• Test your ability in the Tacky10k!

  • Family and friends - you'll love this event!

  • Give it your best in the Festive 5k

  • Run if you want...or walk in the Shih tZu 2k Walk

  • The perfect way to kick off the Holiday Season

  • Perfect for that corporate holiday party!

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Grande Prairie

 

WELCOME TO THE FIRST ANNUAL GRANDE PRAIRIE GREAT SWEATER RUN!

SATURDAY DECEMBER 2 , 2017

MUSKOSEEPI PARK, GRANDE PRAIRIE

REGISTRATION FEES

 

EVENT  Until
Nov 11
Until
Dec 1
 
 Tacky 10k $40  $50

 

Sign Up

 

 Festive 5k $40  $50
 Shih tZu 2k Walk $20  $25

  *Online registration closes at 10am December 1.
* Register as a team of 6 or more and get $5.00 off per entry!

** The First 100 entrants are guaranteed an awesome Great Sweater Run Toque! 

Sign Up 


COURSE DESCRIPTION & MAP

The Festive 5km

From the start area at Muskoseepi Park, athletes will head (details tba)

The Tacky 10km

The Tacky10k athletes will complete 2 laps of the Festive5k course.

The Shih tZu 2km

The 2km event will take dog and owner through the trail system in the same direction at the 5k.
Please remember that all City of Grande Prairie Pet Bylaws apply. Enjoy the scenery and bathe in the glow of all those festive holiday sweaters!



EVENT ITINERARY

Race Package Pickup

The distribution of race numbers,custom toques, and sponsor goodies will be available:

Friday, December 1 from 6-8pm (location TBD)

Race day pickup will occur onsite (Muskoseepi Park) from 12:45pm-1:45pm.


Race Day - Saturday, December 2

12:45pm - 1:45am Late package pickup (Onsite)

1:45pm Pre-race briefing

2:00pm 10km Start

2:15pm 5km Start

2:30pm 2km Start

3:00pm Draw Prizes

** ALL times subject to change. Times will be confirmed at package pickup



HOW TO LOCATE THE EVENT SITE

MUSKOSEEPI PARK

The event starts and finishes at Muskoseepi Park.

Access is off of xxx Road. Simple landmark (if you’re not familiar with the area) – 

Parking is available near the park. Please arrive early as parking is 'first come-first serve'. 



RACEDAY REGISTRATION

Registration will take place at the race site @ Muskoseepi Park.  If you have already received your race kit, you do not need to check-in.

This is also the site of the finish line.


BAGGAGE CHECK

A baggage tent will be available next to the registration tent. Volunteers will place labels with your race # on them. To retrieve your bag after the event, please ensure you have your bib #.   $2.00 per bag or food donations – funds donated to our charity!



WASHROOMS

Every runner’ biggest concern! The washrooms are heated!

The 10km start is at 2pm. The 5km start is 15 minutes later. The 2k starts at 2:3pm.



WATER STATIONS

The course will have refreshments at the 2.5km point and finishline!



THE FINISH LINE

Just past the finish, you will find muffins, hot chocolate & more!

Our medical services will also be available here.



RACE ETIQUETTE & INFORMATION

Start – Please seed yourself according to your own pace. Fast runners to the front of each race start. Please heed the ‘rules of the road’ (eg. Stay to the right) unless otherwise stated.

IPods/MP3 players are allowed – BUT you have to be able to hear our volunteers, keep that volume down!

Course - Please follow the instructions of all course marshals. These volunteers are out there to help protect you! The course is open to pedestrian and vehicle traffic (at certain locations).

Please be aware at all times.

Dogs – all pet by-laws are in effect.


CHARITY AND FUNDRAISING 


The Grande Prairie Great Sweater Run is proud to partner with
the Salvation Army of Grande Prairie.

GPSalvationArmy Horiz

 

Please support the foodbank and bring some much needed items to package pickup or on race day:

  • Kraft dinner
  • Peanut butter & jam
  • Crackers
  • Canned meat
  • Canned fruit
  • Pasta
  • Ichiban noodles
  • Beans
  • Chunky soup
  • Juice boxes
  • Kids snacks

 

SALVATIONARMY FOOD


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