Supporting running in the metro Richmond area
Time: June 2, 2013 from 8am to 10am
Location: "Stratford Hills Shopping Center"
Street: Forest Hill Ave
Website or Map: http://maps.yahoo.com/#q=6800…
Event Type: 10k, grand prix, club race
Organized By: Mike Levins
Latest Activity: Jun 2
This is the 34th year for this race. Due to construction on the Huguenot bridge, the race distance will be 8K for this year. The course is an out and back with a mile downhill at the beginning and a mile uphill at the end. The course is on roads along the James River. Course records: Male Overall - James Coleman 31:11 (1988) Female Overall - Lynn MacDougall 35:25 (1994) Male Masters - Thom Suddeth 32:43 (1990) Female Masters - Cecil Astrop - 39:28 (1995)
Please do not forget to bring your non-perishable food item to the race. Let's out run hunger!
The preregistration fee is $5 for RRRC members. The preregistration fee is $5 for RRRC club members and $10 for non-members. Race day entry is $15 for all entrants. Club membership is only $15. Entry fees are non-refundable and entries are non-transferable, no exceptions. Online registration will be available though 11:59 p.m. on May 30.
The race is limited to the first 400 participants. Registration will be closed when capacity is reached.
The 8k (4.96 miles) course is an out and back course. It starts on the road beside the shopping center and descends down a fast 1 mile to a flat scenic run along the James River for about 1.5 miles to the turn around point. The return course is a reverse of the outgoing, back up that same starting hill. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY. BE ALERT, WATCH FOR TRAFFIC & PAY ATTENTION TO COURSE MARSHALS.
The race will be staged from the Stratford Hills Shopping Center, on the corner of Forest Hill Avenue and Hathaway Rd.
Grand Prix Race:
Each year the club runs a series of races and members collect points by placing or volunteering at the events. At the end of the year the male and female winners are announced as the Grand Prix Champions at the club’s annual banquet.
Race numbers may be picked up on Race day starting at 7 am.
There will be awards to the top three males & females as well as ribbons for the first three people in the standard RRRC five year age groups. Awards will also be presented to the top male & female master.
The race will be computer timed by the Richmond Road Runners Club. Results will be posted after completion of the race online.
Random prizes will be presented after the race while the results are being tabulated.
Will be available after the race.
Mike Levins (stratford10K@rrrc.org)