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Join Us for the 25th Annual
WORLD AIRLINE ROAD RACE
September 21 - 23 2006
Each airline has a Team Captain. They are continuously updated on WARR plans and changes. Please contact your Captain for the latest on WARR activities, accommodations and travel plans. The Team Captains Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2006 at Krasnapolsky hotel 09:00 hours. Attendance is limited to one representative per airline, with the exception of the WARR 2007 Host Airline. Team Captains: pick up your Special Team Captains Package at the registration desk.
You may pick up your T-shirt and Registration Package at the Krasnapolsky hotel convention center desk during the following hours Thursday, September 21 10 – 12 hrs / 14 – 16 hrs Friday, September 22 10 – 12 hrs / 14 – 16 hrs / 21 – 22 hrs
Please advise Barry, the number of WARR’s that you have had the pleasure of participating in, by sending him an email at email@example.com and let your Team Captain know how many WARR’s you have attended.
The WARRtering Hole will be your hospitality room during your stay in Amsterdam. Located in the Krasnapolsky hotel St. Johns Room. It will be a place to stop by to socialize with old airline friends and take the opportunity to meet new ones. Airline lists will be posted with names of all participants. A message board will be available for contacting friends and making team announcements. Information regarding WARR 2006 special events or attractions will be posted. The WARRtering Hole will open at 1000 hours on September 21, 2006 and hours of operation will be posted thereafter.
The traditional Get-Acquainted/T-Shirt Swap Party will be held at the Krasnapolsky Hotel Winter Garden September 22, 2006 and is one of the big highlights of WARR week. This pre-race PARTY is an opportunity to renew friendships from previous WARR’s, make new acquaintances, and swap mementos, memorabilia and Tshirts with friends from around the world. Airline teams are all invited to submit a T-Shirt design depicting the theme of the current year’s event for judging. A team representative models the team T-Shirt and winners of the T-Shirt Contest are announced at this party! Don’t miss this famous social event!
Everyone is encouraged to bring team banners and flags to display at all WARR activities. Please note that restrictions may apply for the hanging of banners and flags at some of the WARR functions and venues. Include plenty of promotional items and mementos from your Airline and Country to distribute at WARR’s social gatherings. Wear a shirt displaying your team or airline logo during the race. Airline, Club, or Team merchandise may NOT be sold at WARR functions. We encourage teams that wish to sell items to do so in their own hospitality suites. Please invite other teams to drop by and socialize.
Enjoy a great dinner while PARTYING to the theme of “Dance with Rembrandt”. There will be plenty of music and dancing in Grand Ballroom of Hotel Krasnapolsky, on September 23, 2006. This is always a SOLD-OUT WARR event, so get your tickets early, Who knows, maybe one of those awards will be yours
Our Special Word Airline Road Race 2006 “Rembrandt” T-Shirt
Our Special Commemorative Medal
Please copy this brochure before sending in your entry form so others may learn about WARR. NO SMOKING PLEASE
WARR will operate in a smoke-free environment at all sponsored and official events. AWARDS & RACE DIVISIONS
Over 180 trophies will be presented in male and female categories for team, overall and age groups for active and retired airline employees. There is also a non-airline category with individual overall trophies for male and female in both races, as well as a non-airline team award. WARR does not provide postage to send awards to winners not present at the Awards Banquet unless an exchange is required. TEAM TROPHIES
There are four Travel and Participation Trophies. These are the Grand Prizes, as they require maximum airline and team effort. Categories are based on the size of the airline.
Category A..…...............................Over 20,000 employees
Category B.....................................8,001 to 20,000 employees
Category C.....................................2,001 to 8,000 employees
Category D.................................... 2,000 employees or less (Size as listed in the current World Aviation Directory)
This trophy rewards the airlines and teams that make a major effort to organize and travel to the race. Scoring is based on each airline team and the distance from that airline’s headquarters to the race site.
This trophy rewards airline participation and running effort. Scoring is based on each runner’s place. If both races are run, the highest finish place will count.
Each race will have individual trophies for overall Open and Masters. In 5 year age groups for men and women, 1st to 3rd exception 10K Under 24, Men & Women 1st & 2nd only. No individual may win more than one trophy per race.
Each race will have team trophies for 1st through 5th for Men Open & Masters and 1st through 3rd for Women’s Open and Masters. (Masters are age group 40 and over on race day).
Awards will be presented for the Americas, European, Pacific and Afro-Asia Divisions, and for the best team T-shirt design. To honor our generous Sponsors and non-airline volunteers, some members of this select group are chosen to be judges for the T-Shirt Design Contest and results of the T-Shirt Judging are based solely on their voting.
10K 09:00 - Start & Finish at the Olympic Stadium 5K 10:30 - Start & Finish at the Olympic Stadium
Both races start and finish at the Olympic Stadium. ChampionChip time ranking system will be used for time keeping. 5K walkers should maintain a minimum pace of 10 minutes per kilometer. Visit the WARR 2006 Web Site including racecourse details Race Course: www.worldairlineroadrace.org
In 2006 it will have been 400 years ago that Rembrandt, Holland’s greatest 17thcentury painter, was born. The perfect occasion to train the spotlight on this Dutch master throughout the year. Like no other artist, Rembrandt managed to capture light and shadows in paint. In addition, his drawings and etchings are unequalled. Rembrandt’s 400th birthday: a wonderful reason for a celebration! Throughout 2006 spectacular exhibitions and events will be staged in various cities in Holland.
Because of the size of the volunteer staff, and our desire to keep fees down, we are not able to acknowledge the receipt of your entry form. Entry Forms MUST be postmarked no later than August 15, 2006. Submit your entries at the Registration Room if your entry misses this postal deadline. Entries without payment included will be held until race week and charged the late fee. Please do not send cash.
Registration can also be made on line by clicking on the SignMeUp.com icon on the WARR website www.worldairlineroadrace.org
The entry fee if postmarked by July 29 is USD 35.00 The entry fee if postmarked between July 30 and August 15 is USD 40.00 The 21 and 22 September entry fee at the registration desk is USD 45.00 There is NO Race day Registration. Due to the extensive financial commitments we must make, we are unable to refund race entry fees. Dinner fees will be refunded if requested by August 18, 2006. There is a $5.00 handling fee on refunds. Your cancelled check is your receipt.
Race Handbook - Entry to Hospitality Suite (WARRtering hole) - WARR 2006 “Running with Rembrandt: T-shirt - Participation 10K and or 5K races - Over 180 awards - Your Race Results - Entry to T-shirt Party - Contribution to local Charity Lasting Friendships From Around the World.
The WARR 2006 Headquarters Hotel is the “NH Krasnapolsky” at the Dam Square. NH Hotels would like to offer World Airline Road Race competitors special WARR rates in 3, 4 and 5 star hotels in city centre. To check rates and reserve a room, WARR participants can visit the NH web site WARR 2006 – Amsterdam
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