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Additional race information can be found at http://www.ashenfelter8k.org/.
Please join us for the A8K Classic and the Tom Fleming One Mile Run benefiting the Glen Ridge Educational Foundation.
The 8K Run honors local hero and Olympic Champion, Horace Ashenfelter, who won the steeplechase event at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland.
The 1 Mile Run honors local hero Tom Fleming who won the 1973 and 1975 New York City Marathons.
COURSE: The 8K Course is a USATF Certified “relatively flat” road course with two water stops through historic Glen Ridge. The one mile course is USATF certified; an out and run back on Ridgewood Avenue.
USATFNJ All Divisions 8K Championships - 700 Points - USATF NJ Members receive a $3 discount Up until 11/22 (discount taken off during the registration process)
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• Trophy to the overall M/F winners of the A8K Classic & Tom Fleming 1M.
• Award to the Top 1 M/F from Glen Ridge in the A8K.
• A8K: Commemorative Embroidered Apparel will be awarded to the top 3 finishers (male & female) in each of the following divisions: first overall, 9 and under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39 etc., then 5 year increments through all master’s divisions
• Tom Fleming 1 Mile: Trophy to the Overall M/F Winners. All 1 mile participants will receive a commemorative medal
• Ceramic Cups to the first 200 male & first 200 female finishers in the A8K.
• Prize Money - 2019 USATF-NJ Members Only. Top Three Overall & Top Three Age Graded Masters, M & F $150, $100, $50
Proceeds from the A8K and the Tom Fleming 1M fund the Glen Ridge Educational Foundation, a not-for-profit organization providing supplemental funding to the Glen Ridge School system.
Rain or Shine
• Post Race Refreshments
• Long sleeve “tech tops” or cotton T-shirts to the first 3000 Pre-Registered Participants on a first-come, first serve basis
• Scoring by Compuscore. Race results will be available on the Internet at www.compuscore.com.
GPS: 200 Ridgewood Ave, Glen Ridge, NJ
- From the Garden State Parkway, take exit 148 (Bloomfield Avenue exit). Take Bloomfield Avenue West to Ridgewood Avenue in Glen Ridge. Turn Left onto Ridgewood Avenue. The start of the race is just two blocks South on Ridgewood Avenue. Turn Right onto Woodland Avenue and look for parking. Ok to park on Bloomfield Ave.
• No parking on Ridgewood Ave.
From Saturday, November 23rd through Sunday, November 24th, you can register at Fleet Feet Sports, 603 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ (973) 509-9707 and receive a 10% discount on all purchases!
Race Day Registration and Pre-Registered Race Packet Pick-up will be at the Glen Ridge High School, 200 Ridgewood Avenue, on Wednesday, Nov. 27th from 5-8 P.M. and Race Day beginning at 7:00 A.M.
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