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Event Information

event schedule

Friday, June 30, 2017
Friday Night Skate in Washington, DC

hosted by Washington Area Roadskaters

time
activity
7:00 pm Friday Night Skate around the Monuments
9:00 pm Post Skate Social at Teaism

Saturday, July 1, 2017
Skate of the Union® Trail Skate on Anacostial Riverwalk Trail
hosted by DC-ICE

time
activity
10 am - 12 pm Social Skate on Anacostia Riverwalk Trail
(meet at Anacostia Skating Pavilion)

Skate of the Union® All Skate Party at at Anacostia Skating Pavilion
hosted by DC-ICE

time*
activity
1:00-3:00 pm Free Learn to Skate Clinic* by National Skate Patrol
3:00 pm Opening Skate with DJ
3:30 pm Slalom Skating with Sonic
4:00 pm DC Rollergirls Demo
4:30 pm Rolloway Productions Demo
5:00 pm DC-ICE Demo
5:30 pm Rockville Rollers Demo


Sunday, July 2, 2017
Skate of the Union® Grand Prix at RFK Stadium's Grand Prix Race Track

hosted by DC-ICE & Skater's Quest

time*
activity
7:00 am Check-In / On-site Registration Opens
8:00 am 5k & 1-Lap Kids Roll start
8:30 am Half Marathon & Full Marathon start
9:00-10:00 am Free Learn to Inline Skate Clinic*
10:30 am 5K Awards
11:15 am Skateboard 100m Drag Race
11:30 am Skate to Pyeongchang (1-lap Skate for TeamUSA)
12:00 pm Half Marathon & Full Marathon Awards

* Note: Inline skates and protective equipment are available to borrow during the Free Learn to Skate Clinics. If you own your own helmet, we recommend that you bring it.

 

race course map

Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Grand Prix Race Track

 

race timing

Chip Timing
All inline and roller skating timed events will using disposable B-tag timing from Amazing Race Timing.  Prior to skating, all participants are required to check-in to complete a waiver and receive their assigned race bib and tags. 

 

race registration and fees

View Registration Information Page »

 

race requirements

Eligibility
All 5K participants must be at least 5 years of age.

All 1-Lap Roll participants must be under 13 years of age.

Waiver
All skating participants must check in and complete a waiver prior to entering the Sunday events.

Drafting & Etiquette
Cross-gender drafting is permitted. All slower skaters are requested to skate in the right side of the track to allow for incident free passing by faster skaters in the left lane.

Event Number
All participants must wear their event number on their left thigh to access the track.

Protective Equipment
All participants are required to wear a helmet and wrist protection. Knee and elbow pads are recommended.

Additional Safety Precautions
Headphones, baby joggers, strollers and animals are not permitted on the track.

Personal Hydration
It is recommended that all participants bring their own personal hydration system
(e.g. water bottle or Camelbak) or have supporters available to hand you water bottles.

 

race awards & categories

Prize Purse
There will be a monetary prize purse for the top 3 male and female finishers of the Marathon.

Awards
Trophies will be given to the top 3 overall male and female finishers of the Marathon for both inline and quad divisions

Medals and prizes will be given to the top 3 overall male and female finishers for the 5K & Half Marathon for both inline and quad divisions.

Medals will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age category for the Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K for both inline and quad divisions.

Medals will be given to all 1-Lap Roll Finishers.

Age Categories
Primary 8 & Under, Juvenile 9-10, Freshman 11-13, Junior 14-17, Senior 18-24,
Master 25-34, Master 35-44, Master 45-54, Master 55-64, Master 65-74, Master 74+

Results
Results will be posted online by July 9, 2017.

race weather policy

Inclement Weather Policy
No skating will be permitted in the case of lightning.  

The 5K & 1-Lap Kids Roll will be cancelled if the pavement is wet.

 

race food & beverages

Drinks and snacks provided by Teaism.