Lucky 13 Contest

Have you overcome significant health challenges and would like the opportunity to receive professional training to participate in the 2015 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Half Marathon?  Would you like to get in the best shape of your life?  If so, enter for your chance to be one of the Lucky 13 chosen to participate in this remarkable program.

Tri-City Medical Center is committed to advancing the health and wellness of those we serve. That is why Tri-City Medical Center is once again the title sponsor of the 2015 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon, scheduled on Sunday, January 18, 2015

As part of our commitment to a healthy community and in celebration of this nationally recognized running event, we are making it possible for thirteen (13) lucky North County residents who have never trained for or completed a half marathon to achieve their fitness dreams by offering a comprehensive training and fitness contest that includes:

  • Entrance to the 2015 Carlsbad Half Marathon
  • A fitness assessment (*required to participate)
  • Personalized fitness trainer.
  • Six-month training program provided by In Motion, Inc.
  • "Team Tri-City" training shirt

All Lucky 13 participants are required to attend the Saturday morning runs/walks and informational seminars/clinics with In Motion Fit beginning July 19, 2014.

All Tri-City "Lucky 13" group workouts will be as follows:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays TBD, for the entire 6 months of training (the days and times may change for workouts, however, there will be at least four gym workout day options).
  •  We will also be hosting a weekly night run (TBD) at 6 p.m. each week from the Wellness Center (this night run is open to all members and the Tri-City Community).
  • The Saturday morning group run or walk will meet at a designated time based on your walking or running pace. Groups will meet primarily at the  West Inn & Suites - 4970 Avenida Encinas in Carlsbad and occasionally at the Road Runner Sports in Carlsbad.

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Types of exercise you currently engage in:
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Could you commit to the required workouts listed above?
What are you currently doing to achieve your health and fitness goals?
Please submit your story of how you overcame a health challenge and why you believe this is the perfect time to challenge yourself to complete your first half marathon:

Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Half Marathon Lucky 13 Contest Official Rules:

1. Eligibility: Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Half Marathon Lucky 13 Contest is open to legal residents of North San Diego County (defined as any area north of Solana Beach and west of Escondido) over the age of 18. Entry in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional acceptance of these Official Rules.

2. Contest Period: The entry period begins January 19, 2014 and ends midnight on July 1, 2014.

3. Contest Entry Instructions: During the Contest period, you may apply online at Forms may also be picked up and dropped off at the Tri-City Wellness Center located at: 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA. Limit one (1) entry per person.

4. Tri-City Wellness Center: Approaches fitness and health from a medically integrated perspective.  The Center offers personalized health assessments and personal training in addition to the medical component of cardiac rehabilitation and physical and occupational therapy.  The 58,000 square-foot complex offers a wide variety of exercise options, including an aquatic center with a 25-meter lap pool and warm water therapy pool, personal training, Pilates and group exercise studios, and weight-training facilities.  It also features a Zen garden and a healthy café.

5. Publicity: As a condition of entry into the Contest, except where prohibited by law, each entrant and each winner by accepting a prize grant to Tri-City Medical Center and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns and licensees, all rights, title and interest in to publicize, broadcast, display and/or otherwise use the Contest entrant’s name, city, state and biographical material (collectively, “Licensed Rights”) in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity for advertising and publicity purpose, without additional review, compensation, permission or approval of the winner . Where necessary, the winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release within five(5) business days of attempted notifications or the winner may be disqualified and an alternative winner selected.

6. Training: As a condition of entry into the Contest, each winner has agreed to participate in fitness training provided by Tri-City Wellness Center and In Motion Fit beginning July 15, 2014 through January 16, 2015 and must sign all necessary documents and waivers which will be provided before training will commence. All Contest winners must receive a health assessment, provided by Tri-City Wellness Center, prior to beginning any training. All Contest winners MUST participate in the Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Half Marathon on January 18, 2015 unless medically unfit.

7. Selection of on Contest Winners:  The potential winners (13) will be selected based on compelling stories submitted by midnight July 1, 2014. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest period. The potential winners will be notified via email address or phone number submitted.

8. Prizes: A total of 13 prizes will be awarded. Each Contest winner will receive entrance into the 2015 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Half Marathon, six-month full access membership to the Tri-City Wellness Center, free required health assessment, group training provided by In Motion Fit and a “Tri-City Team” Running Shirt.

9. General Rules: By entering or participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and by the decisions of Tri-City Medical Center, which are final and binding in all aspects.

10. Sponsors: This Contest is sponsored by Tri-City Medical Center, 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside 92056 and In Motion, Inc., 6116 Innovation Way, Carlsbad, CA 92009.