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40th Annual Rattler Run on April 27, 2019

New start time is at 10:30AM!

Lace up! It’s Rattler Run time! Saturday, April 27, 2019 is the 40th annual Rattler Run at Medicine Hat College. We have changed up some of the race routes and hope to get everybody out (e.g., young, young at heart, new racers, experienced racers, wheelchair users, the list goes on)! We encourage you to bring your friends and family along and register by checking out the general information section below!

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Race Information (Maps & Race Start Times)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 at Medicine Hat College

Prizes:

  • Prizes will be given to the overall 1st place male and female winners of the 3k, 5k, and 10k races. (NOT for each age category)
  • 3k, 5k, 10k medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age category

Start Times:

  • 10k is 10:30AM
  • 5k is 10:40AM
  • 3k is 10:50AM

Snacks and refreshments will be provided for all racers following in MHC main lobby with award presentations being held in the gymnasium.

Entry Information (Individual & Group Registration)

Rattler Run 2019 registration will open up on Thursday, Feb 14!

  • Early-bird entry fees before or on Apr. 5, 2019
    • Youth (17 &under) = $25/person
    • Older Adult (55+) = $25/person
    • Adult (18 & over) = $30/person
    • Group = $5 off each participant when registered as a group of 4 or more racers!

  • Entry fees AFTER Apr. 5, 2019
    • Youth (17 & under) = $35/person
    • Older Adult (55+) = $35/person
    • Adult (18 & over) = $40/person
    • Group = $5 off each participant when registered as a group of 4 or more racers!

  • Add an additional $15 to entry fee for Rattler Run 2019 40th Anniversary Performance t-shirt! Shirts orders are due on Apr. 5, 2019.

No refunds of entry fees UNLESS you can find someone to transfer your entry to. This process is done on our online registration site. For more info, contact tchisholm@mhc.ab.ca. Distance changes (e.g., Transfer your registration from 10k to 5k) can be done online PRIOR to race day for a small online processing fee.

Package Pickup

Participants can pick up their race packages at Medicine Hat College in the main foyer (Centennial Hall):

  • Friday, Apr. 26 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Apr. 27 starting at 8:30 a.m.
  • Someone else can pick up your package for you.
  • While at package pick up, bring a donation for the SPCA (who is also celebrating their 40th year in Medicine Hat) and you will receive an extra ballot for the community draw prizes! The SPCA needs: non-scented dryer sheets, paper towels, photocopy paper, pet store gift cards, grocery store gift cards, wet kitten food, cat/kitten toys, dog/puppy toys, dog/cat treats.

Race Rules

  • Each competitor must follow mapped course as directed.
  • All participants must follow the directions of race officials, marshals, volunteers, security and follow the course as marked. You must make way immediately for all emergency vehicles, including police, fire brigade and ambulance.
  • Each participant must wear the timing chip provided to them in their race package (do not swap with anyone else).
  • Participants must also remove all other timing chips from previous events.
  • Race routes may change at any point leading up to the event for reasons which may include but are not exclusive to: safety, weather, road or pathway disruptions.
  • The organizers reserve the right to alter without notice any of the Race Rules which govern the event.
  • No dogs permitted to accompany runners (unless it is a service dog).

Post Race Info (Race Results & Prizes)

Participant race times found at RacePro Timing

Prize Information

  • Prizes will be given to the overall 1st place Male and Female winners of the 3k, 5k and 10k races (NOT for each age category)
  • 3k, 5k, 10k medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category

Medal Ceremonies

  • Medal ceremony for 3km at 11:25 a.m. Medal ceremony for 5km at 11:40 a.m. Medal ceremony for 10km at 12:10 p.m. Snacks and refreshments provided for all racers following in MHC main lobby with award presentations being held in the GYMNASIUM

Running Resources

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