ABOUT

 

The 1st Responder Challenge began with the Boston’s Run To Remember. Each year departments from across the globe field teams of 5 or more runners who compete for a cash prize to their own favorite charity. It was this challenge that lead the LAPD to invite the Boston team to produce the inaugural LA race in 2016.

 

THE CHALLENGE

 
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  • Field a team of 5 or more runners to complete as a team in the Half Marathon. All runners must be sworn first responders on race day. 
  • Your team's 5 members race times will be averaged to determine your team score
  • The fastest teams in each category will receive a cash donation to a charity of their choosing or use it within their department to better serve the community.
 

PRIZES

 

We have 4 categories based on the size of your department

 
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$7,000 1st Place
$3,000 2nd Place

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$5,000 1st Place

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$5,000 1st Place

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  • $2,500 1st Place Fire Department 1/2 Marathon
  • $500 Cadet/Explorer Post 10K