WVS Cherry Blossom 5 Mile Run/Tim Thomas Memorial/1 Mile Fun Walk

Sun May 5, 2019 Kingston, PA US 18704 Directions
Description

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED AT 11:59AM ON FRIDAY, MAY 3! PRE/POST REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 8:30AM IN KIRBY PARK ON SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2019. RACE DAY ENTRY FEE IS $20. SEE YOU SUNDAY! 

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Let's celebrate spring in NEPA!  Come join us for the Wyoming Valley Striders 45th Annual Cherry Blossom 5 Mile Run / 16th Annual Tim Thomas Memorial / 1 Mile Fun Walk. This event will be held at Kirby Park when the stunning cherry trees are in full bloom. (Tim was a local standout runner and ran for Bloomsburg University. He died at age 31.)

A one mile fun walk will also be held.

  • Pre-entry fee (we pay processing fee): WVS members $13 (with code WVS19CBLOSS), non-members $15
  • 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.
  • Race day entry fee is $20 for everyone.
  • All entrants will receive a commemorative cooling towel WSL or another WVS swag item.
  • 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 in the inaugural Wyoming Valley Striders Vince Wojnar Triple Crown

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 pick up their race packet on race day.

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

Awards

Trophies to the top male and female finishers. Medals to at least the top 3 males and top 3 females in each age group.  Ten year age groups will be split into 2 five year age groups if there are enough entries. No awards for the fun walk.

AGE GROUP AWARD CATEGORIES

Male

14 and under
15 – 19
20 - 29
30 - 34
35 - 39
40 - 44
45 - 49
50 - 54
55 - 59
60 - 64
65 - 69
70 & over

Female

14 and under
15 - 19
20 - 29
30 - 34
35 - 39
40 - 44
45 - 49
50 - 54
55 - 59
60 & over

Safety

We do not recommend the wearing of headphones!

Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in Kirby Park!

Participants are not permitted to be accompanied by animals.

Baby strollers of any type are not permitted!

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

-1ST RACE: March 17 (Sun): 39th 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 10 (Sun): 6th Annual 20K Run, 9am, Lehigh Gorge State Park, White Haven
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Every runner who participates in all three races will receive commemorative Frank Shorter mid-weight track pants.

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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