Blizzard Blast

  • 01.26.2013
  • 07:00 AM
  • Lowell, Massachusetts
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What is Blizzard Blast?
Blizzard Blast is a 5k Winter Obstacle Run that will be the only one of its kind in New England! Runners will be tested with a fun winter filled course through the terrain and fields of Shedd Park and Fort Hill in Lowell, Ma! There is "NO OFF SEASON", so grab your sneakers, glove and winter hats as you look to take on the funnest race of the year! Bring it on Mother Nature! The more snow the better!!! See you on January 26th!

www.facebook.com/BlizzardBlast
EVENT DAY
Check-In & Post Party will be held at:
Holy Ghost Park Hall
61 Village St.
Lowell, MA 01852

NO SPIKES of any kind will be permitted in the race. We have obstacles on course that you CAN NOT traverse with spiked shoes!

Event will take place: Rain, Shine, Snow or Blizzard!

Registration Transfers will NOT be honored after January 20th.

After Party will have Sponsors, Give aways, Agility Contest, Bon Fire, Carne assada skewers, Cherry Pit Spit competition and Chris Donahue playing live!

PARKING
There is plenty of free on street and a large parking lot in the vicinity.
Start Time/Bag Check
Bag Check will be available at Holy Ghost Park Hall!

Start time:
As you approach your start time you will be put on a bus for a short 1 minute bus ride with 50 of your newest friends. Before you know it your bus will come to the start line of your 3.1 miles wintery fun! If you can handle the course along with what Mother Nature brings us you will finish and quickly be wisked back to a Holy Ghost Hall for drinks and warm soup.

Event will take place: Rain, Shine, Snow or Blizzard!
Price Includes
- 3.1 Miles of wintery fun!
- Official Blizzard Blast T-Shirt
- Finish Award
- Post party access
- 1 Beer (21+)
- 1 Soup, Chowder or Chili
- Free Parking
Prizes
Top Runners
Largest Team
Team Spirit
Best 80's Costume
Pricing Schedule
- $40 Thru - November 26th
- $45 Thru - January 4th
- $55 Thru - January 18th
- $60 Thru - January 25th
- $70 Day Of Registration
All Registrants must be 14+
Under 18 will need to be accompanied by parent or guardian who must stay on grounds for duration of the race.
Course/Obstacles
The course will incorporate mostly low to medium level obstacles with some difficulty mixed in. There will be no mud based obstacles or dunking in water! Our goal is to deliver as much fun as possible while delivering a course that will give everyone a great workout! We encourage everyone to push their limits as they prefer, we are providing the opportunity for fun and excercise to live as one! What will the obstacles be? This is a secret, but be ready to have a BLAST!!
What is Blizzard Blast?
Blizzard Blast is a 5k Winter Obstacle Run that will be the only one of its kind in New England! Runners will be tested with a fun winter filled course through the terrain and fields of Shedd Park and Fort Hill in Lowell, Ma! There is "NO OFF SEASON", so grab your sneakers, glove and winter hats as you look to take on the funnest race of the year! Bring it on Mother Nature! The more snow the better!!! See you on January 26th!

www.facebook.com/BlizzardBlast
EVENT DAY
Check-In & Post Party will be held at:
Holy Ghost Park Hall
61 Village St.
Lowell, MA 01852

NO SPIKES of any kind will be permitted in the race. We have obstacles on course that you CAN NOT traverse with spiked shoes!

Event will take place: Rain, Shine, Snow or Blizzard!

Registration Transfers will NOT be honored after January 20th.

After Party will have Sponsors, Give aways, Agility Contest, Bon Fire, Carne assada skewers, Cherry Pit Spit competition and Chris Donahue playing live!

PARKING
There is plenty of free on street and a large parking lot in the vicinity.
Start Time/Bag Check
Bag Check will be available at Holy Ghost Park Hall!

