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Richland RunFest 2022

Starts Saturday February 12th, 2022

Richland, WA

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Description

RICHLAND RUNFEST 2022 is presented by 3 Rivers Road Runners (3RRR) and the title sponsor is Tri-Cities Community Health


DISTANCES:



  • Half Marathon, 10K and 5K (both in person and virtual options)

  • There will be a medal for each race (and they will fit together to make one big medal if you do all 3-BUT this will look normal and stand alone if you only do one race, unlike last year)

  • You can register for one in person option and then the other distances virtually or all 3 races virtually to obtain all three medals that will fit together to make one big cool medal.

  • Did I mention--Do all 3 races and you get 3 medals that go together to get one big medal--you have 2 weeks to complete the virtual options prior to the in person race date.



DATES:



  • In Person Race (COVID precautions that are required at that time will be in place): Saturday,  February 26, 2022 

  • Virtual Race Window:  Saturday February 12, 2022 to Friday February 25, 2022 at 11:59 pm.

  • ***Please be flexible in this COVID time: depending on state regulations the in person races may end up virtual, we will do everything to have an in person race that is safe, but only if it is safe and allowed.


TIMES:



  • The in person races will start at 8:30 am (wave starts will be 5 min windows from 8:30am to 9:15am).

  • Half Marathon Waves will start at 8:30am, 8:35am and 8:40am.

  • 10K Waves will start at 8:50am and 8:55am.

  • 5K Waves will start at 9:05 and 9:10am.

  • The race course closes at 12:30 PM.

  • There will be no early start, if you need the entire 4 hours please contact the race director and you will be placed in one of the first waves.



WHERE:  



  • Richland, WA

  • Start and Finish will be at Columbia Point Marina Park 

  • Use the address of 660 Columbia Point Drive, Richland WA 99354 for GPS directions. 



FACEBOOK



  • Please like us on Facebook for updates and inspiration: www.facebook.com/richlandrunfest.

  • This year we have a running group and training plan for both the half marathon and then 10K.  See Facebook for details or see below in the running group and training plan section.


REGISTRATION:



  • Online registration ends on FOR VIRTUAL RACES on Wednesday, February 9, at 8 PM, FOR THE IN PERSON RACES on Wednesday, February 23 at 8PM.

  • The cut off for shirts will be SUNDAY FEBRUARY 6 at 5 PM. Any registration after that date/time will NOT receive a race shirt with their registration- so PLEASE get registered early.  Shirts will be a light weight hoodie pullover.

  • The in person races will have a maximum of 250 runners in the half marathon, 175 in the 10k, and 175 in the 5k. 

  • There will likely be NO race day registration-so make sure you sign up early.

  • THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR DEFERRALS.    


FEES FOR THE RACE:



  • The Half Marathon entry fee is $55 until 10/31/2021,  $65 from 11/1/2022 to 1/31/2022, $70 from 2/1/2022 to 2/23/2022.  The entry fee for the half marathon includes a surprise gift, shirt (until the shirt deadline), medal and racejoy app use.

  • The 10K entry fee is $20 until 10/31/2021,  $25 from 11/1/2022 to 1/31/2022, $30 from 2/1/2022 to 2/23/2022.  The entry fee for the 10K includes a medal and racejoy app use.

  • The 5K  entry fee is $15 until 10/31/20121, $20 from 11/1/2022 to 1/31/2022, $25 from 2/1/2022 to 2/23/2022.  The entry fee for the 5K includes a medal and racejoy app use.

  • The 10K and 5K can purchase the shirt option separately for $30 extra (until the shirt cutoff date of Sunday February 6 at 5pm).

  • Virtual Races will cost the same as the in person race and your packet will be mailed out to you 1-2 weeks after the close of the virtual window OR you can get a $10 discount if you commit to picking up your packet at packet pickup or race day.

  • There will be a $20 discount if you (same person) register for multiple races (example:  the in person half marathon and the 10K and 5K virtual).

  • For every participant that signs up (in person race or virtual) we will be donating $5 to a charity:  Rescue Freedom.  For more information please check out this website:  www.rescuefreedom.org

  • If you are a current 3RRR club member, your entry fee is $3 less for the half and $2 less for the 10K and 5K.  Please select that option for the discount when registering. 

  • SIGN UP EARLY TO SAVE!!  


  • There are NO refunds or deferrals.


