Mission NM 5K Run

Monday, October 23

Race begins at 5:00 pm
Post race rally and awards at 6:00 pm

Berg Park (click for map)
400 Scott Ave. • Farmington, NM 87401

REGISTRATION FEES:
Running 5K – adult $25 early registration (by October 11)
Running 5K – child $10 (ages 16 and under)
Running 5K – adult $30 late registration (after October 11)

About the race:
This run is a fun, family friendly event created to raise money for Mission New Mexico. The monies raised will go to causes like disaster relief, hunger relief, and adoption services in our state. The flat, loop course in Berg Park has varying surfaces and loops through trees and over wooden bridges along the Animas River in Farmington, New Mexico. Age group and Overall awards given for best chip timing durations.

RUNNER PACKET PICK-UP AND LATE REGISTRATION

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time:  1:00-3:00 p.m.
Southwest Runners
4250 E Main St
Farmington, NM  87402

OUT OF TOWN PACKET PICK-UP

Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 1:00-3:30 p.m.
Bloomfield Baptist Church
200 W Sycamore Ave
Bloomfield, NM 87413

RACE DAY INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS RACE-DAY REGISTRATION; HOWEVER, ALL PRE-REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PICKUP THEIR EVENT PACKETS AT A PACKET PICKUP. LATE REGISTRANTS MAY NOT RECEIVE T-SHIRT AND OTHER GIVEAWAYS.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE ENTERED IN THE RESULTS AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR AWARDS MUST WEAR A TIMING CHIP BIB.

Parking: There is plenty of parking in the lot off Scott Ave.

Start Information:
Events start near the pavilion area. Allow plenty of time to get to the Start in order to seed yourself according to your projected pace time. This race is a Gun Start with a Timing Chip Finish. The “official time” will start when the gun/horn is sounded.

Race (Bib) Number Requirements
Each participant will receive a Race (Bib) number that must be worn on race day. DO NOT alter your race number in any way. Your bib number must be visible and worn on the front outside of all clothing during the entire race so that it may be clearly seen. Bib numbers are non-transferable and MUST be worn by the runner to whom it is assigned.

Medical Support
Medical staff members will be ready to assist you at any time. Race Staff will be positioned at stations along the course. Race event officials have the right to withdraw any runner from the race that appears in distress or at risk. If you have a health or medical problem at the Finish Line, please notify event officials or volunteers. Please cooperate if you are asked to go for a checkup. If you are unable to finish the race for any reason please notify a race official of your bib number so that the medical personnel are aware.

FINISHING INFORMATION
The overall and division award winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on race day immediately following the race at 6:00 pm.

5 K: Overall prizes will be awarded to the top three men and women determined by gun time. Age group prizes will be given to the top finisher in the following categories for men and women: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70+ Award times will be determined by gun time.

FAQ
Can I run with my phone running app or GPS device?
Yes, participants may use these devices. However, these items do not count as “second timing devices” and will not be recognized by the event as official times or distances.

What is not allowed on the course?
The use of wheeled devices by participants is not allowed, including skateboards, rollerblades, unauthorized bicycles, or strollers.

If I am injured and/or cannot run the event (family commitment, work obligation, etc.) can I get a refund or donate my entry or transfer my entry to someone else?
No. Sale and/or transfer of race entry/bib are strictly prohibited and will result in the disqualification of individuals involved. All entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be deferred toward a future event.

What happens in the event of inclement weather?
Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event paying special attention to the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds and extreme temperatures. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these predictions on this webpage so that participants can properly prepare for severe weather during the race as well as possible course alterations. Severe weather updates will also be sent to participants via email as necessary. The race director will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race.

For race questions and information contact:
505-924-2315 OR Click here to email