ZOOMA GREAT LAKES | HALF MARATHON + RELAY + 5K
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Saturday, September 15, 2018
Start + Finish | Lake Lawn Resort + Spa – Lake Geneva Area (Lake Delavan, WI)
Start Time | 7:00am
Registration is now closed. Limited registration is available at Packet Pick Up and on Race Day.
VOLUNTEER for ZOOMA Great Lakes!
We are recruiting a team of dedicated volunteers to assist with the ZOOMA Great Lakes race weekend! Sign up for a shift here.
We also have volunteer fundraising opportunities for groups such as schools, clubs, churches, and other not-for-profit organizations. Please contact us for more information on fundraising opportunities.
What makes ZOOMA different?
Imagine a powerful sea of women on the move – encouraging fellow runners, creating unforgettable moments, getting strong, and celebrating personal running triumphs. Picture an inspiring weekend filled with strong women, yoga sessions, speakers, an exciting expo, and celebrations in an unforgettable resort location. This is ZOOMA.
Bring your best friends, your sister, your mom or your daughter for a weekend you’ll remember for years to come! ZOOMA Great Lakes is a race weekend you simply don’t want to miss!
ZOOMA Great Lakes features
EXPO. Pick up your race packet and shop, hang out and have fun with your crew.
RUN. Saturday is race day where you’ll run a Half Marathon, Relay, or 5K through the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa and around Lake Delavan. Expect gorgeous lake views and quaint neighborhoods as you run this around-the-lake course! View the course map here.
PARTY. Celebrate your run with an unbelievable Post-Race party at the Lake Lawn Resort. The party includes food, massage, shopping, music and tons of fun!
SWAG. Each runner receives a swag bag with a women’s cut shirt, tote bag, free race photos and a finisher medal. Upgrade to the Premium Swag bag that includes a ZOOMA hat, Feetures! socks, personalized race bib, training plan and access to the VIP Training Group.
SUNRISE YOGA SUNDAY. Start your Sunday morning with yoga on the lawn of the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa.
FUN + SUPPORT. ZOOMA race weekends are always filled with fun and incredible support. You’ll be surrounded by so many amazing women throughout the weekend and will be incredibly well supported throughout your run. It’s nearly impossible not to have fun during a ZOOMA race! And new this year, ZOOMA Great Lakes will feature our friends from Fellow Flowers. They’ll be infusing their own brand of fun and friendship (and a few shenanigans) throughout the weekend at the Expo, Finish Line + Post Race Party!
|FRIDAY, September 14
2 – 8pm | Expo + Packet Pick-Up – Lake Lawn Resort + Spa
5pm | Meredith Vieceli, Integrative Nutrition Coach for ZOOMA
Top 10 Tips to increase energy, calm cravings, cool inflammation and FEEL better!
6pm | Course Talk + Relay Review
|SATURDAY, September 15
7:00am | Half Marathon + Relay start
7:05am | 5K start
7:30am | ZOOMA Post-Race Party + Expo
10:00am | Awards Ceremony
10:30am | Kids Races
11:30am | Post-Race Party ends
|SUNDAY, September 16
8am | Sunrise Yoga Sunday – Lake Lawn Resort + Spa
2018 REGISTRATION INFO + FEES
Race entry fees include some of the best swag bag around! Each registration includes:
- Women’s fit race tee (unisex sizing also available)
- ZOOMA shopping tote
- Race bib
- Free race photos
- One-of-a-kind ZOOMA race medal for all finishers
Register before May 1 and you can add on the Premium Swag bag which includes:
- Feetures! socks
- ZOOMA running hat
- Personalized race bib
- Access to the VIP Facebook Training Group (a private Facebook group where you’ll have direct access to the ZOOMA Event Team, Ambassadors, Personal Trainer and Nutritionist and you’ll receive a training plan, training tips, nutrition advice, event information and lots of motivation from the group!)
If you’re participating as part of the Black Girls Run! Meet Up, make sure to check the check box during registration.
If you’re a member of Fellow Flowers, make sure to check the Fellow Flowers check box during registration.