RACEJOY APP



  • Everyone who signs up (in person or virtual) will have access to the RaceJoy app.  More details closer to race day

  • RaceJoy app will allow you to have turn by turn instructions on the course in real time and allow your family and friends to follow you virtually while you are on the course and even record messages for you to get at different mile markers!


PACKET PICKUP:



  • Packet Pickup will be at Columbia Point (660 Columbia Point, Richland) on Friday February 26, 2021 from 4-6 pm. More details as we get closer.

  • For the virtual races, if you applied the discount then you MUST pick up your goodies at Packet Pickup as above or on Race Day after you finish your in person race (if you did multiple races).  If you did not apply the discount your packet will be mailed to you 1-2 weeks after completion of the race window.


THE IN PERSON RACE SET UP



  • Timing will be by chip.  There will be mats for timing at the start and finish.

  • Every Finisher will receive a finisher medal--they will be different than last year and all 3 race medals will fit together in a unique way, so you can do all three distances and it will be cool!  It will not look unfinished like last year if you choose to only run one race.

  • There will be at least one aid station on the course that you will pass by 2 times (possible another one).

  • The course will be a little different than last year so checkout the course maps below.

  • There will be a wave start from 8:30 am through 9:15am, with half marathon going first, 10K next and 5K last.  You pick your 5 minute window on registration and you can start anytime in that window.  

  • We will be following any rules and regulations set by the health department or state of Washington in order to have an in person race.


RACE DAY PHOTOS



  • In the past Chris Ruby has donated his services to capture your race day in photos!  We will see if he is available to do this again this year

  • They will be available after the race at no charge to participants

  • Thank you Chris!

  • LINK TO THE PHOTO GALLERY from LAST year--Click HERE


RUNNING GROUP AND TRAINING PLAN



  • Larry is once again leading the running group and training plan for those that are interested.

  • The training plan is geared toward first time half marathon runners, but all levels are welcome at the Saturday morning runs.

  • The running group will be meeting on Saturday mornings at 6:45am (running by 7am) at the Roasters on George Washington Way in Richland.  We ask that you park down in Howard Amon parking to not overwhelm Roasters parking lot.  All levels are welcome, we will be running the distance that is listed on the training plan.  Experienced runners are encouraged to attend to help mentor those who are new to our beloved sport.

  • Everyone attending is required to wear a mask and physically distance 6 feet at the 6:45am briefing. 

  • The Saturday runs will be posted on the Facebook page.

  • The training plan is posted on the Facebook page as well. The Weekly column is just the total milage you will run if you do the 4 scheduled runs during the week.

  • Remember that everyone is responsible for their own health and that they have checked with their doctor prior to participating.

  • If you are not a part of Facebook please just show up to a Saturday morning run and we will get you all the details you need (or contact me-the race director).


AWARDS



  • OVERALL top three female finishers for each distance.

  • OVERALL top three male finishers for each distance.

  • Age Group Awards: There are no age group awards, instead every finisher gets a medal and there will be a surprise give away as well!


FINISH LINE



  • We will be following all health department and WA guidelines to have a safe in person race.

  • There will be bottled water and lots of prepackaged foods for all finishers depending on your race.


RACE RESULTS:


  • All race results will be posted on line shortly after the race at www.nsplit.com

VOLUNTEERING:



  • PLEASE consider having your friends or family members volunteer for the race.  The Volunteers make your race experience that much better.

  • If you know of anyone interested in volunteering, please have them contact Amanda Lang at [email protected]om.


OUR CHARITY



  • Their mission statement:  We exist to empower the rescue and restoration of those in sexual slavery and to prevent exploitation.  www.rescuefreedom.org

  • For every race entry we will be donating $5 (so if we sell out all the races that is $2750)

  • You can give additional donations, click on the donate at the top of the page.

  • Depending on how many sponsors we can get for the race we will also be donating additional monies.  If you know an organization that would like to sponsor please contact the race director (see below for information).


Any other questions, please email the race director, Amanda Lang, at [email protected]  Please remember the race director is a volunteer and works a full time job that does not allow checking of phone, email or Facebook while at work.  Please be patient, I promise to get back to you, it just may take a day (or two in a really busy week).


 

Race Distances

Price Register
Virtual 5K $20.00 until Register »
Virtual 10K $25.00 until Register »
Virtual 1/2 Marathon $65.00 until Register »
5K $20.00 until Register »
10K $25.00 until Register »
1/2 Marathon $65.00 until Register »
Virtual 5K Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual 10K Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual 1/2 Marathon Click to Find Out Register »
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1/2 Marathon Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

660 Columbia Point Drive, Richland, WA

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