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Announced: April 11, 2020
It is with saddened hearts that the Wyoming Valley Striders have decided to cancel this race (Cherry Blossom 5 Mile Run on Sunday, May 3) and the following club races for 2020 due to the current Covid-19 situation:
Runners who pre-registered for the above races will have the option to defer their registration to next year’s corresponding race.
At this point, we are still planning to hold our:
We appreciate your continued support during this unprecedented time. We look forward to hosting our races for the local running community as we have been doing for the past 45 years.
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Stay safe and healthy,
Wyoming Valley Striders Board of Directors
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.)
The race directors reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.
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.
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.
Trophies to the top male and female. Medals to top 3 males and top 3 females in each age group.
AGE GROUP AWARD CATEGORIES
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
-2ND RACE: THIS RACE
-3RD RACE: November 8 (Sun): 7th Annual 20K Run, 9am, Lehigh Gorge State Park, White Haven
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.
This race is a USATF sanctioned event.
Additional race information can be found at http://home.ptd.net/~rrrawls/wyoval.htm.
Contact Traci Strungis at 570-470-3612 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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