USF’s Amazing Race and Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Fair - Saturday, March 5

Race participants must pre-register by Friday, March 4th, at 9 a.m. on the Tampa Bay Cycle website. The first 80 to register will receive a WeCar t-shirt or a WYBAC t-shirt that can be picked up on event day.

The Amazing Race details:

  • Teams of two ride bicycles to solve clues leading to checkpoints on campus

  • Self photos taken of team showing checkpoint

  • Each team must bring either a digital camera or camera phone to take checkpoint photos

  • First teams back with correct check points win grand prizes, everyone receives recognition, certificate and other prizes

  • Teams must stay together and photos from only one cell phone/camera will be allowed and taken in order of checkpoint list

  • Teams must cross finish line with bicycle, walking bicycle during event is allowed, bicycle must remain with participant throughout race

  • Phone-a-friends to help solve clues are allowed at any time during the race

  • Information booths include WeCar, WalkWise Tampa Bay, Wellness Education & Promotion, Tampa BayCycle, Bicycle Club at USF , USF Police Bicycle Registration and more

  • The race is open to anyone over the age of 18 who would like to join the fun; you do not need to be affiliated with USF to enter and participate

Saturday, March 5. Safety Fair: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call USF Wellness Education & Promotion (formerly Wellness USF) at 813-974-4936, or email Julie Bond at [email protected].

University of South Florida Campus Recreation Center: 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa.

Image via Tampa Bay Cycle.

Since March is Bike Month in Florida, Tampa Bay Cycle and USF Tampa are teaming up to host the Amazing Race bicycle scavenger hunt this Saturday, March 5th. Along with the bicycle race/scavenger hunt, there will be a Pedestrian Safety Fair held at the campus recreation center from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The bike race check-in is at 11 a.m. and race orientation begins at 12 p.m. Teams of two on bicycles will be gathering clues that lead to checkpoints on campus, taking photos of each one, and the team that returns first with all of the correct checkpoints is the winner.

After the race, there will be a party with food, music, giveaways and an awards ceremony with rewards for the top 5 teams and prizes for all participants.

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