United Way 1000 Lakes Itascaamazing Race
The Itascamazing Race is a Grand Rapids area-wide scavenger hunt consisting of teams of 2-8. Teams will be given a series of clues and challenges to complete in a 3 hour time period. Each challenge will be worth different point values, and some will include bonus points, so teams will need to use their creativity and knowledge of the area to race their way to first!
How to Participate
- Recruit a Team
Gather your friends, coworkers, or family to take on the race together! Your team can consist of up to eight (8) people. Teams consisting of children (ages 6-12) require at least one adult team member.
- Choose a Team Name
Your team name is how you’ll be identified on the race leaderboard – so choose something fun and unique! You also might choose to dress up as a team – and bonus points might be up for grabs for the best costumed team.
- Sign Up
Team members can register individually, or a team captain can sign the whole team up at once. If you’re signing up individually, make sure to identify the same team name as your other team members!
- Download the Scavify app
The Itascamazing Race will be conducted over the Scavify app, where you’ll find clues, upload photos, and track your progress. Only one member from each team needs to operate the app. Download: iPhone | Android
- Get Ready to Race!
Check out our pre-race instructions to make sure you’re ready for the race! Be sure to invite supporters to cheer you on at our pre-race rally and celebrate your success at our post-party at Rapids Brewing Co.!
$25 Adults (ages 13+) – $30 after after August 19
$15 Child (age 6-13)* – $20 after August 19
*Children under age 6 may join at no cost, however, T-shirts and other event perks will come at an additional cost.
All registered participants will receive a race toolkit, which includes a collectible T-shirt as well as other event perks.
Where: The race will begin in the parking lot near United Way’s offices (350 NW 1st Ave., Grand Rapids)