Race Series

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Austin, Texas 5K/10K
Event Basics

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Austin
5K/10K/Kids One Mile Fun Run

January 26, 2013

Join former contestants on “The Biggest Loser” and run or walk your way towards the finish-line of a 5K or 10K.

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

• Non-intimidating Environment for new runners and walkers
• Chip-timed race for runners and those tracking personal goals
• Top Finishers and Age Group Awards
• The Biggest Loser Inaugural Finisher's Medal
• Commemorative Technical T-Shirt
• Race Number, Timing Tag, and Goodie Bag
• Water Stations along the course
• Healthy Snacks and Water at the Finish Line
• Live Entertainment at the Finish Line Festival
• Last but not Least, a Truly Unforgettable Experience
Registration
The Biggest Loser RunWalk Austin 5K/10K race will sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot today! Online registration is open for this event through Tuesday, January 24, 2013 at 11:59pm CST. If the race has not sold out, walk up registration at Packet Pick-up will be available January 25, 2013.
 
5K Registration*
    $35.00   through 11/30/12 
    $40.00   through 12/31/12
    $45.00   through 1/24/13
    $50.00  @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)
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10K Registration*
    $45.00   through 11/30/12  
    $50.00   through 12/31/12
    $55.00   through 1/24/13
    $65.00  @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)
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Kids Fit One Mile Fun Run: (Ages 4-12)*

Sponsored by Kids Fit Foundation! Kids Fit programs and events are designed to be a day for kids to reach their goals and to celebrate their healthy lifestyle achievements with their families and friends. Details below.

Pre-registered - $10.00
Race Day - $15.00

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Austin, TX

*Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Fees listed above do not include the Active.com processing fee. There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

There is no wheelchair division available for this event. Click here to submit a question regarding wheelchairs.

Online Registration Closes: Tuesday, January 24, 2013 at 11:59pm CST or until sell-out.
Kids Fit One Mile Fun Run


Don’t forget to bring the kids for their very own fun run (ages 4-12) hosted by Kids Fit Foundation! We encourage all families to get their children active at a young age. All children receive a T-shirt and finisher’s medal. Bring the camera and we’ll bring the smiles!

Start time: 12:00 pm

The Kids Fit Foundation is a national non-profit organization created to serve communities with the charitable mission to fund and provide fitness programs for at risk youth and their families.

*Please register your child prior to the race.
Team Challenge
Join our Team Challenge program!

Motivating others to achieve a goal is a tremendous bonding experience. If you're looking for a way to build teamwork and community within your company, organization, church, school, or neighborhood join the Biggest Loser RunWalk Team Challenge!

  • Discount on race registration
  • Recruitment support (flyers and custom e-blasts)
  • Group commemorative photo
  • Start & Finish-line tent (with banner display) with 25+ runners
See the Team Challenge form for more perks and instructions.
Packet Pick-up
All participants must pick up their packets between 3pm-8pm. Come out and get some inspiration before the race!

Location:
    The Soccer Plex at Cedar Park
    1220 Toro Grande Drive
    Cedar Park, TX 78613
 

Time/Dates:
    Friday, January 25, 2013
    3pm - 8pm
 
Race Day Information
Start Time:
Saturday, January 26, 2013

 8:00 am    Race day packet pick-up and gear check opens
10:00 am   5K and 10K races start
10:30 am   Nashville recording artist Dan Evans performs live on Festival Stage
11:00 am   Chi Chi from Dance Austin performs on Festival Stage
11:30 am   5K run / walk awards and 10K run awards at Finish Festival Stage
12:00 pm  Kids Fit One Mile Fun Run starts
12:10 pm   10K walk awards at Finish Festival stage
12:20 pm   Nashville recording artist Dan Evans performs live on Festival Stage
12:35 pm   All courses close and event concludes


Start Line:
    Inside the stadium at Williamson County Regional Park
    3005 CR175
    Leander, TX 78641
 

Finish Line:
    Finish Line Festival: Williamson County Regional Park
 

Course Maps:




5k:
Start at white arrow. Follow purple loop. Take white loop to finish line.

