Six Races. One Challenge.
2013-14 EARLY REGISTRATION
Early Registration for the 2013-14 Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge will be available from June 7 through August 24. After that Regular Registration is be available. For details, click on REGISTRATION.
The 2013-14 Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge have the same six races as in the last series, but the dates and order of races have changed.
•· IBM Uptown Classic - October 6, 2013
•· Run For The Water - October 27, 2013
•· Decker Challenge - December 8, 2013
•· Rogue Distance Festivale 30/10k – January 5, 2014
•· 3M Half Marathon - January 19, 2014
•· Austin Marathon & Half Marathon - February 16, 2014
The Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge is a series of six races starting in October 2013 with increasing distances leading up to the February 2014 LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon & Half Marathon. Participants sign up for the series (separate from signing up for each race) to compete against personal goals and for awards for Overall, Masters and Age Groups (M & F). Participants in the series receive special running gear, get special treatment at each race, enjoy a series-end celebration party and have a lot of fun.
There are 6 races in the 2013-2014 Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge:
IBM Uptown Classic 10k
Run For The Water 10 mile
Decker Challenge Half Marathon
3M Half Marathon
Rogue Distance Festival (30/10k distances)
Austin Marathon & Half Marathon
All registered participants will receive:
•· A custom printed long sleeve tech running shirt.
•· One Year FREE membership in ARC (non ARC members only-defined as not havinmg been an active member since July 2011)
•· Use of the Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge VIP tent found at the finish
area of each race. There will be beverages, special premiums and other fun stuff.
•· Invitation to the Celebration Party in March.
All participants who complete the series will receive:
•· A custom printed runners jacket
•· A Completion Certificate
•· Additionally, trophies will be presented for Overall, Masters and Age Groups in 5-year increments, both M and F. Trophies will be presented for both the Full and Half Track Series options.
See Awards & Stuff for more detail
Austin Runners Club will be managing the series. ARC is committed to bringing you more fun and excitement and to give you more value for your running investment. If you have any questions just email email@example.com with suggestions, questions or comments.
We are proud that Austin Fit Magazine will again be the title sponsor of the series. This is a great partnership and will expand the coverage of the series, get more runners involved and share highlights.
Check out the latest article about the series. http://www.austinfitmagazine.com/?p=5714
Again this year all net proceeds of the series will be donated to The Trail Foundation. This worthwhile organization continually makes the trail around Lady Bird safer, more attractive and more functional. You should feel good that a portion of your registration goes to a group that benefits most runners.