The Great Amazing Race Series is coming to Morris on Saturday, September 21 with start times at 8:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. This family-friendly adventure race is open for participants ages 4 to 84 and is modeled after the popular TV show “The Amazing Race.” Reserve your team spot now and create your team later on race day.  Discounts for teachers, military and First Responders.

The Great Amazing Race Series makes stops in over 50 cities across the country.

The Great Amazing Race is an exciting skills competition in which teams of two people (adult/adult, adult/kid or kid/kid) race against other teams of similar age, completing a 1.5 mile cross country course speckled with up to 8 fun-filled outdoor challenges. Cards provided at each station instruct teams to complete a variety of fun-filled physical and mental challenges, before advancing to the next station.

Walkers, joggers and runners may participate. Participants can choose either the recreation or competitive course. Waves begin every 10 minutes – kids team, then adult teams, Be prepared to get a little dirty and wet – it’s part of the fun.

The race is serving as a fundraiser for Lutheran Campus Ministry – Morris, while also working with the Max Cure Foundation, which has raised over $2 million dollars to fight against pediatric cancer. Teams that donate 2 pairs of used sneakers for pediatric cancer will receive a free 2 minute time eraser token. Local schools, teams and clubs can use the race as a fundraiser and earn $1,000.

   Tickets, available online at www.greatamazingrace.com, are priced at $49.99 per team. In addition to advance online registration, participants may also sign up at the event the day of the race for $59.99 per team.

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