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4th Annual Row/Run Across Texas Initiative
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Region 4 Row Across Texas Fitness Competition

 Export to Your Calendar 12/1/2019 to 2/29/2020
When: December 1 - February 29
Where: Region 4
United States
Contact: Justin Baker

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Region 4:


It’s time for the 4th Annual Row/Run Across Texas Initiative.  This year you can row, run, and elliptical to calculate meters.  The calculation chart will automatically convert your miles to meters so it’s easy to keep up with.  We will still have prizes for 1st through 3rd places in all age groups.  Those who place 1st through 3rd will win a trophy and DPSOA gift card. Please read carefully over the rules and don’t hesitate to email me with any questions. 


December 1, 2019 - February 28, 2020

(Registration will remain open through February)


What’s New:


  1. This year’s race will have a $20.00 entry fee.  The fee will go toward a t-shirt, challenge coin, and the opportunity to win up to 26 raffle tickets.
  2. We will no longer have teams.  Individual competitors only competing in one of the five age groups.
  3. A dedicated elliptical workout will now be allowed.
  4. For every 50K meters rowed, you will earn a raffle ticket (Up to 26 tickets can be earned). 
  5. Tickets will be drawn at the end of the race for a variety of prizes.  

Top Raffel Prizes

Springfield XDS .45

with laser

Henry 22


Fitbit Smart


Region IV

Row / Run Across Texas Initiative


Region IV Personnel,

Starting December 1st, with the support of the Region IV chain of command and DPSOA those who are interested will have an opportunity to participate in a friendly initiative called “Row/Run Across Texas.”  This initiative is intended to keep everyone motivated to stay physically active between the PRT testing periods.  The goal of this initiative is that each individual row/run/elliptical to reach the designated checkpoints along Interstate 10.  Individual participants will be categorized by age (per PRT flow chart) and the amount of meters performed. Participants are responsible for logging their daily progress on the chart provided.  Participants will need to check in every time they reach a 50K meter mark and at designated city checkpoints. All charts need to be turned in by February 28, 2018. Prizes will go to the individuals who reach Beaumont first or accumulate the most meters in each group. As well, we will have a raffle at the end with all the tickets earned during this race.



This is an integrity based competition!!! This initiative is meant to be fun and motivate everyone to continue working out, or start!

·       Starting December 1st you will need to keep a log of each row/run/elliptical you complete.  This will be done on the Excel program provided.  (proof of each workout is not required but is recommended for bragging rights)

·       Upon reaching a 50K mark or city checkpoint, email your progress to as soon as possible. Please do not skip checking in at checkpoints!!!!

·       Road and treadmill runs are acceptable (NOT pedometers counting daily steps).  It must be a dedicated run workout.   A dedicated continued walk will also be accepted.

·       Elliptical machines will also be accepted.  Miles will convert to meters on the provided calculation chart.

·       Just like a golf tournament, you will not be monitored throughout the race.  So it is extremely important you check in once you’ve reached the assigned checkpoints!!!!!

·       You must be assigned to Region IV before or during the race to participate.  You will not be disqualified if you transfer out of Region IV during the race.

·       Refer to department policies.  Just as the current policy states, workouts shall be completed before or after your assigned shift.

·        Last, be safe, know your physical limits.


City Check Points:


Sierra Blanca- 123,920 meters

Van Horn – 177,028 meters

Fort Stockton- 370,150 meters

Ozona- 539,131 meters

Sonora- 595,458 meters

Junction- 688,800 meters

San Antonio-870,657 meters

Houston-1,181,260 meters

Beaumont- 1,321,274 meters


Prizes For Each Age Group


1st place- Will receive a Trophy, $40 DPSOA gift card

2nd place – Will receive a Trophy, $25 DPSOA gift card

3rd place - Will receive a $10 DPSOA gift card

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