Frank Shorter Mile Race and Mustache Dash Kids Fun Run!

Tue January 1, 2019 Gainesville, FL 32606 US Directions

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Westside Park
Gainesville, FL US 32606


Day of Race Registration will open at 11 AM on on Race Day: $25 ($20 with FTC Membership). Cash or Check Only 

Florida Track Club's New Years Day 1 Mile race! Race/Run your first mile of 2019! Named in honor of an original FTC member and Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist, Frank Shorter.  Two lap course (great for spectators!), separate men's and women's heats. 

Timetable: 12pm Men's Race, ~12:20pm kids free Mustache dash (800m), ~12:35pm Women's race

Mustache Dash (~800m) Kids' Run FREE after the men's mile race.

Prize Structure (both men's and women's division)

$200 for 1st place

$100 for 2nd place

$50 for 3rd place

Bottle of Champagne for age group winners!

Prize Money Eligibility Policy
To be eligible for elite entry or prize purse at any of the Florida Track Club events, an athlete must:

Not be currently serving a suspension issued by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) or the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for use of a banned substance
Not have ever served a ban issued by USADA or WADA for the use of performance enhancing drugs
Not be represented by coaches and/or agents who have had 2 or more athletes receiving such suspensions in the previous 4 years
Not be represented by coaches and/or agents who served a ban for use of performance enhancing drugs during their own athletic career*
Provide proper documentation proving they are eligible for prize money (form W-9, W-8ECI or W-8BEN)
Sign a statement attesting they are in compliance with USADA and WADA anti-doping regulations related to banned substance use and if issued a doping suspension or ban in the future, they will not be allowed back at the event for any reason

Consent to random drug testing according to the standards and procedures of USATF, USADA and WADA
Any athlete that believes they have been barred from the event or the opportunity to earn prize money at the event because of mistaken identity due to near or exact name of a person currently suspended, banned or previously banned, must submit documentation certified by a notary in advance to the race director or elite athlete coordinator of the event proving that they are not the same person identified as serving a suspension, ban or previous ban. (event organizers will need to clearly outline the exact person to submit documentation to for this recourse section of the policy)


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