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SUNFLOWER WOMEN'S RUN: 10K AND 5K 2020

Starts Sunday August 30th, 2020

Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM

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Description

Come celebrate National Ice Cream Day at the 16th Annual Chunky Monkey Run. The Chunky Monkey Run is a RunFit production and the second intallment of a summer favorite -- the Cherry Garcia Run. Runners and walkers will enjoy the flat and fast course as well as ice cream and more at the finish.   All registered participants will receive a quality t-shirt. A portion of the event proceeds benefits RunFit - After School Running Program for kids throughout Albuquerque and New Mexico.

Event details and schedule

SUNFLOWER WOMEN'S RUN

EVENT INFORMATION

 

WOMEN ONLY EVENT

 

Event Location (FINISH):

Casa Rondena Winery

733 Chavez Rd. NW

Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107

IMPORTANT: NO PARKING AT CASA DE RONDENA WINERY: See “PARKING” INFORMATION BELOW.

 

Event Schedule:

Sunday: August 30, 2020

10K: 8:00 a.m.

5K: 8:15 a.m.

 

Event Start:

 

Taft Middle School

620 Schulte Rd. NW

Albuquerque, NM 87107

NOTE: NO PARKING AT CASA DE RONDENA WINERY OR STREETS NEAR WINERY.

 

Runner Packet Pick-up and Late Registration:

Friday, August 28, 2020

Time: 3:00 TO 6:00 P.M.

Casa de Rondena Winery

733 Chavez Rd. NW

Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87107

 

 

THERE IS RACE-DAY REGISTRATION; HOWEVER, ALL PRE-REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS MUST PICKUP THEIR EVENT PACKETS AT “PACKET PICK-UP.”
If you are not able to pick up your packets in person, you must decide for a representative to pick up your packet. Any out of town participants may pick-up their packet on race morning at the registration area near finish.

Start:

The Sunflower Run will start at Taft Middle School. Please see “PARKING INFORMATION” below as to where to park. There is no parking at Casa de Rondena Winery or roads near Winery so please plan to park at the locations described below. NOTE: ALL PARTICIPANTS WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE ENTERED IN THE RESULTS AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR AWARDS MUST WEAR A TIMING CHIP/BIB.

Note: All races will start promptly at the designated times listed above. Allow plenty of time to get to the Start in order to seed yourself according to your projected pace time. If you are driving to the race plan to arrive early. See parking information below.
The 10K and 5K Run/Walk uses a Gun Start with a Timing Chip finish. The "official time" will start when the gun/horn goes off.

Parking:

Taft Middle School

620 Schulte Rd. NW

Albuquerque, NM 87107

NOTE: NO PARKING AT CASA DE RONDENA WINERY OR STREETS NEAR WINERY.

PLEASE USE DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS ONLY. DO NOT PARK ON ROADS OR ON COURSE.

 

 

Bathroom Facilities:

Port-a-potties are located near start/finish. Please allow plenty of time prior to the race start times to use the restroom.

 

 

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.

 

Medical Support:

Medical staff members will be ready to assist you at any time. Radio communications personnel will be positioned at every aid/water 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, please notify event officials or volunteers. Please cooperate if you are asked to go for a checkup. 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 the medical personnel are aware.

Can I run with 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 earpieces.

Can I run with my Garmin GPS or my Nike Plus device?
Yes, participants may wear their GPS watches. 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 course marshals on bicycles. Baby joggers, baby strollers, skateboards, rollerblades, unauthorized bicycles or any other wheeled device will not be permitted.

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 if 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 decide 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.

 

Finish Information:
The overall and division award winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on race day.

 

 

RACE AWARDS:

Awards will be given for the following race winners*:

 

Overall - 1st-3rd places

 

Masters (for women 40 and older) - 1st-3rd places

 

Age group awards - 1st-3rd places

 

*One award per participant.

 

10K:
Age group prizes will be given to the top three finishers in the following categories: 19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80+. Award times will be determined by gun time.

 

5K:
Age group prizes will be given to the top three finishers in the following categories: 9 and under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80+. Award times will be determined by gun time.


Post-Race:

Featuring live music, free samples, fun activities, raffles and more!

 

Review the Course and Support:

Decide where your family and friends can cheer you on when you most need the support.
There are fluid replacement stations: Water & Gatorade (4-Mile and 10K).

 

COURSE:

Note: Cut and Paste Link in Browser

5K: 

https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/2785076125/

 

10K:

https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/2785111945/

 

Results: All results will be posted immediately at: www.irunfit.org


Volunteer Information:

Volunteers are still needed to help! Please contact RunFit at (505) 217-4774 to volunteer for race day or email: [email protected]

Thank-a-volunteer campaign!

The Sunflower Run is fortunate to have some of the friendliest and hardest-working volunteers around. Volunteers help us on race morning to ensure you feel welcomed, are fully informed and have a safe, successful and positive running experience, and more! When you have a chance, give a hearty, fun-loving thanks!

 

Sponsors:

We would like to thank the following sponsors for their support: Casa de Rondena Winery, Fleet Feet Sports, Cycle Bar, and more.

 

Race Questions and Information:
RunFit
12104 Palm Springs Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(505) 217-4774
Email: [email protected]   RunFit Website: www.irunfit.org

 

Race Distances

Price Register
Walking-5K - 17 and Under $25.00 until Btn active register yellow
Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open $45.00 until Btn active register yellow
Running-10K - Individual Age group/open $45.00 until Btn active register yellow
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open $45.00 until Btn active register yellow
Running-5K - 17 and Under $25.00 until Btn active register yellow

Places to Stay

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Start Location

733 Chavez Rd. NW, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM

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