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Join us for this unique outdoor 5K event!
Strict COVID rules are in place to keep participants and staff safe.
*** LIMITED TO THE FIRST 200 PARTICIPANTS ***
All proceeds from the event are used to support our annual STRC Norm Ward Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for graduating seniors from local area schools. More details or to download an application are here: https://southerntierrunningclub.com/scholarships/
The event includes:
* Unique LIVE IN-PERSON 2 lap outdoor 5k course
* Chip timing
* Swag - Ultra soft tri-blend custom race shirt
* Optional socks to complement race shirt
* Post race goodie bag to go
*$5 discount for STRC members!
New NYS COVID rules as of 3/22/21 allow for 200 person outdoor events. This event will implement an open start line. You will be allowed to start anytime between 7:30am-9:00am in a socially distanced manner sending runners off every 10-15 seconds. The start/finish line will be under the parking garage roof at Mall Entrance #3. When you arrive, park in any of the available uncovered parking lots and report to the parking garage area to retrieve your bib, timing chip, and shirt.
You must wear a mask at registration, waiting to start, and after the race, but not during the race. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available on-site.
Participants will stage socially distanced (6 feet apart) along the parking garage by the start line. Stage yourself next to a cone and advance when the participant in front of you advances. Your time starts when you start. It will be a VERY RELAXED ATMOSPHERE.
Once you finish your race, you will receive a post race goodie bag and be asked to leave the area. Sorry, due to COVID, there will not be an on-site Awards Ceremony. Please check SouthernTierRunningClub.com for a link to the results. All awards will be mailed.
Awards will be provided for the following categories:
Overall Male and Female - custom STRC Sweatshirt (purple or gray depending on availability)
Age Group awards: 1st place in M/F 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-117
We look forward to seeing you!
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
This is a 2 lap clockwise course starting and finishing under the parking garage roof at Arnot Mall Entrance #3.
1.62mi x 2 = 3.24mi
1 = 0.5 mi
2 = 1.0 mi
3 = 1.5 mi
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