MDRA VICTORY 10K and STEVE WILLIAMS MEMORIAL 5K
Monday, September 5, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 10K
An MDRA Grand Prix Event and USATF Team Championship
9:30 a.m. - 5K
10:20 a.m. - Victory Lap Kids 1/2 Mile Fun Run
Victory Memorial Drive. The race begins and ends at Webber Park in north Minneapolis at Webber Parkway and Colfax Ave N., northwest of downtown Minneapolis.
Take I-94 to Dowling Ave exit. Go west 2 blocks to Lyndale, right (north) 4-1/2 blocks to Webber Parkway. Left 3 blocks to race start. Approximately 4 miles north of downtown Minneapolis, near 42nd and Lyndale Ave N.
This course is flat, straight and fast! It starts on Webber Parkway near Colfax and proceeds west on Victory Memorial Drive to the flagpole. It then turns directly south to Lowry to the halfway point turn-around and returns the same route, finishing on Webber Parkway near Bryant Ave. USATF certified. Split at 1 mile. The 5K course is flat asphalt, out and back.
The Victory Lap Kids 1/2 Mile Fun Run course will start on the road, enter the park, circle a pond and finish by the library.
Results posted at finish, at this web site and published in Run Minnesota. Runners whose email addresses are known will receive individual results by email on race day.
Cash prizes ($300, $200, $100) to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
overall finishers and $150 to first Masters in the men's and women's
Awards go to the first place finishers in the 10K and 5K, men and women: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+ and wheelers.
Long sleeve T-shirts to all participants in 10K and 5K. Short sleeve t-shirts for the Victory Lap Kids Fun Run participants available on race day.
Awards will also be made to the runners who complete both the 5K and 10K in the lowest total time.
USATF Minnesota 10K Championship
The 10K is the 2016 USATF Men's Minnesota Championship, with cash awards for USATF-registered teams and medals for open and masters individuals. To be eligible for USATF individual or team awards, you must be a member of USATF Minnesota,. You may join online.
Team awards will total $550, and teams will be scored by totaling the times of the first five USATF-registered team members. USATF will also supply individual awards for the first three USATF-registered men in the open and masters categories.
New this year: Chip Timing!
The MDRA Victory 5K and 10K will be chip timed this year. If you are running the double-header, simply keep your chip on your show when you finish the 10K.
The chips are NOT disposable. A fee of $10 will be charged for chips lost or not returned.
$35 through August 15
$40 August 16 through Sept. 4
$45 race day
$30 through August 15
$35 August 16 through Sept. 4
$40 race day
$50 through August 15
$60 August 16 through Sept. 4
$5 discount to MDRA members in 5K, 10K, or double header.
Click here to register online
by Sept. 2.
On Saturday Sept. 3 and Sunday Sept. 4, everyone who has registered may pick-up their race number and shirts at Marathon Sports during regular store hours.
Race day entry and number pick-up beginning at 6:30 a.m. at Webber Park Library.
Numbers are not transferable. Fees are not refundable.
If you would like to volunteer, please call Sam at 612-327-2661 or email Sam, email@example.com. All volunteers will receive a sweet T-shirt.
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