DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/13 -- Rock the Earth, a national nonprofit environmental organization that partners with the music industry, announced today the first annual "Amazing Rock the Earth Race." The race combines the excitement of the popular television show, "The Amazing Race," with the sentiments of Earth Day. The race will be held Sunday, April 21, 2013 and early registration opens today (more info).
Rock the Earth announces 1st annual "Amazing Rock the Earth Race" http://bit.ly/WMN2HB RtE invites community to honor Earth Day & have fun!
The "Amazing Rock the Earth Race" is expected to take up to seven hours to complete and will end with a party at the final clue location. Participants will gather at 8 a.m. on race day in the parking lot of Rock the Earth's LoDo Denver office at 1536 Wynkoop Street. Snacks, coffee, race t-shirts and numbered bibs will be provided and are included with registration. Following an orientation, the two-person teams will set off on a fun-filled hunt for clue locations throughout Colorado's Front Range, demanding physical and mental energy. Further prize and race details follow:
PRIZES: There are prizes for the first three teams to finish, as well as best-dressed team and a wildcard prize for a team that successfully checks in at all locations: First Place: $2,500; Second Place: $1,000; Third Place: $750; Wild Card: $500 Best-dressed: $500.
•Two people per team. •Race is limited to 75 teams. •All Participants must be at least 18 years of age. •All Participants must be able to drive and partake in moderate physical activity such as running, lifting, and hiking.
•Early Registration ($175 - per team): Feb. 28 - 9 a.m. through March 28, 2013 - midnight •Regular Registration ($200 - per team): March 29 - April 19, 2013 (or until all team spots are filled) •Day-of-race Registration (if spots available): $250 - per team
Business such as Ameriprise Financial, Steele Street Bank & Trust, Sports Authority, Eldorado Natural Spring Water, Guayaki Organic, KIND Healthy Snacks and Starbucks Coffee have already signed on as sponsors to this one-of-a-kind event that will bring the community together to celebrate the environment and protection of our planet as well as challenge participants in an all-out demanding race to the finish.
Additional sponsorships are available and include Title Sponsor, Clue Sponsor and In-Kind Sponsors. For cost and benefits to sponsoring the race, download the full sponsorship package here.
About Rock the Earth
Rock the Earth is a national nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to protecting and defending our natural resources through partnerships with the music industry and the worldwide environmental community to ensure a sustainable and healthy planet for all. Thanks to generosity and support of a network of music industry partners and the world wide environmental community, we are able to carry out grassroots organizing, education, and legal action to mobilize public support and empower social change. Please visit www.RockTheEarth.org for more information.
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