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The PR Mile

Saturday June 20, 2015
Darien, IL US 60515
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Events for this Race:

THE PR MILE 70+ Age Group

Start Time: 6:20pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm
Make sure to check your age group wave time!
Location
Cass Ave 1/2 mile south of I-55
Parking
Any where you can find a spot, just not on the course!

The PR MILE 60-69 Age Group

Start Time: 6:30pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm

The PR MILE 50-59 Age Group

Start Time: 6:40pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm

The PR MILE 40-49 Age Group

Start Time: 6:50pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm

The PR MILE 30-39 Age Group

Start Time: 7:00pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm

The PR MILE 20-29 Age Group

Start Time: 7:10pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm

The PR MILE 15-19 Age Group

Start Time: 7:20pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm

The PR MILE 14 and under

Start Time: 7:30pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm

The PR MILE WOMEN'S ELITE WAVE

Start Time: 7:45pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm

THE PR MILE MEN'S ELITE WAVE

Start Time: 7:55pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
Online Registration is Closed
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Event Information
Date
Saturday Night
June 20th, 2015
Time
1st gun goes off at 6:20pm
Place
Cass Ave. 1/2 mile south of I-55
Darien, IL US 60515
Description

The PR Mile race is just what the name says, a ONE MILE, chip timed race with quarter mile splits on a unique, slowly descending, USTAF certified course that whould allow you to run your fastest, PERSONAL RECORD mile- ever!

Let's not kid ourselves, it is all about speed.  Whether your preferred distance is a 5K or a marathon, we all really want to know how fast we can run a single mile.  Most of us have probably run mile repeats on the track for training.  This is totally different-not even close.  We are offering you the rare opportunity to run just a single mile-all out...as fast as your legs and lungs will allow!

More than that, you will be competing with your peers in our unique wave format.

Here is how we designed the race:

We will be running 10 year age group waves every 10 minutes.  However, if you are an elite( or just think you are), you can sign up for our "elite" wave.  Every 10 minutes, beginning with age 70+ men and women, the clocks will be reset and the gun will go off.  

Eventually, we will work our way down to the Kid's Dash 14 and under age group culminating with the final race of the evening, the elite wave!  After the racing is over it will be time to celebrate everyone's PR performances with a beer and BBQ Bash hosted by the best BBQ place in the Midwest, Chuck's Southern Comfort!

http://www.chuckscafe.com/Home.html

Does it get any better than this?  Yes, it does.  In my mind, as a veteran runner and racer, price should be relative to distance so all this for the low, low price of $19.95!!!

 

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HOW TO TRAIN FOR A PR MILE:

RUN AS MUCH AS YOU CAN AND AS FAST AS YOU CAN WITHOUT GETTING INJURED!

Master The Mile

Thank you to the BEST BBQ place around!  

5:30pm  Cass Avenue Closed

5:31pm  Warm Up Begins

6:20pm  70+ Women and Men

6:30pm  60-69 Women and Men

6:40pm  50-59 Women and Men

6:50pm  40-49 Women and Men

7:00pm 30-39  Women and Men

7:10pm  20-29  Women and Men

7:20pm 19-15 Women and Men

7:30pm  Kids's 1 Mile Dash 14 and under

7:45pm  Elite Women

7:55pm Elite Men

8:05pm AWARDS CEREMONY (given to top 3 female and male in  each age group)

Post Race Party to follow awards

  BEER AND BBQ BASH READY TO PARTY!!!  (beer for 21 and over only.  I.D.'s will be checked by large, ugly bouncers)

9:30  WE ALL GO HOME WITH TIRED LEGS, A FULL BELLY, A LEGAL BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL, HOPEFULLY SOME SWAG, AND A "PR" FOR 1 MILE!!!

 

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AWARDS:

Nothing bothers your two race directors, John and Tiffany, more than when we run a race good enough to be eligble for an award and get BUPKIS, NADA, ZILCH!!!  What the heck; we train hard for weeks (enduring snide family remarks and getting up before the sun rises), employ a smart race strategy, experience extreme discomfort (legs, lungs, bowels) and all we get is the satisfaction of beating others.  Not here at THE PR MILE!  We are offering quality awards to the top 3 female and male finishers in each and every wAVE.  No cheap crappy medals either.  We want you to have something special to honor your achievement of running your fastest mile.  You will be proud to display your PR MILE award to your other, less fortunate friends and family for them to admire and be jealous of.

Check us out and follow the latest happening with The PR Mile and Big Rig Books

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