On Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, enjoy the http://www.runningkids.net/. Registrations can be sent to P.O. Box 3593, Chester, Va. 23831 if mailing before Sept. 5.
Champion Chip timing technology will capture each leg of the race and finish times for each team. Teams will pick up their chip the morning of the race between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. Chips will be immediately turned in after crossing the finish line.
Team entry fees include high tech t-shirts, use of one ankle chip per team for chip timing, insurance coverage, canoe use, free lunch tickets, finishers ribbon, tickets for random prize drawings, and sponsor giveaways. No T-shirt is guaranteed after registeringSept. 1.
Medals are given for the top three finishers in each division. One lucky participant is going to win a Ripper kayak/paddle package, compliments of Blue Ridge Mountain Sports & Running Kids, and you must be present to receive the prize. Other great random prize drawings include $150 Merrell gift certificates, Osprey backpack, and more!
After the race a complimentary lunch will be provided for all race participants and volunteers. Spectators can purchase food as well. There will be a number of sponsor booths and activities near the finish area.