10K:
Start at white arrow. Follow green loop. Take white arrows to purple loop.
Reconnect with white arrows and follow to finish line.


Rain or Shine:
This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.
 

Course:
This course is on mixed terrain trails.
 
For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards, strollers and all motor-driven vehicles.
 
Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race. A visor, sunscreen, lip balm and good shoes will get you safely across the finish line.
 

Timing System
State of the art ChronoTrack systems will be used to record participant finishing times. The ChronoTrack system uses a B-Tag, which is affixed to the back of your bib (race number), allowing you to walk away from the finish without the need to have your tag collected.

*Please note: All participants must wear their bib in order to have their times recorded. Race Results will be posted at www.BiggestLoser.com/RunWalk shortly after the race.

Gear Check
Gear check will be available for all participants on race day. Please tear off the gear check tag from the bottom of your bib and attach it to your bag using the gear check tie provided in your runner’s envelope at packet pick-up.

Runner Secure Zone/Finish Line:
Once you cross the finish line you'll enter a Runner Secure Zone - a fenced off area for race participants only. You will receive water, sports drink, and food.
Parking and Spectators
Parking:
    Please see the course map for designated parking areas.
 

Spectators:
We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race. Please see the course map for route locations.
Rules and Policies
Race Rules:
Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
 
Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your race number to anyone else, and you may not transfer your entry fee to future races.
 
If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years.
 
You must show photo ID to receive your race number and timing chip.
 
Must bring a photo ID to pick up your own race packet and bib at packet-pick up. No one else can pick up your packet for you.
 
Race numbers are required to participate.
 
No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards, baby joggers or dogs will be allowed on the course.
 

Course Time Limit:
The 5K/10K courses are both runner and walker-friendly. Course time limit is 2 hours and 35 minutes (25 min mile pace) to complete the 10K.
 

Cancellations:
Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. You also may not transfer your application to the following year or another event.
Hotels
Need a place to stay the night? Why not stay with fellow participants? Discounted rates below for all participants, family and friends! To reserve rooms at these special rates, please book online here.

Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78681
  • Smoke-free/HDTV/premium cable
  • Indoor heated pool
  • No charge for high speed Internet access
  • Coffee maker/MP3 radio/hair dryer
  • Plush bedding/complimentary newspaper
  • Free parking garage
King: $156 per room per night
Two Queens: $156 per room per night

Make sure to book by Tuesday, January 8, 2013 to guarantee your spot!


Holiday Inn Express Hotel Cedar Park
1605 East Whitestone Blvd.
Cedar Park, TX 78613
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave and mini-fridge
  • Coffee maker/hair dryer
  • Complimentary newspaper
King Suite + Sofa Bed: $119 per room per night
King + Sofa Bed: $119 per room per night
Two Queens: $119 per room per night

Make sure to book by Tuesday, January 8, 2013 to guarantee your spot!


La Quinta Inn & Suites Austin/Cedar Park
10701 Lakeline Mall Dr.
Austin, TX 78717
  • Complimentary hot breakfast and newspaper
  • HDTV/premium cable
  • Microwave and mini-fridge
  • Coffee maker/hair dryer
  • Outdoor pool and hot tub/fitness center
  • Business center/guest laundry
Two Queens: $95 per room per night

Make sure to book by Tuesday, January 8, 2013 to guarantee your spot!
Sponsors

The Biggest Loser RunWalk helps thousands of people complete their fitness goals. Support this cause by sponsoring this unique race series. For more information, please email Sponsorship@BiggestLoserRunWalk.com
Volunteers
Want to be a part of the excitement?

We are always looking for volunteers to join us on the big day!
Aside from having a great time, all volunteers will receive a special Biggest Loser RunWalk t-shirt! Snacks and beverages will be also provided.

Please fill out the Volunteer form to help!
 
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