INFO FOR 5 K PARTICIPANTS!

Congratulations!

You are confirmed for the Golden Panther Chase 5K Run/Walk on
Saturday, September 29. This email contains all the information
you will need to know prior to, during and after your race
including the packet pick-up, what to expect on race day, and
more.

The Athlete’s Responsibilities

1.Show up at the race fit and prepared. Your selection of a race
and your approach to the race should match your preparation.
2. Prepare for Miami weather. The weather here in Miami may look
beautiful, but there might be tough conditions on race day,
especially due to heat. Prepare for any type of weather since
conditions could change from one hour to the next. Start
hydrating your body for the race a few days before and keep
hydrated during the race at our numerous water stations. Drink
water and/or Gatorade, which will help you in replenishing
sodium and potassium. Try and stay out of the heat as much as
possible before the race and do not over-exert yourself when
warming up.
3. Parking. We encourage you to park at any available mitered
parking space at FIU Biscayne Bay Campus.There is plenty of
space for all participants.

Packet Pick-Up Times and Locations

Friday, Sept. 28: 5PM – 8PM, at the Library at FIU BBC.
What You Will Find in Your Registration Packet
Race/bib number and safety pins,RACE T-SHIRT.

Timing Chips

Timing chips will be attached to the back of your race/bib
number, try not to bend it, remove it or altered it at any time.
No participant shall bring ANY glass containers into the race
area.

Penalty: Variable time penalty.

Run Course:
Follow the orange arrows (painted on ground): Denote hazards

such as potholes, cracks and areas of concern.
Orange course route cones: Denote direction for the
race.
Water Stations: Water stations will be located at the
Start/Finish line and in the middle of the course on the right
side of the road.

Race Morning

RACE AREA: ON RACE MORNING TRANSITION AREA WILL OPEN FROM  6:00 AM – 7 AM. WE ENCOURAGE ALL ATHLETES TO ARRIVE EARLY!

RACE MORNING CHECK LIST:

Race Bib/Number with Timing Chip (pick up Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM from the Library)
Water bottle
Towel
Sunglasses and Vizor
Running Shoes

GOOD LUCK AT THE RACE!