WVS Cherry Blossom 5 Mile Run/Tim Thomas Memorial

Sun May 3, 2020 Kingston, PA US 18704 Directions
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Description

Let's celebrate spring in NEPA!  Come join us for the Wyoming Valley Striders 46th Annual Cherry Blossom 5 Mile Run / 17th Annual Tim Thomas Memorial!

This event will be held at Kirby Park when the stunning cherry trees are in full bloom. (Tim Thomas was a local standout runner and ran for Bloomsburg University. He died at age 31.)

  • Pre-entry fee (we pay processing fee): WVS members $13 (with code C202050B), non-members $15
    Only the members of the WVS can use the discount code and save $2 off of the $15 pre-entry fee or see * below.
  • Entry fee is not refundable or transferable.
  • This race is open to anyone. You do not need to be a WVS member to run.
    *You can however become a member or renew your membership during the checkout process. Online memberships are $7 per year.
    Membership cards are sent within a week of receipt up until 14 days prior to race day. 
  • Race day entry fee is $20 for everyone.
  • All entrants will receive a commemorative swag item TBD.
  • Light refreshments will be served after the race.

The race directors reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.

This race is the middle leg of the 2nd Annual Vince Wojnar Triple Crown. Register for the race series and save! Bundle rate expires March 20th!

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AT 11:59AM ON FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2020! PRE/POST REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 8:30AM ON SUNDAY, MAY 3. RACE DAY ENTRY FEE IS $20 FOR EVERYONE.

Place
Kirby Park
Kingston, PA US 18704
Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup

Registration on race day is from 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM at the pavilion inside Kirby Park.  Please register early on race day.

Online registrants can pickup their race packet at the venue on race day.

Entry fee is $20.00 at the venue on race day.

Awards

Trophies to the top male and female. Medals to top 3 males and top 3 females in each age group.

AGE GROUP AWARD CATEGORIES

Male

  • 19 and under
  • 20 - 24
  • 25 - 29
  • 30 - 34
  • 35 - 39
  • 40 - 44
  • 45 - 49
  • 50 - 54
  • 55 - 59
  • 60 - 64
  • 65 - 69
  • 70 & over

Female

  • 19 and under
  • 20 - 24
  • 25 - 29
  • 30 - 34
  • 35 - 39
  • 40 - 44
  • 45 - 49
  • 50 - 54
  • 55 - 59
  • 60 & over

Safety

We do not recommend the wearing of headphones.

Runners are not allowed to be accompanied by animals.

Baby strollers of any type are not permitted.

Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in Kirby Park. 

*Vince Wojnar Triple Crown: Cash and participation prizes to be awarded! Series consists of the following WVS races:

-1ST RACE: March 22 (Sun): 40th Annual Winter's End 4.5 Mile Run, 11am, PSU, Wilkes-Barre Campus, Lehman
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-2ND RACE: THIS RACE

-3RD RACE: November 8 (Sun): 7th Annual 20K Run, 9am, Lehigh Gorge State Park, White Haven
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Every runner who participates in all three races will receive a commemorative ½ zip tech pullover. Participation means you must at least start the race.

USATF Sanction

This race is a USATF sanctioned event.

Results

Complete results will be posted here on RunSignup.com, on the WVS website, WVS Facebook and on NEPARunner.com.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://home.ptd.net/~rrrawls/wyoval.htm.

Race Director

Contact Traci Strungis at 570-470-3612 / tracistrungis@yahoo.com

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