Pump-N-Run Armstrong

Wed July 3 - Thu July 4 Armstrong, IA 50514 US Directions


6:00PM CDT - 10:00AM CDT
North Union Track/Football Field Hwy 15
Armstrong, IA US 50514

What is a pump & Run?? A pump & run is a run where the day before (July 3rd 6:00 - 7:00 pm) the run, you bench press a certain percentage of your body weight for your age. You may also bench on the day of the race (July 4th) from 6:45 - 7:20 am.  The amount of repetitions you can properly bench press, 30 seconds will be taken off of your 5k time. On Thursday July 4th  we will hold the 5k, you will run you 5k and then after you finish, we will then subtract the time off! Don't want to lift- no worries you can also run this event without lifting.

Register by June 6th for $25.00 - after June 17 through race day is $30.00.

Check in: Pre Registered participants on Wednesday (July 3rd) can check in at the North Union High School (North side of school). Thursday (July 4th) can check in at th North Union Track/Football Field from 6:45- 7:15 to obtain packet, if you need to bench press on Thursday July 4th, report there first. 

Start: Races Start at finish At the North Union Track/Football Field at 7:30 am.

Course: The course is an out and back course along the highway/blacktop with minimal hills.

Toilet Facilities: Toilet Facilities available at the bus barn.

Weight to be benched: 
Age % of body wt.
39 & Under 90%
40-49 80%
50—59 70%
60 & over 60%

Age % of body wt.
39 & under 60% 
40 & over 50%
We will post the results in the Armstrong Journal and Ringsted Dispatch.

Proceeds benefit the North Union Cross Country & Track

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