Salsa Challenge 5km
ARCHIVED EVENT - April 28, 2012 - 8:00AM - ARCHIVED EVENT
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INTRODUCTIONThe 28th Annual Salsa Challenge is a day-long festival featuring the #1 condiment in the U.S. SALSA! Amateurs and professionals will compete for the judges vote while attendees enjoy all the chips and salsa they can eat! Too Hot To Trot will kick off the 2012 Salsa Challenge with participants enjoying a 5km loop of Tempe Town Lake followed by Free Early Admission to the Salsa Challenge with breakfast, music and your choice of beer or margarita in the Runners VIP Area! Proceeds to benefit The Arizona Hemophilia Association.
CLICK HERE to learn more about the Salsa Challenge
COURSEBeginning at Tempe Beach Park this 5km route circles Tempe Town Lake crossing the lake at Rural and the footbridge over the west dam. See below for route map.
COST$25 until midnight February 28th.
$30 until midnight March 31st
$35 until 6:00 p.m. April 27th
$40 race day registration
RACER AMENITIESToo Hot To Trot technical t-shirt
Early entry to the Salsa Challenge in a Special VIP Tent with: *Breakfast
*Choice of a Margarita or Beer!
SCHEDULE6:30 a.m. Packet pick up and race day registration opens (registration tents will be located in Tempe Beach Park under the Mill Ave bridge)
7:50 a.m. Pre-race briefing
8:00 a.m. Too Hot To Trot 5km begins
9:00 a.m. Awards
PARKINGCLICK HERE for parking in Tempe
Donít want to drive? Take the Metro Light Rail to stop #21 (Mill Ave./Third Ave.)
AWARDSTop 3 overall male and female
Top 3 male and female age group:
TIMINGThis race will be chip timed using equipment by RFID Timing. Timing chips need to be fastened to your ankle with the velcro strap provided and will be collected from you as you cross the finish line. Once issued timing chips are the athletes responsibilty and non-returned chips will be charged to the athlete.