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Giddy Up and Go 5k

Giddy Up and Go

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Saturday, October 4, 2014

Our 2014 Sponsors

 
         
         
     
     

 

 

For Runners:

Brought to you by:
 
Special Thanks to the individuals , businesses, and organizations for their resources.  

Early Registration: You can preregister by Labor Day for the Early Bird price of $15. Online registrations run through September 27.


Packet Pick-up:
 
Race Morning: Registration/check in will begin on Saturday morning at 7:00 am
 
Race Packet: Every pre-registered participant will receive an official 2014 GiddyUp and Go Tshirt. We are hoping for a little more schwag to add!
 
Post Party: At the conclusion of the race there will be Gatorade, water, and fruit provided to the runners.
 
Awards: Like last year, finishers will be based in groups.

The 2014 running of Giddyup and Go will be on October 4 at 8 AM.


Registration Type Sales End Price Credit Card
Super Early Bird September 1 $15.00 Closed
5K Run Pre-Registration September 30 $25.00 [click here]
Fun Run/Walk (one mile course) September 27 $20.00 [click here]
5K Registration on the Day of October 4 $30.00  
To get a hard copy and then fax it in, please [click here]

The Routes:
One-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Giddy Up and Go 1 MileDirections / Notes (Click on thumb nail to view race route)
0 mi Head east on Bobcat Ln toward Waldron Ferry Rd
0.15 mi Turn right onto Waldron Ferry Rd
0.15 mi Head north on Waldron Ferry Rd toward Bobcat Ln Destination will be on the left
0.38 mi Head north on Waldron Ferry Rd toward Moore Ln
0.39 mi Continue onto Cypress St Destination will be on the right
0.59 mi Head north on Cypress St toward Galilee Rd
0.61 mi Turn left onto Galilee Rd
0.64 mi Turn left onto Laurel Ln Destination will be on the right
0.66 mi Head south on Laurel Ln toward Waldron Ferry Rd
0.83 mi Turn left onto Waldron Ferry Rd
0.88 mi Head south on Waldron Ferry Rd toward Cypress St
1.12 mi Turn right onto Bobcat Ln
1.27 mi Destination



The 5k Gallop

Directions
0 mi  Head east on Bobcat Ln toward Waldron Ferry Rd
0.15 mi  Turn left onto Waldron Ferry Rd
0.39 mi   Continue onto Cypress St Destination will be on the left
0.6 mi   Head north on Cypress St toward Galilee Rd
0.6 mi  Turn right onto Galilee Rd
0.96 mi Head west on Galilee Rd toward Mallard Ln
0.96 mi  Turn right onto Mallard Ln Destination will be on the left
1.08 mi Head west on Labrador Ln toward Teal Ln
1.2 mi Head northwest on Labrador Ln toward Teal Ln
1.61 mi Head west on Labrador Ln toward Cypress St
1.91 mi Turn left onto Cypress St Destination will be on the right
1.91 mi Head south on Cypress St toward W Walnut St
2.37 mi Turn right onto Casca St
2.37 mi Head west on Casca St toward Emmie Ln
2.46 mi Turn left onto Emmie Ln
2.52 mi Head north on Emmie Ln toward Casca St
2.58 mi Head south on Emmie Ln toward Galilee Rd
2.64 mi Turn right onto Galilee Rd
2.67 mi Head south on Coleman St toward Waldron Ferry Rd
2.85 mi Head east on Waldron Ferry Rd toward Laurel Ln
2.96 mi Head south on Waldron Ferry Rd toward Cypress St
3.10 mi Destination


Sponsors:

The money raised for this event will stay in Hallsville for our Hallsville Club. We would like to believe that while you are helping the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Pines, you are also receiving a great advertising value!

 

$2500   Title Sponsor

This Title Sponsor includes: Business logo on race t-shirt, race banner, posters and signs, Boys & Girls Club website as well as mile marker and directional signs.  The event will be referred to as "YOUR BUSINESS NAME" presents the Giddy Up and Go... This business will also have an exclusive Sunday ad in the Marshall News Messenger thanking them for being a hero to children. This level sponsorship also comes with 8 race entries. There will be a maximum of one title sponsors.

 

$1500     Cow Poke

This Cow Poke sponsorship includes: Business logo on race t-shirt, race banner, posters and signs, Boys & Girls Club website as well as mile marker and directional signs.  .This level sponsorship also comes with 5 race entries. Logos listed at 75% of title sponsor.

 

$500     Sheriff

This Sheriff sponsorship includes: Business logo on race t-shirt, race banner, posters and signs, Boys & Girls Club website as well as mile marker and directional signs.  This level sponsorship also comes with 2 race entries. Logos listed at 50% of title sponsor.

 

$250     Wrangler

This Wrangler sponsorship includes:  Business name on race t-shirt, poster, race banner and race website along with 1 race entry.

 

$100     Cowboy

This Cowboy sponsorship will include your business name on the race day t-shirt and race website.

 Other Donation Opportunities

  • Race Day Water

  • Race Day Oranges and Bananas

  • Watering Hole water and cups

  • Runner and Top Finisher Prizes

 

FAQs:

Event Day & Location
What time should I arrive?
You will need to arrive 60-90 minutes prior to your registered wave time. First wave is at 8am and they start every 15 minutes.

What should I bring?
A valid ID 
Your self! You must be present at the event to pick up your registration packet

Are pets allowed?
Although Fido may want to join the fun, animals (with the exception of service dogs) are not allowed, so please leave all pets at home for the run.


Will there be a photographer?
We will have photographers on site taking pictures that day, so be sure to secure your bib on the front of your shirt so we can identify you in your pictures. Photos will be available online on Thursday or Friday after your event date.


Are spectators allowed and is there a charge?
There is no charge for spectators (does not apply to parking fees). They will be able to see the start and finish areas plus several, but not the whole course.


I left something behind, is there a lost and found?
We do have a lost and found at each of our events so if you misplaced something you can check at the event to see if it was turned in. After the run, if there are any unclaimed items, we will hold on to them. Please contact hallsville@begreateasttexas.com if you misplaced something at our event.


Registration
What do I get with my registration fee?
In addition to helping our kids in Hallsville, your registration fee entitles you to a Giddy Up and Go multi-color t-shirt, some snacks, really cool prizes, and other stuff like music and entertainment.
 
How much is the registration fee?
Registration fees vary and increase as the run date approaches. Please see [click here] for the current registration rates.

 

When is the latest I can register?
Registration will be open online until noon the Thursday before your event and available on-site the day of the event, but remember to sign up before the price increases!


I can no longer participate, can I get a refund?
We have a strict no refund policy and refunds will not be issued under any circumstances. If you are simply unable to make it, you may opt to transfer your registration to a friend. Then again, it is for charity.


I am not in the best of shape, can I still participate?
Absolutely. The Giddy Up and Go 5k is non-competitive and will not be timed (though there will be a timer), so there is no need to hustle to get through the course. We do recommend some light cardio a couple times per week paired with some upper body strengthening to help you get up and over the obstacles. However, you’ll have the option to bypass any obstacle you’re not comfortable tackling.


What is the minimum age to participate?
Anyone is welcomed to run. Anyone under the age of 14 will need to have a parent or guardian accompany them to packet pick-up the day of the event. The parent or guardian must sign the waiver at packet pick-up and online during the registration process for any minor.

 

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