REGISTRATION + FEES
Register for the Half Marathon
$95 from January 16 to April 30
$105 from May 1 to August 29
$115 from August 29 to September 9
$125 Expo registration (based upon availability)
Register for the 2-Person Half Marathon Relay
$135 per team from January 16 to April 30
$155 per team from May 1 to August 29
$175 per team from August 29 to September 9
$195 per team at the Expo (based upon availability)
Register for the 5K
$45 from January 16 to April 30
$55 from May 1 to August 29
$65 from August 29 to September 9
$75 Expo registration (based upon availability)
Register for the Virtual Half Marathon or 5K
$45 from January 16 to April 30
$55 from May 1 to August 29
$65 from August 29 to September 9
Virtual race participants may complete the race at any time during the month of September and no documentation of completion is required (but we’d love to see a pic of you once you finish!). Virtual packet will be mailed to you the week AFTER the race and will include race shirt, shopping tote, and finisher medal.
Requirements & Registration Policies:
Both women and men and runners and walkers are welcome and encouraged to participate in all ZOOMA Women’s Race Series events. Participants must be at least 12-years old to register for the half marathon race and able to complete the half marathon course in 3.5 hours. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
ADDITIONAL PURCHASE OPTIONS
VIP Race Day Packet Pick Up – $20
Select the VIP Race Day Packet Pick-Up option and you’ll be able to pick up your packet on race day. If you do not select this option, you are required to pick up your packet at the Expo and Packet Pick-up locations on the schedule. No other race day packet pick up will be available and no exceptions will be made.
Only available until May 1! Premium Swag Bag – $20
Upgrade to the Premium Swag Bag and you’ll receive Feetures! socks, ZOOMA running hat, personalized race bib and access to the VIP Facebook Training Group (a private Facebook group where you’ll have direct access to the ZOOMA Event Team, Ambassadors, Personal Trainer and Nutritionist and you’ll receive a training plan, training tips, nutrition advice, event information and lots of motivation from the group!)
Wondering how to purchase these? During registration, you will have the option to purchase these additional items with your registration. If you have already registered, you can add these items to your registration by following these steps:
- Login to My Events at http://myevents.active.com
- Find your registration and click “Purchase additional merchandise”
- Select VIP Race Day Packet Pick Up and click continue, then follow the steps to complete the purchase
- Still have questions? Feel free to email us!
OFFICIAL HOST RESORT & RACE HEADQUARTERS
Lake Lawn Resort + Spa
2400 E Geneva Street
Lake Delavan, WI 53115
Treat yourself to an unforgettable and relaxing race vacation when you stay at the Official Race Headquarters for ZOOMA Great Lakes – the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa.
A discounted room rate for ZOOMA participants is available on a limited basis for reservations booked by 8/22. Call 262-728-7950 and mention ZOOMA to book your room!
Location + Transportation
The Lake Lawn Resort + Spa is conveniently located near Chicago, Milwaukee, Appleton and Madison. If you need transportation from the airport to Lake Lawn Resort, you can book it here
Why we love the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa:
- Stunning resort with gorgeous lakes views and fabulous dining, full service spa, and golf course
- Spacious rooms, suites and lofts with scenic lake views
- Fun recreational activities for the whole family like swimming, boating, bonfires and more
Perks of staying at the Official Race Headquarters:
- 10% discount at Calladora Spa for ZOOMA runners
- All race weekend activities are hosted at the Lake Lawn Resort with easy access to the Expo and Party
- All races start and finish at the Lake Lawn Resort so you can simply walk to the start line race morning
You’ll love the ZOOMA Great Lakes Half Marathon, Relay + 5K around-the-lake course with gorgeous water views, quaint neighborhoods and views of the Wisconsin countryside. View the Half Marathon Course Map View the 5K Course Map
The race starts and finishes at Lake Lawn Resort + Spa. The Finish Line of all three races leads into an unbelievable waterfront Post-Race Party on the lawn of the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa featuring mimosas, food, massage, recovery yoga, shopping, live music and tons of fun!
Nuun Hydration + Aid Stations
Aid stations will be located approximately every 1.5 to 2 miles along the race course with 7 aid stations in total. Stations will include water, portable toilet and minor first aid supplies. Nuun Hydration product will be available at select locations (see below). GU Energy Gels will be available on the Half Marathon course only at Aid Station #5 (approx Mile 8.9). Available flavors are salted caramel and tri-berry.
