Saturday, December 4, 2021 - Rockburn Branch Park, Elkridge, MD at 9:00 AM
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS RACE. ADDITIONAL REGISTRATIONS AVAILABLE AT PACKET PICK UP.
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This race consists of an 5 mile, 10 mile or a 2-person 10 mile relay option at Rockburn Branch Park in Elkridge, Maryland. The race terrain is easy to moderate in difficulty - perfect for both beginners and experienced runners. Registration fee includes a long sleeve shirt and finisher medal.
A portion of the race proceeds benefits Bigfoot Endurance, which is a nonprofit organization that raises money and awareness for Parkinson’s research. To learn more about Bigfoot Endurance, click www.bigfootendurance.com.
SPONSORSHIP, DONATIONS & FUNDRAISING
Interested in sponsoring the race? Click HERE for details. The entirety of your contribution, after PayPal fees (if applicable), will go directly to Parkinson’s research. Bigfoot Endurance Incorporated and Rip It Events do not retain a percentage of your contribution.
Interested in making a donation to Bigfoot Endurance to benefit Parkinson’s research? Click HERE. The entirety of your donation, after PayPal fees (if applicable) will go directly to Parkinson’s research. Bigfoot Endurance Incorporated and Rip It Events do not retain a percentage of your contribution. Donations are not required to participate in this race.
Interested in creating your own fundraising page to raise money for Parkinson’s research? Click HERE to see an example fundraising page, and send an email to Team@BigfootEndurance.com to set up your own! Fundraising is not required to participate in this race.
Rockburn Branch Park
6105 Rockburn Branch Park Rd, Elkridge, MD 21075
Runners must be at least 7 years old to participate in the 5 Miler.
Runners must be at least 14 years old to participate in the 10 Miler.
Runners must be at least 7 years old to participate in the 10 Miler Relay.
$40.00 - Jul 15 - Jul 18, 2022
$50.00 - Jul 19 - Aug 31, 2022
$55.00 - Sept 1 - Nov 30, 2022
$60.00 - Dec 1 - Dec 8, 2022
$50.00 - Jul 15 - Jul 18, 2022
$60.00 - Jul 19 - Aug 31, 2022
$65.00 - Sept 1 - Nov 30, 2022
$70.00 - Dec 1 - Dec 8, 2022
10 Miler Relay (team of 2 people)
$80.00 - Jul 15 - Jul 18, 2022
$100.00 - Jul 19 - Aug 31, 2022
$110.00 - Sept 1 - Nov 30, 2022
$120.00 - Dec 1 - Dec 8, 2022
Registration Opens July 15, 2022.
Registration transfers are not permitted to other Rip It Events. Race organizers reserve the right to close registration due to capacity limits. Race organizers reserve the right to delay or cancel event due to extreme weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. Pets, baby joggers/strollers, in-line skates, bicycles, and any other non-official wheeled vehicles are prohibited.
Registration fee includes soft cotton long sleeve shirt and finisher medal.
A section of the course will be “In Honor/Memory Of” people who are living with or have lived with Parkinson’s Disease. Orange ribbons will be hung along this section of the course with “In Honor/Memory Of” messages written by race participants or their friends, family, or supporters. To add your message to the Ribbon Trail (whether you’re participating in the race or not), you can write on a ribbon at packet pick-up, or send your message to Team@BigfootEndurance.com, and a team member will write your message on a ribbon for you.
Registered participants are required to pick up their packet before the start of the race. This includes getting your bib, timing chip and shirt. Runners must attend one of the below options:
RACE CATEGORY CHANGES
If you decide to switch from the 10 Mile to the 5 Mile race (or vice versa), please let us know by email or in-person (prior to the start of the race) on race day. The deadline to switch race category by email is December 2. Please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Allowing a non-registered runner to use your bib is NOT PERMITTED.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
(subject to change)
9:00 a.m. - Wave 1 start
9:03 a.m. - Wave 2
9:06 a.m. - Wave 3
10:46 a.m. - all 10 Miler runners MUST begin 2nd loop of course.
To ensure runner safety and to reduce the amount of passing during the first few miles of the race, participants have been placed into waves based on their average pace per mile as entered during online registration. Each wave will consists of 150-200 runners. Participants must start in their assigned waves. If your average pace is list incorrectly but only by 30 seconds or so, please remain in your assigned wave. If you feel strongly that you should be placed in a different wave, please notify us via email to email@example.com. Starting in the same wave with a friend or spouse NOT considered a valid reason to request a wave change.
Wave assignment list will be published one week prior to race day.
The course is run inside Rockburn Park. The race starts and finishes on the gravel path between the playground and pavilion. The course consists of packed gravel and natural surface trail. A small portion of the course is on paved surface. The 5 Miler is one loop of the course. The 10 Miler is the 5 Miler loop twice.
To view the course map, click HERE.
To view the venue map, click HERE.
10 MILE COURSE REQUIREMENT
All runners must reach mile 5 (start 2nd loop) in 1 hour and 40 min. Runners who have not completed this distance by 10:46 a.m. (which requires runners to average approximately 20:00 per mile) will not be permitted to continue on the course.
There are no water stations on the 5 mile loop. There will be one water station at mile 5.1 (start of 2nd loop for 10 mile runners). All runners are encouraged to wear a camel back, fuel belt or carry a water bottle.
Participants will receive the shirt size they selected at online registration. Shirt exchanges can be completed at the conclusion of the race at the check-in tents.
Porta-potties will be stationed at the start/finish line. There are no bathrooms on the run course.
Awards will be given to the top finishers in the following group categories for each race distance: Overall, 7-8, 9-10, 11-3, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ All Male Relay, All Female Relay, Coed Relay
Athletes who finish the 10 Miler, 5 Miler, or their leg of the 10 Miler Relay will receive a finisher medal.