should stay to the right side of the course to allow faster skaters who can reach speeds over 30 mph to safely pass on the left.   Skaters who are passing should  announce themselves prior to overtaking slower skaters. 

 

Once we begin at 7:30 AM, consider the timeline fluid.  Skaters should pay attention to announcements. We will try to have copies of race day schedule will be posted at the main pavilion, however, events may run a bit ahead of or behind schedule.