2021 Get Your Rear in Gear - Austin

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2021 Get Your Rear in Gear - Austin
New Location** Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park


DATE: Saturday, May 22, 2021

Due to construction and restrictions we will be having our event this year at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park
6620 Blue Bluff Rd, Austin, TX 78724


LOCATION for VIRTUAL: Anywhere you would like!  Virtual opening ceremony right here on our website!  Feel like you are at the event with us!  Race shirt included. Special contests and prizes for our virtual participants (information coming soon!)
FEES: Through May 1 at midnight
**Colorectal survivors register for Free**
Adult: $25
Youth (12 and under): $15
Kids’ Fun Run (10 and under): $15
Virtual Participants: $20

May 1 - May 21
Please note, we will not have race day registrations this year!**

Adult: $40
Youth (12 and under): $20
Kids’ Fun Run (10 and under): $20

Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferable.  Only participants who pre-register up to 3 weeks before the race are guaranteed a race shirt.  Race shirts for day of registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Due to COVID-19 there will be changes In place to keep everyone safe.  
1. There will be staggered start times with assigned times.  As of right now the first 100 registrants will be in the WAVE ONE.  IF we fill up WAVE ONE we will open WAVE TWO starting at 10:00 a.m.  IF restrictions change we will adjust waves.  
2.  There will be no water out on the course.  We will supply bottled water and pre-packaged food at the finish area.  
3.  All staff and volunteers will have masks and gloves.  
4.  Participants will be required to wear a mask In the event area but not on the course.
5.  There will be extra handwashing stations and hand sanitizer around the start and finish.
6.  There will be no awards ceremony.  TIMED runner awards will be mailed out following the race.

Due to COVID restrictions, will not be able to having an opening or closing ceremony. 
8:45 a.m. Kid's Fun Run
9:00 a.m. - 5K TIMED Run

9:00 a.m. - 5K UNTIMED Walk

DIRECTIONS & PARKING: Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park
6620 Blue Bluff Rd, Austin, TX 78724



THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION due to current restrictions.

WE NEED YOU!!  We could not do this without our volunteers!  Volunteer opportunities available before, during and after the event.  Sign up coming soon!


2021 Fundraising Incentives! 
You can help make an impact in your community by fundraising today!  Money stays local in the Austin area.  
You must be a registered participant to earn incentives.



Take a photo doing the tasks on the checklist and use the hashtag #GYRIGAustin.  Teams that complete 6 and individuals that complete 3 will be entered into a drawing to win some swag and the opportunity to share your story of why you get your rear in gear on our national social media pages!


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