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Virginia 10 Miler

Event Details

Virginia 10 Miler

Time: September 26, 2009 from 8am to 5pm
Location: EC Glass High School
City/Town: Lynchburg, VA
Website or Map: http://www.virginia10miler.co…
Event Type: 10, miler, 4
Organized By: Lynchburg Road Runners
Latest Activity: Aug 24, 2009

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Event Description

FIRST 500 TO REGISTER ONLINE RECEIVE A FREE BROOKS MESH STRING BACKPACK !

Elite Athlete Entry
A limited number of elite athlete sponsorships are available for the 10 mile distance. In some cases comped entry, food, and lodging will be provided. 2009 will feature a number of time bonuses ($$$). Please check the race website for prize money breakdown and addtional incentives. Please contact Elite Entry Chairman, Bret Boman (Bret.Boman@areva.com or 434-841-0554).

Open Men; Sub 55 for 10 miles (sub 33:11 for 10K)
Master Men: Sub 59 (sub 35:36 for 10K)
Grand Master Men: Sub 62 (sub 37:24 for 10K)

Open Women: Sub 60 for 10 miles (sub 36:12 for 10K)
Master Women: Sub 64 (sub 38:37)
Grand Master Women Sub 67 (sub 40:25)


Packet Pickup
Friday 9/25, 4:30pm – 8:00pm, E.C. Glass Cafeteria.
Saturday 9/26, 6:30am - 7:00am, E.C. Glass High School

Race Profile
Runners proceed north on Langhorne Road, downhill for 1.5 miles. After a short distance on Rivermont Terrace, runners turn east onto historic Rivermont Avenue. The 4 Miler participants finish at Randolph College, ¾ of a mile from Rivermont Terrace. Ten Miler participants continue down Rivermont Avenue and follow the course clockwise through Riverside Park overlooking the James River. Runners return same route finising up the infamous, 1.5 mile “Farm Basket” hill.

ChampionChip Timing
Entry fee includes rental of a electronic timing and scoring device. Chips must be returned to volunteers at the end of the race. Failure to return your chip will result in a $30 replacement fee. Chip timing will be used for both the 10 and 4 mile races.

Family Pasta Dinner
Join us Friday evening and experience the warmth of Lynchburg hospitality. A pasta dinner, catered by Monte Carlo Italian Restaurant, will be served at the E.C. Glass Cafeteria.$8.00 to preregistered runners (by 9/24), $12.00 at the door. Proceeds benefit the E.C. Glass Cross Country team.

Host Hotel
Holiday Inn Select, 601 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504, (434)528-2500, (800)HOLIDAY, Special Rates until September 09, 2009.

Awards and Prize Money
VA 10 Miler: Top 6 Overall Male/Female SEE BELOW. Top 3 Masters Male/Female - Prize Money $$$ (SEE BELOW), Top Grand Master Male/Female, Top 3 in each age group. Awards will not be mailed.

2009 Virginia 10 Miler Open Prize Money/ Awards (Male & Female):
$500 1st
$300 2nd
$200 3rd
Free Brooks Shoes Places 4-6

Master’s: $100 1st
Grand Master’s: $100 1st

Special Award: $400 for 1st Master’s Under 52 minutes

1st man under 50:00: TBA
1st woman under 55:00: TBA

VA 4 Miler: Top 3 Overall, Top Master M/F, Top 3 in each Age Group. Awards will not be mailed.

Commemorative 36th Anniversary Finisher Medals to all that finish the Virginia 10 Miler & 4 Miler.

Team Competition
Team Competition will take place in BOTH races and across 2 team divisions; Open and Corporate. A team will consist of no more than 5 team members with the top 3 scoring and the other members displacing. Awards to top team in each division.

Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series
The Virginia 10 Miler will serve as the final race in the Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series. Double points will be awarded. Please visit http://www.riversiderunners.com/ for details.

Post Race Celebration
After crossing the finish line, all race participants will gather at EC Glass H.S. for plenty of complimentary food and beverage, music, and massages. Bring your family to enjoy the variety of post race activities and awards ceremony.

Bands and Neighborhood Parties

Live bands and music will be located throughout the courses for both races. Runners will be treated to more than 4 live bands and DJ's. Neighborhood parties are also being organized on the course.

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