Terra Firma Racing
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When: 09/15/2012 9:00am
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Women's Race



Chicks Rule, 

Or At Least

 We Think So.

That being said we've decided that they need their own race ~ complete with fun and adventure designed for beginners. The Women's Race is a team-based race. Two-woman or adult/children teams run, walk and splash together over a course full of fun special tests that usually takes about 1 hour to complete.

2011 Photos

2011 Results 

Different contests for different women.

Top 5 finishing teams in each race category receive awards
Best Costume Contest - top 3 receive awards
Best Water Craft Contest - top 3 receive awards
Top Fundraisers - Overall Top Fundraiser receives award - Top 3 receive prizes

Best Costume Contest Who doesn't like costume contests? The Women's race will have a parade of all teams that have entered the costume contest. The parade will take place prior to the race from 8:00 - 8:25 am. The costumes will be judged during the parade and prizes will be awarded for the top 5 costumes during the awards ceremony.

Water Section When we say get creative, we mean it.  All teams must bring their own water craft and PFDs (life-jackets). Use your imagination and build a really awesome float or bring something as simple as a kick board. Please Read the Water Craft FAQ section.

Running/Hiking/Mystery The run / hike will be between 1 and 2 total miles. Expect plenty of mystery events mixed in along the route! Mystery events can range from balancing on a pipe, solving a word puzzle or making a basket by throwing an object into a barrel. 

Types of Teams

2-Person Teams: Any age, any shape, we don’t care. We want everyone to participate in the fun.

  • Female Masters (each must be 40+)
  • Female Open (everyone else)

1-Women/Child Teams: 

  • Female Adult / Child  (at least one female 17 or over and one member 16 or under (or 1 boy 10 and under) ) - you can add as many as 4 children on your team for $25 per child


All adults must also purchase a USARA racing license. Baby Bees are not required to have a racing license.
Single event license fee $3, or if you do other USARA sanctioned races, a yearly license can be purchased on race day for $35. 

Option 1: Baby Bee (children 16 & under)
$25 entry fee for the child member of the Adult / Child Team
Includes: race entry fee, custom race t-shirt, custom finishers medal and race number.  

Option 2: Princess (adults 17 and older)
$65 Early Bird price (register by 9/01/12)
$75 Entry fee per person registration (after 9/01/12)
Includes: race entry fee, custom race t-shirt, custom finishers medal and race number.  

Option 3: Queen Bee
$65 Early Bird entry fee per person (by 9/01/12) plus additional $100.00 fundraised by at least 1 team member
$75 Entry fee per person registration (after 8/28), plus $100 fundraising by at least 1 team member
Includes: race entry fee, custom race t-shirt, and a custom finishers medal. 
PLUS Women's Race cool max race bib, Women's Race hat, Women's Race coozie, Women's Race custom pewter key chain and bracelet (while supplies last)! You also get a chance to win prizes for the top 3 fundraisers!

Charity: We have selected the Wounded Warrior Project as our charity for The Women's Race. The mission of Wounded Warriors is to honor and empower wounded warriors. The vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.

Scott and I were both personally involved with the Warrior 100K bike ride this year, and saw first hand the benefits this great charity is giving both our men and women service members coming home with injuries.

Each teammember that raises at least $100 for the charity is designated as a Queen Bee and will race in a custom "Pink Racing Singlet". These special racers receive not only thecustom race t-shirt, and a custom finishers medal, but also, a customWomen's Race hat, Women's Racecoozie,Women's Race pewter key chain and bracelet (while supplies last)! .

You also get a chance to win prizes for the top 3 fundraisers! Sign up to Fundraise Now!

Current Fundraiser Leaderboard


Registration: Be one of the first 50 to register for the Women's Race on Sept. 15th, or a fundraiser of $100 or more, and you will receive your choice of hat or visor this year. 

Registration is Live Now

WAIVER - Print out and sign and bring to packet pickup


Family Fun There will be lots of activities for the whole family. We will have the kids adventure zone for the youngsters. This is a very spectator friendly event so bring your cameras.

Volunteer If you have family members or friends that are coming out anyway, ask if they want to volunteer. We need lots of volunteers to help with mystery events, water stations and other fun stuff. It is a way for them to get some cool schwag!  Click Here to Volunteer.


Schedule of Events 

Friday September 14, 2012

10am to 3pm - Packet Pick Up: Rogue Running, 
2800 East Whitestone Boulevard #105, Cedar Park, TX 78613

(512) 777-4467

If you are traveling from out of town or cannot make packet pick up on Friday there will be a packet pick up at the race sight on Saturday morning from 7:00 - 8:30 am.

Saturday September 15, 2012 - It's Race Day!!!

YMCA Cedar Park

7:00 am
Transition area opens. Floats may be dropped off before 8:30am today.  Don't forget to bring 1 life jacket per racer for the float section.  Order of events and precise distances are not given until race start. Have fun with the mystery, it makes for a great time!

7:00 am - 8:30 am Packet pickup at YMCA for teams that could not make packet pickup on Saturday. Look for the building with registration sign near the start/finish line

8:00 - 8:20 am Costume contest parade and judging.

8:30 am
Pre-race briefing at the race site. All participants must attend the pre-race briefing.

9:00 am Race start

Family Fun on Race Day! Bring them Along!

Race day is a great day for everyone! Bring your friends, family, and especially the kids ( a kid's adventure zone with bounce house, obstacles and projects)!!!!

POST RACE: Post Race will be fun too!  Stick around for the kids Adventure Zone.  Stay around to cheer on your fellow racers and watch the awards ceremony.

(What to Bring & Wear FAQs)


You should have a way to carry food and water during the race, like a water bottle or camelback. We WILL have aid stations, but you might want your own stuff in addition.

Other Suggested Items: Sunscreen, hat and eyeglasses if you need them to read. A change of clothes and shoes for after the race. You, your clothes and your shoes will get wet during the race, so you might want to bring a trash bag for your wet clothes. You will be required to keep your shoes on during the water section; we don't want anyone to hurt their feet. A spare towel is nice for after the race and a few bucks for the race expo.






Refund Policy

No refunds under any circumstances.  Wait!  Well maybe.  We at terra firma understand that things change, sometimes out of your control and we never want to rip anyone off.  But please understand that we make a considerable investment in shirts, awards, dumpsters, porta potties, land use fees and a host of other expenses to put a race on.  We know your one fee doesn’t effect this number, but if we don’t have a policy and stick to it, where do we ever draw the line?

We think we’ve come up with a pretty liberal policy and hope you agree:

    • cancellations greater than 21 days prior to the event will receive a 90% refund or 100% credit to another race within a year.
    • cancellations within 15-21 days prior to the event will receive a 50% refund or 100% credit to another race within a year.
    • cancellations within 8-14 days prior to the event will not receive a refund but may receive a 50% credit
      towards another race in the same year.
    • cancellations within the last 7 days prior to the event are not eligible for any refund or credit because we’ve already spent your money.
    • alterations to the course, start time, disciplines and venue (to within a reasonable distance) are not
      grounds for a refund/credit, nor is plain ol’ bad weather.
























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