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COLUMBIA TURKEY CHASE >> 10K

REGISTRATION OPENS TBA

RACE DATE - November 22, 2020

Columbia, MD

Registration opens TBD.

THE RACE

Join fellow turkey lovers, runners and friends for an appetite-inducing morning of good-natured competition. Presented by Rip It Events, the 8th Annual Columbia Turkey Chase is a 10K Run, 2-Person Relay & Kid's Fun Run located in the heart of Columbia, MD. 

This race will consist of a individual, 2-person relay option & Kids Fun Run. Start and finish is near Nottinghams Bar & Grill on Stanford Blvd. This race provides runners with a slightly rolling & fast course on Columbia roads and paved pathways. This event is perfect for both beginners and experienced runners.

VOLUNTEER

Don't want to run in the race but still want to participate? This race can not be possible with out the help of volunteers. Sign up to support this race as a:

  • Run Course Volunteer

  • Water Station Volunteer

  • Finish Line Volunteer

  • Packet Pick Up Volunteer​

Volunteer sign up will open one month prior to race day. 

 

RACE LOCATION

8850 Stanford Blvd, Columbia, MD 21045​

AGE REQUIREMENT

Athletes must be at least 7 years old on race day to participate in the 10K and Relay race.

REGISTRATION

Individual 10K

$35.00 - June 28 - 30 (72 Hour Promo)

$45.00 - through Oct 31

$55.00 - Nov 1 - Nov 20

2 Person Relay

$55.00 - June 28 - 30 (72 Hour Promo)

$65.00 - through Oct 31

$75.00 - Nov 1 - Nov 20

 

Kids Fun Run

$5.00 through Race Day

In-person Registration: Saturday, Nov 21 & Sunday, Nov 22 

In-person registration can be completed at athlete packet pick up (Saturday) or on race morning (Sunday). In-person registration can be paid by cash, credit or check. Please make checks payable to Rip It Events. T-shirt & Medal not guaranteed for in-person registration.

DEFERRAL POLICY

Participants may elect to defer their 2020 registration to the 2021 race. To view the defer policy and instructions, click HERE

REGISTRATION DISCLAIMER

  • All participants must register online or on race day. Online registration will close on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at midnight.

  • Race day registration is available from 6:30 AM - 7:45 AM at venue.

  • Race day registrants not guaranteed race medal or shirt.

  • Athletes must be at least 7 years old on race day to participate in the 10K and Relay race. 

  • All registrations are final, no refunds. No registration transfer 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.

  • This race course is not a USATF certified course.

  • The following are prohibited from the race course: pets, baby joggers/strollers, in-line skates, bicycles, and any other non-official wheeled vehicles.

  • Please contact Rip It Events with any questions or concerns about your registration at racedirector@ripitevents.com.

PACKET PICK UP

Registered participants (10K & Relay) are required to pick up their bib number and timing chip before the start of the race. Relay teams may send one team member to pick up their team's timing chip, race bib & shirts.  Athletes may pick up packets for friends and family (no id or letter required). Please check-in at ONE of the following time/locations:

  • Saturday, Nov 21 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Feet First Sports, 5305 Village Center Drive, Suite 110 Columbia, MD.

  • Sunday, Nov 22, RACE DAY - 6:30 AM - 7:45 AM at race venue  

 

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

8:00 AM - ASA and Physically Challenged Athletes
8:02 AM - 10K & Relay Foot Runners
8:05 AM - Kid's Fun Run

10K COURSE

The 6.2 mile course starts and finishes in the parking lot near Nottingham's Restaurant/Bar. The course uses road way and the paved pathway around Lake Elkhorn. Their is no course cut off time. Water stations are located near miles 1,3, 5. Each athlete/team is required to complete 1 loop of the course.

To view course map, click HERE

10K RELAY

Don't want to do the full 10K course but still want to participate? Create a 2-person team and and participate in the relay division! Each participate will run 3.1 miles (5K). The following applies to all relays:

  • Runner A will start, run 3.1 miles, and exchange race bib number with Runner B at the relay exchange point (prior to the turn around cone). Runner B will continue to the turn around cone and run 3.1 miles to the finish line.

  • Relay teams will be given one numbered race bib. Runner A is required to exchange race bib with Runner B at the relay exchange point. It is suggested that relay teams wear their bib number on a "race belt" and exchange the race belt with their teammate.

 

There is no course cut off time. All relay team members are responsible for traveling to their assigned start location. Rip It Events will not be responsible for transporting relay team members. 

To view the updated relay exchange map, click HERE

Kids Run/Walk Course - 0.4 miles

This race is for kids between the ages of 4 and 10 years. The distance of this race 0.4 miles. The Kid's Fun Run will will take place immediately after the start of the 10K/Relay. All participants must register for this race.

To view the kids fun run map, click HERE.

 

AWARDS

All participants will receive a finisher medal at the finish line. Kid's Fun Run participants will receive a "winner" medal. The award ceremony will be located near the finish area. Awards will be given to participants who earn 1st through 3rd place (male & female).

 

Age Groups: Overall, 13 & Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Relays: All-Male, All-Female, Co-ed

FINISHER MEDAL

Athletes who finish this race will receive a finisher medal. 

PARTICIPANT SHIRT

ALL PARTICIPANTS WHO REGISTER BY 11:59PM, OCT 31, 2019 ARE GUARANTEED A T-SHIRT!  Extra shirts will be ordered and will be distributed at the end of the awards ceremony - first come first serve. Kid's run participants do not receive a shirt.

VENUE PARKING

Parking lot in front of 8850 Stanford Blvd, Columbia, MD 21045

 

From Route 29, take Route 32 East. Take your second exit, Broken Land Parkway North. Make a right at your second traffic light, Snowden River Parkway. Make a left at your 5th traffic light onto McGaw Rd (you'll see Apple Ford on the corner). Make your first right onto Stanford Blvd. Proceed straight until you reach a small circle. Take a right at the circle and then your first right into a parking lot (before the Extended Stay Hotel). 

RELAY EXCHANGE PARKING

Parking for the relay exchange area is off of Dockside Ln or along the side of Cradlerock Way (across from the Shell gas station). A gps address for the Shell gas station is 7248 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045. View the relay exchange area map HERE.

 

All relay team members are responsible for traveling to their assigned start location. Rip It Events will not be responsible for transporting relay team members.

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