Official Challenge Rules
The First Annual Randolph County 5K Challenge will be a four-race series. The objective of the Challenge is to accumulate the most points possible over the course of the series.
The competition is divided into male and female categories, with points awarded to the top ten male and female finishers in each age group.
The male and female accumulating the most points over the course of series will receive the Challenge Champion Award and cash prize. The second and third overall in each category will also be recognized with an award.
· 10 and Under
· 11 – 17
· 18 – 28
· 29 – 39
· 40 – 49
· 50 – 59
· 60 and Over
Note: Age is defined as the runner’s age on 12/31 of the year of the series. This age will be used for the entire season to calculate points earned.
· 1st = 75 points
· 2nd = 55 points
· 3rd = 40 points
· 4th = 30 points
· 5th = 22 points
· 6th = 18 points
· 7th = 15 points
· 8th = 11 points
· 9th = 8 points
· 10th = 3 points
1. Superhero 5K Run and Fun Walk
Saturday, September 18th @ 9am (Registration opens at 8)
Goodrich Park, Winchester
2. Halloween Haunted Hustle 5K Run and Fun Walk
Saturday, October 30th @ 9pm; After Trick or Treat (Registration opens at 8)
Union City, Indiana
3. Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5K Run and Fun Walk -- CANCELED
Thursday, November 25th @ 9am (Registration opens at 8)
4. Jingle Bell Jog 5K Run and Fun Walk
Saturday, December 18th @ 9am (Registration opens at 8)
Goodrich Park, Winchester
For more information regarding individual races and registration, please visit https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Winchester/2021RandolphCounty5KChallengeSuperhero5kandFunRun.
Indiana High School Athletic Association (ISHAA) Rules
High school athletes are encouraged to compete in the Randolph County 5K Challenge. However, it should be noted that participant in some external athletic events may jeopardize a high school athlete’s eligibility to compete for their school’s teams. The link to the ISHAA Bylaws is provided below and it is encouraged that all high school athletes, their parents/guardians, and their coaches review all ISHAA rules prior to participating in a Randolph County Challenge race.
The ISHAA requests any questions about ISHAA rules be directed to the athletic director or principal of your school corporation.
Of special Interest:
· Rule 5 (Amateurism, beginning on page 22 of the IHSAA Bylaws)
· Rule 6 (Awards, Prizes, Gifts, beginning on page 25)
· Rule 7 (Coaches, beginning on page 27)
· Rule 9 (Contests, beginning on page 31)
· Rule 15 (Participation, beginning on page 44)
· Rule 17 (Investigations, . . . etc . . . Penalties, . . beginning on page 56)
· Rule 50 (Boys Sports Seasons, beginning on page 82)
· Rule 53 (Boys Cross Country, on page 88)
· Rule 59 (Boys Track & Field, beginning on page 92)
· Rule 101 (Girls Sports Seasons, beginning on page 98)
· Rule 103 (Girls Cross Country, on page 102)
· Rule 110 (Girls Track & Field, beginning on page 107)
Note: High school runners from outside the state of Indiana should follow the rules governing their eligibility in their state.