BEAT the GRANDPA 8K Road Race
Race Date not set yet....TBA
This is an Age and Gender Graded Race in which each participant will get a handicap "Head Start" according to their Age and Gender. Open Males from age 17 to 29 will not get any time handicap...sorry.
Also check out www.oldfartsrunningclub.8k.com for other great races.
We will be using the World International Age and Gender Handicap Time Standards for the 8K distance.
Race start at 8 a.m. it will be an Out and Back Course so you'll know where your at during the race verses the other competitors.
Please park in the south parking lot at the Zoo across from the Coca Cola Bottling Co. or in the Zoo's main parking lot. Bathrooms are located between the Zoo's main parking lot and the Softball Diamond and there are also bathrooms in the building across from the main parking lot and at the pond pavilion.
Registration is from 7a.m. till 7:45a.m. The first runner with the largest handicap will start off the line at 8:00 a.m.
Print off the application on the next page for early registration
Cost for early registration is $15.00...day of registration is $20.00 so please pre-register if at all possible so we can calculate hanicap times and starting assignments ahead of time.
All proceeds benefit Rails to Trails and the John Ball Park Zoo.
This race is endorsed by the Governor's Council which means that if you run this race that you can enter the lottery for one of the 300 spots to run the Labor Day Bridge Run...visit www.michiganfitness.org/bridgerun.html for more details.
Do you have what it takes to "Beat the Grandpa"?