NEWPORT, OREGON – The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals will hold their 4th Annual Amazing Race on Saturday, July 19. As in years past, challenges will be both mental and physical, with two person teams racing through Newport to cross the finish line. Teams may consist of two men, two women, or co-ed, with participants being 15 years of age or older. Prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the race and complimentary food and beverages will be provided to all participants, volunteers and sponsors.
The Amazing Race start and finish line is located at Yaquina Bay State Park near the Fisherman’s Memorial Gazebo. Check- in begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014, with the race start time scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
Interested parties may pre-register online at newportchamber.org or by calling Bobbi at the Newport Chamber of Commerce office, 541-265-8801. The participation fee is $40 per team and includes an official Amazing Race t-shirt. Registration fees of $60 will be charged after July 13, 2014. Only 40 team slots are available so early registration is advised.
The Chamber would like to thank Wilder for signing on as the Presenting Sponsor of this year’s Amazing Race. Sponsors of the event also include News-Times, Bigfoot Beverages, True-Cut Engraving, Jamie’s Dockside Diner, Oregon Coast Event Rentals, OSU Federal Credit Union, Dutch Bros, Salon Ethos, Les Schwab and Instant Replay Sports & Kids.