1344 Audubon Road
Covington, KY 41011
2:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012
Are you looking for a fun and memory-making family activity? Then sign up for the Cincinnati leg of the Great Amazing Race for Youth that is scheduled for Saturday, November 3rd at DeVou Park in Covington. Kids in grades 1-12 pair up with a parent, grandparent, sibling or mentor and compete against other teams in a in a series of fun challenges patterned after the show The Amazing Race. Whether you run, jog, walk or watch, it'll be an experience you will never forget. It's way more fun than a 5K!
“Thank you for your time and what an awesome day my son and I had. My son could not stop talking about it and thanking me for taking him! I truly appreciate the work you and your team our doing, it has made memories that will last a life time.” testimonial.
This rain or shine event pits teams of two (adult/kid or kid/kid)
against other teams racing around a one (1) mile cross country course that includes up to eight (8) fun-filled challenge stations. Clue
cards at each station instructs the teams to complete a task (game,
relay, obstacle course, etc.) before proceeding to the next challenge
station. How well you work as a team is the most essential ingredient
to winning the race. The team that reaches the finish line with the
fastest overall time wins. Contestants should be prepared to get a
little dirty and wet - it's part of the fun!
Teams can choose a recreation level (those who prefer to walk or
jog at a leisure pace) or a competitive level (for older and more
physically active participants).
The race will kick off at 2:00 pm. Cost is $40.00 for team of two,
one or both participants must be a youth in grades 1-12. Kindergarten and Pre-K are allowed only if paired with an adult. Maximum of 100 teams, first to register basis. Active duty, reserves and retired military — including spouses — receive a 50% discount off team entry fee.
Registration will close once the 100 team limit is reached. Sign
up now! Spectators are welcome to tag along for free and take photos for the scrapbook.
The top 25 teams, from each city, qualify for the National
Championship Race and a chance to win $2,000!
The GREAT AMAZING RACE series supports the 30-MINUTES-A-DAY
academic initiative, a national program that promotes daily family
engagement in three home activities that have the power to improve
student's academic performance and family quality of life: physical
exercise, reading a book and eating healthy.
To register or for more information, visit www.GreatAmazingRace.com.