5K/10K/25K Teams



Team competition is available for the 25K, 10K and 5K Run with five team categories:

  • Corporate
  • Speed
  • Military
  • Public Safety
  • USATF

Valid team entries consist of a completed online TEAM REGISTRATION (including the team fee if applicable) and must be submitted by Tuesday, May 7 at 11:59p (edt) plus all team members must be individually registered (including payment of the individual entry fee, if applicable) for the race by Tuesday, May 7 at 11:59p (edt).  Questions?  Email the Team Coordinator


Scoring
  • Wear your participant bib with the the Chronotrack B-Tag attached to the front of your shirt for best results/scoring
  • Participant bib/B-Tag does not need to be returned after your event

Team Competition Information and Registration Fees and Deadlines
  • Team registration must be completed online with all team members registered by Tuesday, May 7 at 11:59p (edt).
  • Individuals may compete on only one team.
  • All team members must compete in the same distance event.
  • USATF and Public Safety (Police, Fire, etc.) team fees only are waived; individual fees required.
  • Military team and participant fees are waived. Military participants must be on a team to have the participant fee waived.
  • Corporate team participants will not be able to participate in the individual Clydesdale category. Participants on all other teams will be able to participate in the individual 25K and 10K Clydesdale categories.
  • Late registration for teams is NOT available on Friday, May 10 or Saturday, May 11, 2019 (EVENT DAY). Individuals may register on Saturday, May 11, 2019 however, individuals cannot be attached to a team after Tuesday, May 7 at 11:59p (edt).  No Team Roster changes will be accepted after Tuesday, May 7 at 11:59p (edt).
  • Event Check-in will be available on Friday, May 10 from 11a-8p at the Sports & Fitness Expo. 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids and on Saturday, May 11, 2019 beginning at 6a, DeVos Place.
  • Gear Check will be available at Event Day Hospitality in DeVos Place and only Team members are allowed.  Please arrange a separate location to meet with family and friends prior to and after the event.  However, Event Day Hospitality is available for purchase for friends and family to join team members.
  • Trophies are given to the top three teams and the individual members will receive medals.

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CORPORATE

Division One: < 1,000 employees
Division Two: 1,000 – 2,500 employees
Division Three: 2,500+ employees

  • Employees with a minimum of 20 hours (excluding consultants, retirees, or spouses).
  • 5 – 10 runners per team.
  • Sponsor may enter as many teams as desired.
  • Must register as 25K, 10K or 5K runner (no Clydesdales).
  • The top five finishers will count toward the team’s score. Teams with fewer than five finishers will be disqualified.
  • Scoring is based on each runner within his/her age group on each team. The team with the lowest score wins.
  • Trophies awarded to the top three teams in each division in all 3 races. In addition, medals will be awarded to all team members.

SPEED
  • Minimum of five and no more than 10 runners per team.
  • Team members do not have to be employees of one company.
  • The top five finishers will count toward the team’s score. If the team does not have five finishers, it will be disqualified.
  • Scoring is based on the combined times of the top five finishers on each team.

MILITARY (All Fees Waived)
  • All members must be active, reserve, retired or former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
  • Minimum of five and no more than 10 runners per team.
  • The top five finishers count toward the team’s score. If the team does not have five finishers, it will be disqualified.
  • Scoring is based on the combined times of the top five finishers on each team.

PUBLIC SAFETY (Team Fee Only Waived/Individual Fees Required)
  • Minimum of five and no more than 10 runners per team.
  • Team members do not have to be employees of one company.  However, you must be employed by a public safety organization (i.e. police department, fire department, etc.)
  • The top five finishers will count toward the team’s score. If the team does not have five finishers, it will be disqualified.
  • Scoring is based on the combined times of the top five finishers on each team.

USATF
  • The USA Team Championship title will be awarded to the first place national club team and association club team.
  • The maximum number of team members is unlimited.
  • Male teams must have a minimum of five runners who will be scored on aggregate time.
  • Female teams must have a minimum of three runners who will be scored on aggregate time.
  • No team registration fee for USATF teams is required.
  • All members must be individually registered to run with a 2019 USATF membership number.
  • Only available for the 25K distance event.