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New Date: TBA
This race has been postponed and a new date will be posted shortly. Refunds will be offered to all pre-registered.
Additional race information can be found at http://hottshotrunningchallenge.com.
What is Hott Shot Running? “It’s a running race… The total distance is slightly longer then the last 5k you ran. It is 4 short races, 4 starts, 4 finishes and 1 final score. Your times are translated to points. Awards are given for individual performances or as part of a team. The individual competitor can take home an award as 1 of the top 3 overall finishers (men/women) or as 1 of the top 3 finishers in their age (men/women) bracket. The group challenges include the Team Challenge, Relay Challenge and Predictive Challenge. In the Team Challenge we calculate the top scores from your group and use that to determine the Team Challenge Winner. The Relay Challenge uses the top runs from your group to determine the Relay Challenge winner. The Predictive Challenge uses all your team times, adds them together and compares your actual times against a predicted time supplied by your team leader. And it is all followed by a runner’s festival party.”
DECATHLON STYLE SCORING, 400M, 800M, 1500M, 3000M RACES WITHIN THE RACE
When you compete in one of our signature races, you are running 4 individual trials/races. 4 starts, 4 finishes and 1 final score. You will be competing in a 400m (1/4 mile), 800m (1/2 mile), 1500m (1 mile) and a 3000m (2 mile) race. The total miles covered is 5700 meters or 3.54 miles. Slightly longer then the last 5k you ran. Each race is scored using a patent pending scoring system similar to the way a modern-day decathlon is scored. Instead of competing on just time, you are competing against a point system.
For example, you (a female) just finished the 400 meter race, your time was 1 min 40 sec. The 1 min 40 sec is graded as a score of 1,433 points Click here to see points calculator. Your competitor in your same age group may have run 1 min 45.05 sec and scored 1,408 points. Congrats! you are on top, albeit just for the moment. Your competitor may be better suited to run the longer distances and isn’t out of the race because you have a slight lead. YOU HAVE 3 MORE TRIALS TO COMPLETE!!!
The Individual Competitor:
As a sole competitor, you have the opportunity to compete in the overall and the age group competitions. We give out awards for the 26 age group winners as well as the overall winners. The group challenges include, the Team Challenge, the Relay Challenge and the Predictive Challenge.
The Team Challenge:
This challenge can include any number of runners. Only the top 4 runners on the team will be used to determine the total team score. Registering your group for the Team Challenge automatically enters the group into the Relay Challenge.
The Relay Challenge:
The relay challenge can include any number of runners. Only the top 4 runs, NOT RUNNERS (400M, 800M, 1500M, 3000M) will be used to determine the total team score. The team points total must come from 4 different runners. Registering your group for the Relay Challenge automatically enters the group into the Team Challenge.
Predictive Time Challenge:
As the group captain, did you remember to enter your predicted group time for the Predictive Time Challenge. The predicted group time will be compared against your actual group time. The winner of this challenge will be the group that comes closest to their actual team time without going over that predicted time. ALL team members times are counted in this challenge. Only those teams that finish under their predicted time are considered for this group challenge. For example, your group ran a combined total time of 2:30:10.50. If you had guessed your groups combined time would be 2:20:15.00, then you would have been over the predicted value and eliminated from a podium appearance.
DECATHLON STYLE SCORING SYSTEM ON STEROIDS
Scoring System & Formulas
In the decathlon, an athlete receives a score for each event, with the cumulative score from all 10 disciplines determining the final standings. Kevin Mayer holds the world record with a total score of 9,126 points. Scoring is independent of other athletes. It’s not based on final position in each discipline, but rather an individual’s final time, height or distance.
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The Hott Shot Running Challenge caters to everyone from first time runners to seasoned athletes, with the understanding this run is about having fun. After the run, awards will be handed out and the fun continues with an unforgettable runner’s festival. We aim to make it the best after party with after run fun activities including the Hott Basket Shootout, The Hott Shot Disc Golf Putting Challenge, The Cornhole Airmail Challenge and much, much more. The food trucks will be on stand by and the music will continue as we meet and great new runners and make some new friends. We encourage you and your teams to bring a cooler for the after race party.
Who We Are? We are Gottado, LLC. http://gottado.biz. Our focus is to provide fun, innovative family fun activities on the court, the road or the trail. We value our sponsors input and community outreach. We encourage our sponsors to share their experiences and new sponsors to share their company values so we can see how we fit into their company goals. Our event is hosted solely with the intention of providing a quality event for the community, the competitors, and introducing others to this exceptionally fun Corporate Team Challenge Event. Become a "Gottado" Insider, Subscribe and NEVER be left in the dust! Click Here - Gottado Insider.
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