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Always Wear Your Seatbelt Foundation
2021 LACE-UP TO BUCKLE-UP 5K Run/Walk for Laura & Eddie has gone Virtual for 2021!
Saturday, APRIL 10, 2021
The Always Wear Your Seatbelt Foundation invites you to join us in raising seatbelt safety awareness at our upcoming 2021 “Lace-Up to Buckle-Up” VIRTUAL5K Walk/Run. This is our annual fundraiser and 100% of the net proceeds will go towards our mission. Our mission is to save lives through raising awareness and educating teens to Always Wear Your Seatbelt, if not for yourself, for Laura & Eddie. Our foundation was founded in memory of Laura Grant and Eddie Culberhouse, who lost their lives in a tragic car accident on February 6, 2011. For more information about our story, please visit our website at www.alwayswearyourseatbelt.org
Adult Entry Fee:
Thru April 9th - $35.00
Youth Entry Fee (under 19):
Thru April 9th - $20.00
*Entry fees for Adults and Youth will include a unisex super soft blend race t-shirt, a bib number, a finisher medal and your race packet shipping!
Online Registration Closes on Saturday, April 10th 11:59pm.
THE FIRST 600 REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A FINISHER MEDAL!
RACE PACKET MAILING INFORMATION AND DEADLINES FOR EVENT
To guarantee that you will have all your race items by race day (t-shirt, bib and medal), you must register by April 1, 2021! If you register for the race after this date, we will be shipping packets out daily but we are not guaranteeing your race items will be in hand by race day. Individuals that register on April 9th - your race packets will be mailed out beginning on Monday, April 12th, 2021.
Race t-shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered participants that register by Saturday, March 27th, 2021. Shirts sizes are not guaranteed after that date.
TIMING & SCORING USING THE RACEJOY APP!
Though we will not be running in-person, you can still race against your friends and family using the RaceJoy App experience. You simply need to download the RaceJoy app to your phone! Click here for more information on how to do download this app. The RaceJoy App will be available all day on Saturday, April 10th, 2021 from 12:01am – 11:59pm that day to track your race. If you miss this day, no problem! You can manually enter your results on the website!
What is a Virtual Run?
The 2021 Lace-Up to Buckle-Up VIRTUAL 5k Run/Walk is safe and convenient, because you decide where and when you want to complete it. Choose your own starting line, whether it's your neighborhood street, a treadmill or the official Lace-up to Buckle-Up 5k route. Then, run or walk the race distance.
You can use the RaceJoy App to track your run via your Smartphone! Simply follow the instructions by clicking here! Follow the steps on the app and it will automatically track your distance and record your results!
Share your fun run experience and finisher medal on social media and tag us @alwayswearyourseatbelt and #alwayswearyourseatbelt in the video or photo! We will be posting updates and hosting some exciting activities on April 10th which was to be the in-person event day, so be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
When and where does the race take place?
The VIRTUAL race will take place on Saturday, April 10, 2021. Choose to run anywhere and use the RaceJoy app to track your run! Make a fun competitive event with friends and family from anywhere in the US!
How long is the course?
The 5K is 3.1 miles.
How will I be timed?
The race will allow for results to be recorded using the RaceJoy app only. Direction on how to use the app can be found by clicking here!
How will I get results?
Virtual results are automatically recorded for those participants that wish to use the RaceJoy app via their smartphones. The app will be live to use on Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 4am to 11:59pm that night!
Who gets a T-shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. We do print some additional shirts as well for the race. Pre-registered runners in the seven days leading to the race are first to receive their shirt and preferred size.
What items to you get for registering for the event?
All registered virtual participants will receive the official 2021 race bib, t-shirt & medal!*
*The first 600 registered participants will receive a finisher medal.
How much does it cost?
Adult registration is $35 per person and this fee includes shipping fees. If you are 19 or under, your registration fee is $20 and will include shipping fees.
Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
The 2021 Lace-Up to Buckle-Up VIRTUAL 5k race results will look a little different this year! We are offering all registered participants the chance to use the really cool interactive timing app called RaceJoy! This app will automatically record results via your smartphone! Simply click here on how to use the app and download to your phone! The RaceJoy app will be live on Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 4am to 11:59pm that day.
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