Race Forward prioritizes the health and safety of our members, staff, and the staff of the spaces in which we convene. As we navigate the next phase of the pandemic, we must do our best to create a culture of care. That means we ask that our in-person attendees do their part to keep us all safe.
*Please follow CDC guidelines and DO NOT travel if you are not feeling well or if you may have been recently exposed to the COVID-19 virus*
Please note that to participate in the in-person event you will need to have either proof of vaccination or proof of a negative antigen or PCR test within 72 hours. Masks will be MANDATORY throughout the event. Read below for more details.
To register for the in-person event, registrants must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Registrants must be up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccinations, as defined by the CDC.
In-person attendees will be required to show their proof of vaccination status at onsite registration.
To enter the event venue, attendees must have proof of a negative antigen or PCR test result within 72 hours prior to the event.
Race Forward will only be able to provide limited first-come antigen testing onsite for attendees who were unable to get a test before traveling.
The following will be acceptable COVID-19 Tests and Documents:
- Options for COVID-19 testing, in order of Facing Race preference:
- Clinically administered PCR test
- Clinically administered rapid antigen test
- IF a clinically administered test is not available – Facing Race will accept an at-home test result with a photo timestamp
- Test results MUST be administered within a 72-hour window of the start of the event on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 9:00AM MST.
COVID-19 tests administered prior to 72 hours will not be verified and attendees will be required to submit additional test results. Please make sure to adjust your testing window for the time zone where you will be receiving the test. The 72-hour testing window starts Monday, November 14th, 2022, starting at 9:00AM MST.
If you are unable to receive a vaccination due to religious belief, practice, or observance please provide official documentation of exemption from your employer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Masks will be required in all indoor spaces. We highly recommend N95 masks. Please make sure masks fit securely and cover your nose and mouth completely. Attendees should expect to keep masks on throughout the event venue space.
Please note that attendees will have their masks off while eating and drinking in the main event plenary space. The event venue managers only allow eating and drinking in the main plenary space.
Contactless registration will be available on site. All tables, seating, and registration desks/kiosks will be organized to support social distancing.
Additionally, hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the venue.
Please Stay Tuned for More Information
The Face Race planning team will continue to monitor ongoing developments in COVID-19 health and safety, as well as new variants of the virus. We will update this page periodically. Please stay tuned in for more information, especially if you intend to attend Facing Race in person.