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What is the Gazelle Foundation Run for the Water?
The Gazelle Foundation Run for the Water is a premier fall running/walking fundraiser
to help the people of Burundi. Through our collective fundraising efforts, we are able to build water projects that provide access to clean water for entire Burundi communities. You can choose one of the following distances: 5k, 10 Mile, and Kids K.
What date is the run?
When does the race start? What is the location of the start line?
The 5K and 10 mile race start at 7am on Caesar Chavez just East of Lamar. The Kids K starts at 9:15 am at the finish line on the South First Street Bridge on the north end at the intersection of Caesar Chavez. The start and finish are about ½ mile from each other.
Why are there 3 distance options to choose from on the registration page?
There is the 10 Mile, 5K and Kids K. Click here for course maps.
I signed up for the 10 Mile, can I switch to the 5K?
Yes, you can switch from the 10 mile to the 5K however we do not refund the difference in your registration fee. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to switch events.
I signed up for the 5K, can I switch to the 10 Mile?
Yes, you will have to pay the additional fee at the time you switch. Email us at email@example.com if you would like to switch events.
Do I need to pay to run the Kids K event alongside my child?
We are a charity, so anything you contribute helps us further our mission. With that said, parents are not required to register to run with their child for the Kids K. You must register for the 5K or 10 Mile if you choose to do one of those events as well.
Can I pick up my friend’s packet?
Absolutely, but if you do you immediately become responsible for their bib, shirt and packet. We don’t issue a second bib, timing tag, shirt or anything else. We highly recommend you notify any individual immediately after picking up so that they know you have done this for them.
I registered but now have to go out of town. Can you refund or defer my registration?
For various reasons, Run for the Water is unable to offer any form of refund or transfer.
Headphones, Strollers, Dogs…are they allowed?
The use of personal music devices is strongly discouraged at this race. To enjoy all that our race has to offer and for the safety of all participants, The Gazelle Foundation Run for the Water encourages a headphone-free environment during the running of Run for the Water. Running headphone-free allows opportunities to develop camaraderie with your fellow runners and to enjoy everything the race has to offer. Plus, volunteers and spectators will be on course cheering you on and providing directions to help get you to the finish line.
Strollers and Dogs are not allowed on the course for safety reasons for all participants. We believe your race experience and those around you will be greatly enhanced by leaving the headphones, dogs, and strollers at home.
Runner safety has always been, and will continue to be, a top priority for our event. Please be mindful of the other participants and respect the race personnel to ensure a safe and enjoyable race for everyone.
Can I walk?
Yes. The course has a hard closure of 10:00 AM. This is an 18 minute per mile pace beginning at 7:00 AM for the 10 mile. Any participants who cannot maintain a 18:00 min per mile pace will be asked by the race official or local law enforcement to step onto the sidewalk to complete the course. To be recognized as an official finisher in the results you must cross the finish line timing mats by 10:00 AM.
Is there food available after the race?
We will be providing water and Gatorade in the finish area. Additionally, EPIC and KIND bars will be distributed as well. Stay tuned for more...
Is my entry fee tax deductible since you are a charity?
The IRS does not permit us to count entry fees as donations. However, any donations made along with your registration or in addition to it through our fundraising portal are fully tax deductible. The Gazelle Foundation has been a registered 501(c)(3) since 2006.
Did you know that RRCA awarded us the 10 Mile State Championship?
The Road Runner’s Club of America Championship designation is awarded for the following distances at the State, Regional, and National level on an annual basis through a competitive bidding process: and the Gazelle Foundation Run for the Water was awarded the 2018 10 Mile State Championship.
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