Start time:
As you approach your start time you will be put on a bus for a short 1 minute bus ride with 50 of your newest friends. Before you know it your bus will come to the start line of your 3.1 miles wintery fun! If you can handle the course along with what Mother Nature brings us you will finish and quickly be wisked back to a Holy Ghost Hall for drinks and warm soup.

Event will take place: Rain, Shine, Snow or Blizzard!
Price Includes
- 3.1 Miles of wintery fun!
- Official Blizzard Blast T-Shirt
- Finish Award
- Post party access
- 1 Beer (21+)
- 1 Soup, Chowder or Chili
- Free Parking
Prizes
Top Runners
Largest Team
Team Spirit
Best 80's Costume
Pricing Schedule
- $40 Thru - November 26th
- $45 Thru - January 4th
- $55 Thru - January 18th
- $60 Thru - January 25th
- $70 Day Of Registration
All Registrants must be 14+
Under 18 will need to be accompanied by parent or guardian who must stay on grounds for duration of the race.
Course/Obstacles
The course will incorporate mostly low to medium level obstacles with some difficulty mixed in. There will be no mud based obstacles or dunking in water! Our goal is to deliver as much fun as possible while delivering a course that will give everyone a great workout! We encourage everyone to push their limits as they prefer, we are providing the opportunity for fun and excercise to live as one! What will the obstacles be? This is a secret, but be ready to have a BLAST!!
Team Registration Style
Please select a method of registration below:
   Join a Team: Pick from a list of team names on the next page and join your team.
   Create a Team: Once you create a team, participants can join your team under the "join a team" option above.
   Individual Registration: Register as an individual participant.
I, _________________________________________________________, in exchange for myself or my minor being permitted to participate in the “Blizzard Blast” (herein “The Event”), agree and acknowledge as follows: 1. SmithFest Events, Inc along with their owners, employees, staff, and assigns (Herein “SMITHFEST”) is conducting an Event called ““Blizzard Blast”” as noted above. I will run, climb, crawl, hurdle, jump, duck, slide, spring and take any other actions to participate in a five kilometer (approx.) outdoor race and obstacle course in existing weather, good or bad. The Event will be held rain, shine, or blizzard, no refunds will be provided for non-attendance due to inclement weather. 2. I know the Event activities are potentially dangerous and that I could be injured or even killed, but I accept them anyway and assume all risks (including the inherent danger of the Event; the negligence or intentional acts of any person including myself or my minor, inadequate attire, dangerous ground conditions, spectator interference, natural causes, and all other causes of injury, damage or loss). I understand course conditions may be wet, cold, slippery, etc., and accept responsibility for taking precautions necessary to participate safely. If I am injured, I will not make any claim against SMITHFEST. I will also indemnify (reimburse) SMITHFEST if any other person makes a claim coming as a result of my own actions. 3. I understand SMITHFEST does not provide medical services or insurance and that my ticket fee is non-refundable under any conditions and does not include these benefits. 4. I know the Event will be conducted on land not belonging to SMITHFEST, and that because SMITHFEST may not be familiar with any dangerous conditions there, it has no duty to provide warning of conditions for which they may not be aware of. 5. I will at all times conduct myself in a careful manner, will not injure or damage any other person or property and will obey all laws, Event Rules, and Event Staff (including security personnel engaged by SMITHFEST). I will not while participating be under the influence of any alcohol, drug, or substance nor consume any of these. 6. I do not have any mental, physical, or other health conditions, which would make my participation in the Event inadvisable or dangerous. 7. I am not an employee of SMITHFEST and have no rights other than to participate in the Event. 8. If I am injured or have any other type of loss or damage (including theft of personal property), I will not make any claim against SMITHFEST. I will also indemnify SMITHFEST if any other person makes a claim coming as a result of my own actions. 9. I understand that in participating in this event, I give full release of my image to SMITHFEST for promotional, marketing, and other business purposes. 10. I agree that my being permitted to participate in the Event is adequate consideration for the releases, waivers, and indemnities given herein. SIGNED AND AGREED AND AGREED: Participant Parent/Gaurdian
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