NM FAROLITO "TRAIL OF LIGHTS" 5K AND KIDS K 2017

Saturday 16th December 2017

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute: 9169 Coors Rd. NW, Albuquerque, United States

Running, Walking, Distance running, 5K, 1K


Activities

  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-5K (17 and Under) - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-Kids K (11 and under) - Kids K (11 and Under)

Description

Register for the 14th Annual Farolito "Trail of Lights" 5K and Kids K. This annual holiday favorite is a unique opportunity to celebrate the season. Participate in a 5K Run/Walk on a course lit by farolitos - holiday lights of the Southwest and runs on the road and pathways within the S.I.P.I. and surrounding neighborhood. Clock finish. Awards to top 3- Male and Female. Enjoy the post event goodies. Come join hundreds of participants for this holiday event and a must on your holiday calendar. Santa will be here too!

Event details and schedule

 

FAROLITO 5K 2017

EVENT INFORMATION

 

Event Location:

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

9169 Coors. Rd. NW

Albuquerque, New Mexico  87120

 

Event Schedule:

December 16, 2017

Twilight Kids K: 5:15 P.M.

5K: 5:30 P.M.

 

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS RACE-DAY REGISTRATION; HOWEVER, ALL PRE-REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS MUST PICK UP THEIR EVENT PACKETS AT “PACKET PICK-UP.”
Note: If you are not able to pick up your packet in person at the location and time stated below, you must make arrangements for a representative to pick up your packet. Any out of town participants may pickup their packet on race day at the registration area between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.

 

Packet Pickup:

Friday, December 15, 2017

Fleet Feet Sports

3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

FLEET FEET SPORTS

8204 Menaul Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87110



Event Route: 5K Note: See race link below:

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http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/335479563

 

Start:

Start location for the 5K and Kids K is located near the finish.
All races will start promptly at the designated times listed above. Allow plenty of time to get to the start. If you are driving to the race plan to arrive early and park. Please arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. so that course will be free of vehicles. This race is a Gun Start with a clock finish. There will be no posted times. Overall awards will be presented to the top 3 Males and Females.  

 

Parking:

PLEASE USE DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS/SPACES ONLY. DO NOT PARK ON ANY OF THE INTERIOR ROADS.

Bathroom Facilities:

Bathrooms (port-a-potties) are located just east of finish and next to the start in the east parking lot.

 

Race (Bib) Number Requirements:

Each participant will receive a Race (Bib) number that must be worn on race day. DO NOT alter your race number in any way. Your bib number must be visible and worn on the front outside of all clothing during the entire race so that it may be clearly seen. Bib numbers are non-transferable and MUST be worn by the runner to whom it is assigned.


Race (Bib) Number Requirements:

Each participant will receive a Race (Bib) number that must be worn on race day. DO NOT alter your race number in any way. Your bib number must be visible and worn on the front outside of all clothing during the entire race so that it may be clearly seen. Bib numbers are non-transferable and MUST be worn by the runner to whom it is assigned.

Can I run with an iPod/headphones?
Yes. USATF, the national governing body of the sport, recently amended its ban on headphones, iPods and similar devices. However, athletes competing for prize money are not allowed to use electronic devices such as headphones and ear pieces.

Can I run with my Garmin GPS or my Nike Plus device?
Yes, participants may wear their Garmin GPS watches and/or Nike Plus devices. However, these items do not count as “second timing devices" and will not be recognized by the event as official times or distances.

What is NOT allowed on the course?
The use of video devices, cell phones, computers, cameras or any similar devices by participants in the event is prohibited. The use of wheeled devices by participants or any other person authorized to be on the course shall be strictly limited to: (a) authorized and registered competitive wheelchair participants; and (b) authorized course marshals on bicycles. Skateboards, rollerblades, unauthorized bicycles or any other wheeled device will not be permitted.

Note: Strollers and baby joggers are permitted. Strollers and baby joggers must start at the back of the pack and your child must be secured in the stroller at all times. Moreover, strollers and joggers must be well lit in order to prevent a tripping hazard or accident for other participants.

Do you have a Lost & Found in case I lose something at the Event or on the racecourse?
Yes. We will have a Lost & Found for items that were lost and found on race day. If you are missing a personal item, please call: 505.217.4774.

I am injured and/or cannot run the event (family commitment, work obligation, etc.). Can I get a refund, donate my entry or transfer my entry to someone else?
No. Sale and/or transfer of race entry/bib are strictly prohibited and will result in the disqualification and/or banning of any individuals involved from future events. All entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be deferred toward a future event.

If I provide medical documentation of my injury or pregnancy, will you give me a refund?
No. Please refer to our official event rules and guidelines.

Can I defer my entry to the next year if I am unable to run this year?
No, participants cannot defer their entries to the next year in the event that they are unable to run.

Can a friend pick up my packet for me if I cannot attend Packet Pickup?
Yes. Your friend can pick up your packet for you. 

Inclement Weather Policy:

Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event paying special attention to the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds and extreme temperatures. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these predictions on the RunFit website: www.irunfit.org  so that participants can properly prepare for severe weather during the race as well as possible course alterations. Severe weather updates will also be sent to participants via email as necessary.

The Race Director will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: altering the start time for the race or in extreme situations, cancellation of the event. Please listen closely to all public address announcements at the starting line of the race. Visible lightning will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 15 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 15 minute increments. If extreme heat is predicted, extra water will be provided to the athletes, prior to, during and after the event. The medical team will be alerted that athletes may require additional medical attention during and after the event due to the high temperatures.

 

Race (Bib) Number Requirements:

Each participant will receive a Race (Bib) number that must be worn on race day. DO NOT alter your race number in any way. Your bib number MUST be visible and worn on the front outside of all clothing during the entire race so that it may be clearly seen. Bib numbers are non-transferable and MUST be worn by the runner to whom it is assigned. Non-registered runners are not permitted on course.  

 

 

Medical Support:

Medical staff members will be ready to assist you at any time. Radio communications personnel will be positioned at every aid station along the course.
The event officials have the right to withdraw any runner from the race that appears in distress or at risk. If you have a health or medical problem at the Finish Line, you will be directed to the Medical Area. Please cooperate if you are asked to go for a checkup. Only runners requiring medical assistance will be permitted in the Medical Area. If you feel that you need help at any point, please ask for it!

If you are unable to finish the race for any reason, please notify a race official of your bib number so that medical personnel are aware.

 

Event Route/Link: (Copy and paste in browser):

 

http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/335479563/

Post Race:

Post Race refreshments will be held immediately after you finish. Enjoy posole, hot chocolate and more.

 

Event Sponsors:

Fleet Feet Sports, New Mexico Sports and Wellness and House of Bread, Por Vida Therapeutics and Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery of New Mexico

 

Race Questions and Information:

RunFit

Event Director: Stephen Pino

Phone: (505) 217-4774

Email: stephenpino@hotmail.com

Website: www.irunfit.org

 

Organised by

RunFit

12104 Palm Springs Ave. NE, Albuquerque

Phone: 505-217-4774

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