Half Marathon Aid Stations
Mile 4.7 – Nuun
Mile 6.8 – Relay Exchange, Nuun
Mile 8.9 – Nuun, GU
Mile 10.7 – Nuun
Mile 12.2 – Nuun (also available for the 5K at approx mile 2.5)
Average Race Day Temperatures:
There is a 3.5 hour course limit to complete the half marathon.
Packet Pick Up
You must pick up your race packet Friday, Sept 14 at Lake Lawn Resort in the Geneva Ballroom. Race day packet pick up is not available unless you purchased the VIP Race Day Pick Up Option.
We suggest that you bring your registration confirmation email with you to packet pick up, however, your confirmation email is not required. We do allow you to pick up a race packet for someone else. Shirt exchange will be available at Packet Pick Up and the Information Tent on race day. Exchanges will be based on availability only, are not guaranteed and are on a first come, first served basis.
If you purchased a virtual race packet, please note that this will arrive one week AFTER the race weekend.
Relay Packet Pick Up
If you are participating in the Relay, both participants are not required to pick up the packet. One team member can pick up packets for all participants.
VIP Race Day Pick Up
If you purchased the VIP Race Day Pick Up, go to the Information Booth on race morning to claim your race packet. If you are unable to pick up your packet on Friday at Lake Lawn Resort, you can purchase the VIP Race Day Packet Pick Up here.
Race Day Registration
Limited registration may be available on race morning. To register, go to the Information booth.
Kids Races Registration
To register for the Kids Races, go to the Information Booth on race day. Registration is free but we do ask that you fill out a waiver and registration from.
All races start and finish at the Lake Lawn Resort. Parking is available to all participants at the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa. Please see final race instructions for more details.
The first leg of the relay will start at Lake Lawn Resort + Spa at 7:00am with the Half Marathon runners. At the exchange zone, the first relay runner will hand off the race bib and timing device to the second leg before the second runner can begin. The relay packet will have bibs for both runners and the relay timing strap.
Please note that all Relay Teams are required to arrange for their own transportation to and from the Relay Exchange Zone. The Relay Exchange Zone is located at approx mile 6.8 on the race course on South Shore Drive between Dutch Mill Road and Blue Gill Road. Parking is available at the Exchange Zone. We suggest you allow ample time to get to the Exchange Zone. All access roads to the exchange zone are on the race course so you may experience some delays.
Half Marathon, Relay and 5K participants will have access to bag check at the start of the race.
Spectator viewing locations will be available along the course. Please see final race instructions for more details.
Awards presented by Momentum Jewelry
The awards ceremony will take place at the Post-Race Party + Expo.
Awards will be presented to the top 3 overall female race winners and top 3 Masters females for the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K. Age group awards will be given for top 3 female finishers in each age group. Top 3 Relay teams will be awarded.
Half Marathon + 5K Age Group Awards: 0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Top finisher awards are presented by Momentum Jewelry!
Safety + Weather
Races will be held rain or shine, however, if there is severe weather in the area the race start may be delayed or cancelled. As a reminder, registration fees are non-refundable.
In order to ensure safety of all runners, bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, baby carriers and dogs are prohibited from the race course. Parts of the course are open to vehicular traffic throughout the run. It is VERY important for you to stay alert throughout the race, stay inside cones and obey all race and traffic signage. Jogging strollers are permitted but must start in the back.
We are recruiting a team of dedicated volunteers to assist with the ZOOMA Great Lakes race weekend! Are you part of a charitable organization? We have volunteer fundraising opportunities for groups such as schools, clubs, churches, and other not-for-profit organizations. Please contact us for more information on the volunteer program or sign up for a Volunteer Shift here.
SPONSORSHIP + EXPO VENDORS
Interested in being a sponsor or Expo Exhibitor? See our Vendor and Sponsor Opportunities here.
Women First. ZOOMA races are run by women for women. We are a very small team of female businesswomen and athletes who are passionate about delivering top notch races for women like you. Runner amenities and swag are designed exclusively with women in mind and weekend activities and events are planned to appeal to you, the female athlete.
Community of Support. We believe it’s incredibly important to support each other’s goals, dreams and aspirations. The ZOOMA community is made up of like-minded women who seek to achieve athletic and personal goals and support each other while doing so. ZOOMA race weekends are always filled with fun and incredible support.
*Zooma Great Lakes is a licensed event owned and operated by Be Inspired Events/Fiercely Inspired, LLC.
Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time. Registrations are non-refundable.