Concept/Overview

An engaging race based on combining the RL Iron Man, Spartan, and Amazing Race into one amazing adventure race where you need the endurance of Atlas to win! The race takes place in Second Life, Metaverse.Only residents of Second Life, Metaverse are allowed to participate in the ATLAS Race.

Registered users participate in an endurance race that spans multiple sims, multiple adventures, and involves problem solving.All proceeds from this event go to MEROE Uhuru Programs, which fund the following charities:

The HIDDEN GENIUS project, educating boys on STEM

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Black Girls Do STEM, educating girls on STEM

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The ATLAS Race is in two forms, the first form is for regular participants, and features a shorter, smaller race. The second form is for endurance and competitive athletes that are interested in competing at a high level for a prize.

The ATLAS RACE Season Event Schedule

The ATLAS Race is held twice a year, two seasons. During Winter break of Dec 27th – Dec 31st (Season 1) & Jul 1st – 7th (Season 2), every year.

The ATLAS Race HUD and events/races are open all year so that participants can practice and train. Only registered ticket holders are allowed to compete in the two official events which give out prizes. Practice races which are available daily contain 5 to 6 races/events. The main event races held twice a year contain 10-14 events. The additional events are updated 24h before the main race.


THE ATLAS RACE

Each racer starts the race, and as they complete each segment they must solve a puzzle or hunt. Upon completing the puzzle or hunt they are given a clue to the next location of the race. Each segment is timed. To qualify for the medal all racers/participants must cross the finish line or have a time less than the time/window provided. Winners of the race (1st-3rd) place will receive a share of the total prize for the event.

Details of the race are provided in the ATLAS Race Manual/Passport included with the ATLAS Race HUD.

All locations are considered confidential until 1 week prior to the race. The details of the race are given to participants in the Pre-race briefing.

Practice Race events are held continuously throughout the year. Use your HUD to practice the available locations, new locations are added prior to new main event start.


Registration, Tickets, Passports ..etc.

ATLAS RACE registration is available by purchasing a RACE TICKET via Second Life Marketplace. Each participant is allowed to have one Supporter attend the race and take pics during the race activities. This event is only available for Second Life Residents, and is located inworld in Second Life, Metaverse. Each ticket holder is contacted inworld (Second Life, Metaverse). within 48 hrs of purchase to confirm registration. Each ticket holder will identify their team name during the registration contact. All teams must contain a minimum of 3 racers.

All Required Passports and Critical Gear – Click for Tickets


Event Logistics

When: 

Duration. 7 days, JULY 1st – 7th,  

Flexible Start

Race Duration: Four days to complete all events. Race performance time is captured using the HUD 


Event Roles

The Event Roles provides an overview of roles within the Race. If there are any questions about responsibilities or roles. Please Reach out to Ras or Gigi. Click below to download the advertising flyer for the race to help with promoting the race.

ATLAS Race Social Media Ad 2022

Partners

Partners provide the SIM and a logo for display in the museum and part of the promotional assets.

Partners help to promote outdoors activities in SL

Partners get greater exposure via social promotion campaigns, and visitors to the sim

Partners receive a donation for the appreciation of the use of their time and facilities

Donation is from UCS and is not derived from the charity event.

Please click this link to register as a Sponsor, Vendor, or Partner

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFxSa0Bb4cLQ9rA7KVIRQsmpuhXEMwxDGfq3_n9N88bWQFUA/viewform?usp=sf_link

MEROE Team

We provide the logistics team to monitor participants

We provide support for participants

We are the single PoC for participant issues decreasing the impact on partners



Event Course (A mixture of the below – see your ATLAS Race Passport/Ticket)

Skydive

Swim

Run

Cycle

Surfing

Kayaking

Drive

Scuba

Sport Activity (revealed during pre-race briefing)

Hike

Mountain Climb: Plant Flag – Post pic


Event Fee

The following fees are required prior to the start of the race. All fees go to the UHURU program and are immediately submitted as donations to the charities described earlier in the overview.

SOLO Racers and TEAM Racers fees are bundled in the ticket price.

Sponsor: Gift Cards or $L 500,$L 1000 donation

Vendors: $L 500


Gear 

The following gear should already be acquired prior to the start of the race. We recommend wearing or creating outfits for each race to ensure you can save time, while gearing up. 

Backpack

Swimming outfit

Parachute

Swimmer HUD

Bicycle/Cycle

Car

Body Scanners

Triathlon Pedometer

Scuba Compass


Rules

The following rules must be accepted and understood prior to starting the race.

All participants must have fun

All participants must have a good spirit during the race

No bullying

All participants must wear the ATLAS Race Hud at all times

All participants must wear appropriate gear

All participants can be scanned for attachments at any time

All participants must wear TAG

All data is captured from your ATLAS Race HUD at each leg of the race, suspected tampering of data will lead to disqualification and banning in future races.


Prizes:

Each leg of the race or event features a prize. At the conclusion of the race all scores will be compiled and winners announced the following week on our site. 

Total Prizes equal $10K Linden in total prizes not including free swag.

Prizes will be warded to the following:

ATLAS RACE Event:

1st Place: Vacation, Medal

2nd Place: Gift Card, Medal

3rd Place: Gift Card, Medal




ATLAS RACE Partners and Sponsors

Grand Canyon Resort

Mt. Everest

Lil Cuba Resort

Second Life Cycling Federation

GBA Team – The WARRIORS

Racers Island

UGLEE Radio

Sneaky Link Radio

Chocolate Media

Khaotic Entertainment

Verse & Vinyl

Pour p Winery

More sponsors…coming..






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