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Life Time Diaper Derby

This is a fun-filled event for your little crawlers who will make their way across a 10-foot mat for the chance to be a champion!

The Life Time Diaper Derby kicks off the race weekend for the Life Time Miami Marathon & Half presented by FP Movement. This is a fun-filled event for your little crawlers who will make their way across a 10-foot mat for the chance to be a champion!

BUT no matter who reaches the Finish Line first, there are no losers in this competition. Dubbed “the cutest moment in endurance sports”, the derby will consist of 5 heats of 5 babies. The fastest baby from each heat will then race in the final for top-spot.

Registration is limited to the first 25 babies aged 6-12 months. Parents/guardians, be sure to enter the child’s information in the “Participant Info” section of registration; both parent and child information will be collected during the registration process.

Information for the 2025 event coming soon; details subject to change.

Event details

Date: Friday, January 26

Start Time: 2:00 PM
Participants must arrive 30 minutes prior to start to check in.

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center | Life Time Miami Marathon & Half Expo presented by Amethyst

Fee: $25

View the “course map” below. Additional event information will be sent to registrants prior to race day.

Participant Items

All participants will receive the race-issued onesie and a special finisher item featured below!

2024 Onesie
Push Pop Ball

Awards will be given to the Overall Winners in the final Championship race! The winner from each of the 5 heats will compete in a final Championship race and take home a special award.

Race Rules
1) Registration is restricted to crawling children only (no walking) aged 6-12 months.
2) Athletes must crawl from the start line to finish line across the 10-foot course mat. If an athletes stands up and walks at any time during the race, he/she will be disqualified. The athlete must cross the finish line with both hands.
3) A “coach” must accompany all athletes. Having one coach behind the starting line, and another coach behind the finish line is permissible.
4) Coaches are NOT ALLOWED ON COURSE. However, if any point the race participant bonks (crying, refusal to move, diaper blowout, etc.) permission will be granted to a coach to remove the baby from the field.
5) The athlete may not be pushed to give them a head start, nor pulled across the Finish Line.
6) All food is prohibited on the track, including dry cereals, bottles, etc.
7) Coaches may use toys, bottles, pacifiers, etc. to entice the baby to crawl. Adults MUST stay behind the lines and will not be allowed in the middle of the crawling area until the race is finished.
8) Athletes will not be timed, however there will be a cut-off time of 5 minutes for each race. If no child has crossed the finish line in the time limit, the child closest to the finish line will be deemed the winner.
9) Decision of the judges is final in all cases. No instant replays.
10) HAVE FUN!!

Photos and videos are encouraged. Spectators interested in attending to cheer on these elite crawlers are welcome for free.

course map

Design subject to change.

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