Flaman Race for Kids 2018
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF WETASKIWIN SOCIETY
Flaman Race for Kids is an exciting competition consisting of fun checkpoint challenges over a 2 km course. It will provide teams the opportunity to compete, win prizes and work as a team while supporting and raising funds for children and youth. All levels of fitness are encouraged to participate.
The event starts at 8:30 am and ends between 10:30 - 11:00 am at the Drill Hall attached to the Wetaskiwin Civic Centre Twin Arenas (4519 - 50 ave).
Lunch and prize presentations will follow at Boston Pizza. Lunch generously provided by Boston Pizza.
A team will consist of 4 people. *New this year* Youth aged 10 and over are eligible to participate in the race however, each team is limited to a maximum of 2 youth per team. At the start of the race, teams will receive clues that guide you to the Checkpoint locations. Teams then tackle a variety of Checkpoint Challenges that are designed to be fun and encourage teamwork. To qualify as a team, you must be registered on the Flaman Race for Kids website and fundraise a minimum of $400 (or $100/participant). Teams fundraising over $1000 will receive a 3-minute head start at the beginning of the race. The first team to cross the finish line in the respective stream will win 1st place.
Streams of Competition and Race Prizes:
Emerald (More “competitive”)
Team Prize Levels
1st - $1600
2nd - $800
3rd - $400
- 11 Checkpoints (1 extra potentially difficult challenge)
- Winning Team Name on Flaman Race for Kids Trophy
Sapphire (Less “competitive” – out for the fun of it!)
Team Prize Levels
1st - $600
- 10 Checkpoints
Any individual (racer, supporter, volunteer or staff) who is registered on the site, regardless if they participate in the race, may raise funds and is eligible for fundraising prizes. Funds entered into the site by Friday June 8, 2018 at noon MST will be eligible to determine the top fundraisers. Any funds raised or entered after Friday June 8, 2018 at noon will not be eligible to determine prize winners.
Most funds raised - Round-trip Flight for 2 guests, to any regularly scheduled WestJet destination
2nd most funds raised - $500 gift card
3rd most funds raised - $250 gift card
Costume Prizes (Best Costume - 4 x $50 gift cards)
Any team that is deemed eligible for the race is eligible for the costume prize. Teams will be judged by the “Costume Judge”. The team deemed to have the best costume will win the prize.
Team Recruitment Challenge ($200 gift card)
A registered team challenges another group of individuals to form a team and register for the event by May 11, 2018. If they register by the deadline, the Team Captain of the challenging team is eligible to be entered in a draw for a prize. The team captain of the challenging team must register their challenge with firstname.lastname@example.org to qualify.