How do I sign up a team? All teams except Staff and Middle School register online. Registration closes 5/4/17 at midnight. To register your team you only need to put down a $100 deposit. Team Leaders will receive a registration confirmation email from Ultrasignup. At the bottom of the email there will be a link to forms and further instructions on how to complete registration for their team. This will include choosing team shirt color, team name, obtaining liability waivers from the rest of the team and turning them in along with final payment May 11th at packet pickup at Del Oro track. Staff and Middle school teams will register manually through their school representative. Click HERE to register a team. (only after reading this page completely)
Divisions: There are 6 divisions:
Ultraman- One solo runner.
Open Adult- Maximum 10 runners any combination of male or female 15 or enrolled in high school.
Adult Women- Maximum 10 female runners 15 or enrolled in high school.
High School- Maximum 10 HS students any combination of male or female.
Loomis Middle school- Maximum 20 MS students any combination of male or female.
Staff teams- Maximum 20 runners any combination male or female.(LUSD and Del Oro only).
Cost: The entry fee for all teams is $1000 with the exception of Staff teams which are $200 and Ultraman which is $500.
Age requirement: The minimum age to participate on a 24-hour relay team is 15 or enrolled in high school. LUSD Middle School students are the only exception to this rule and they may participate on 20 person middle school teams only.
How it works: One runner per team may be on the track at a time and must carry the team’s timing chip that records the completed laps. Runners may pass the chip to another team member whenever they choose but must be in the transition area just past the start finish line. At the start finish line there is a timing chip scanner that will record the number of laps your team has completed.
How does this benefit the schools?: All entry fee proceeds will be donated to a school of your choice from Loomis School District/Del Oro.
Only registered runners will be allowed on the track: Runner wristbands and GTD race shirt must be worn at all times.
Camp set up:Teams are encouraged to camp in the infield area during the event. There will be an award given for best camp- so be creative! Camp set up can begin on Friday morning, May 12th. (please note, there is no security therefore valuable items should not be left. Suggested camp items: EZ ups, lounge chairs, tables, sleeping bags, tents, camp decorations. Please note: There will be no staking on the turf fields and no fire pits of any kind. Please ensure your area is completely clean when you leave.
Infield access: Volunteers and up to 5 guests per adult team (2 for High School Division) will be allowed on the infield. Runners and volunteers and Middle School Chaperones will get a permanent wristband that will allow them access for the entire event. Each adult team will receive 5 lanyards (2 for High School) which will allow different guests throughout the event. Runners, guests and volunteers must be wearing a wristband or lanyard to enter the infield.
Tech Race shirts: Each team will choose a team name when ordering shirts. Team names will be printed on the back of the tech race shirt. A variety of colors will be available for your selection. Colors are available on a first come first serve basis. You will receive a confirmation email after registering with a link to forms including a shirt order form which you will complete for your team and submit by email no later than 5/4/17. Click here for details on choosing your shirt and font colors.
Facilities: Del Oro High School, 3301 Taylor Rd. Loomis. The track is easily accessible off Boyington Road. (map) The school will have restrooms available, ample parking and lighting on the track. The track is .25 of a mile all-weather track.
Food: There will be a snack bar with snacks and drinks, coffee, soup etc, throughout the event. All available for purchase.
Awards: The Open Division, Adults female, High School and Ultraman team with the most miles will be awarded a prize. The winning middle school team will win the perpetual GTD trophy. The team with the best decorated camp also wins a prize.
Bonus: All registered 24 Hour Relay runners may also run the Color Run Adventure Challenge at no additional cost. You must check in at the Color Run Adventure Challenge registration table to get your wristband for the Color Run. (no t-shirt)
This race will take place rain or shine, no refunds will be granted.
Link to registration forms and packet: http://www.gothedistancerun.com/Forms.php