ZOOMA GREAT LAKES | HALF MARATHON + RELAY + 5K

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Start + Finish | Lake Lawn Resort + Spa – Lake Geneva Area (Lake Delavan, WI)
Start Time | 7:00am

Register before the price increase on 8/29! Register Now!

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.

Let’s stay in touch!
If you’d like to run ZOOMA Great Lakes in 2018 we suggest you enter your email address here and we’ll make sure you get all the latest updates!

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, recovery yoga, 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 Mel + Tori 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!

WEEKEND SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, September 14
2 – 8pm | Expo + Packet Pick-Up – Lake Lawn Resort + Spa
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!)

Group Registration

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:

  1. Login to My Events at http://myevents.active.com
  2. Find your registration and click “Purchase additional merchandise”
  3. Select VIP Mailed Packet and click continue, then follow the steps to complete the purchase
  4. 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

RACE INFORMATION

Course
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!

Average Race Day Temperatures:
High 77°F
Low 55°F

There is a 3.5 hour course limit to complete the half marathon.

Packet Pick Up
There is no race day packet pick up unless you purchase the VIP Race Day Packet Pick up.  Please pick up your packet at one of the locations above or purchase the VIP Race Day Packet Pick up option.

Parking
Al races start and finish at the Lake Lawn Resort.  Parking is available to all participants at the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa.

Bag Check
Half Marathon, Relay and 5K participants will have access to bag check at the start of the race.

Spectators
Spectator viewing locations will be available along the course. More information coming soon.

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!

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.

VOLUNTEER
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.

About Us

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.

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