Oak Park Challenge

Sun November 1, 2020 Huntsville, AL 35811 US Directions
Events

Oak Park Challenge 2020

$40 8:00AM CST - 3:00PM CST
80 spots left. Price increases after October 1, 2020 at 11:59pm CDT

Virtual Oak Park Challenge

$40
95 spots left. Price increases after October 1, 2020 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.fleetfeethuntsville.com.

Place
703 Oakpark Ave
Huntsville, AL US 35811
Description

Please note we are in extraordinary times and things are always subject to change.  If we have to make this event virtual we will encourage all participants to run the actual course to obtain a finish time. This will be published no later than September 15th.

Effective July 8th we are adding a virtual for those that prefer the virtual event regardless if there is a live event.

New rules and instructions which will be updated again prior to the race.

We are limiting to 150 runners.

Social Distancing Strictly Enforced.

Staggered start based on seed time or last years time.

Slight course modification to prevent overlapping runners.

New post race breakfast scheduled at this time.  

Further instructions published prior to the race.

Join us an explore some amazing trails on Monte Sano Mountain.  We will start at the base of Monte Sano Mountain at the Oak Park Recreation Center and climb over 3 miles up to the top of Monte Sano and then return!

Every runner will get a very cool Oak Park Challenge Hoodie.  Finishers will receive a very special award designed by a local artist.  

We have a new training program specifically for the Oak Park Challenge Race. http://www.fleetfeethuntsville.com/fleet-feet-running-club-huntsville/rock-runners-opc

Check out the course on strava!  

https://www.strava.com/routes/19844211

In consideration of you accepting this entry, I, the participant, intending to be legally bound do hereby waive and forever release any and all right and claims for damages or injuries that I may have against the Event Director, RunSignUp.com, and all of their agents assisting with the event, sponsors and their representatives, volunteers and employees for any and all injuries to me or my personal property. This release includes all injuries and/or damages suffered by me before, during or after the event. I recognize, intend and understand that this release is binding on my heirs, executors, administrators, or assignees.

I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able to do so and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, traffic, and course conditions, and waive any and all claims which I might have based on any of those and other risks typical found in running a road race. I acknowledge all such risks are known and understood by me. I agree to abide by all decisions of any race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I certify as a material condition to my being permitted to enter this race that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for the completion of this event and that a licensed Medical Doctor has verified my physical condition.

In the event of an illness, injury or medical emergency arising during the event I hereby authorize and give my consent to the Event Director to secure from any accredited hospital, clinic and/ or physician any treatment deemed necessary for my immediate care. I agree that I will be fully responsible for payment of any and all medical services and treatment rendered to me including but not limited to medical transport, medications, treatment and hospitalization.

By submitting this entry, I acknowledge (or a parent or adult guardian for all children under 18 years) having read and agreed to the above release and waiver.

Further, I grant permission to all the foregoing to use my name, voice and images of myself in any photographs, motion pictures, results, publications or any other print, videographic or electronic recording of this event for legitimate purposes.

March 18 reopen statement:

****I understand this is a non-refundable event and all race expenses have already been paid.  We are in an unprecedented situation with COVID-19 in our area and things that are beyond our control.

Given the current situation with COVID-19 that status of large gatherings and events is unclear.  At this point , we still plan to have this event in November.  However, if the current situation does not improve the race could be canceled all together.  Obviously, the current situation is dynamic and things could change at any time.  We will notify any registered participants as soon as possible via email.  We will consider all our options if we are put in this position:

Postponing the event
Converting the event to a virtual event
Deferring to next year
Canceling all together
Please understand if you can not make the event for any reason our agreement clearly states that this is non-refundable.  Thank you for understanding!

 

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