The race ends with a huge party called the AfterScurry where we’ll have music, food, and plenty of adult beverages. See what the commotion was all about last year by checking out our Facebook page…
- OK, we can’t promise any additional power.
- We can promise a little prestige.
- You definitely get to gloat. Gloat on.
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I’m not exactly what you’d call an athlete. Am I still going to have fun?You bet your dusty tennis shoes you will! Whether you run marathons just for giggles or consider the walk to the copier exercise, our events are designed for people of all shapes and sizes. You will be asked to boogie, jump, throw, and generally move around in strange ways, so do whatever you think is necessary to prepare for that.
What does the course look like?Wouldn't you like to know! We keep the course a secret until Scurry day, but we can tell you that each race includes Hubs (think the Riverfront, Clifton, Covington) where multiple challenges are completed. You'll take buses from each Hub to the next. All you really need to worry about is enjoying yourself, and we will take care of the rest.
What will we be doing?Like the course, we keep the events a secret, but in years past we've sung the national anthem at Great American Ballpark, sampled beer at the Moerlein Lager House, roller derbied, wrestled (fake) alligators at Newport Aquarium, tailgated with a fraternity, bowled, Segwayed, and much, much more. What will the next Scurry hold? You'll have to wait and see. We can only promise it will be fun. (We're sensing a theme here...)
What are the rules?There aren't many-mainly you have to follow your clues and listen to Scurry officials at each spot. You also have to ride the bus from Hub to Hub. Other than that, your #1 rule to follow is to have fun.
My boss is on the fence about sponsoring a team. How do I get him/her to say yes?When you pitch the idea, tell your boss the Scurry is 1) a great team building event, 2) gives your company a bunch of great promotion, 3) helps teenagers in the toughest part of their life, and 4) a ton of fun. How can you say no to that?
Can I participate with friends, or is this a “Companies Only” thing?We welcome anyone and everyone to get a team of four people together-no need to be sponsored by a company. If the team price seems steep, we encourage fundraising!