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WVS Winter's End 4.5 Mile Run


Sun March 18, 2018
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Wyoming Valley Striders 38th Annual Winter's End 4.5 Mile Run
Time
11:00AM EDT - 2:00PM EDT
N/A
Place
Race starts and finishes at the Pennsylvania State University Wilkes-Barre Campus at Lehman PA.

Directions to the Pennsylvania State Wilkes-Barre Campus at Lehman: from the Wilkes-Barre area, take the North Cross-Valley Expressway (Route 309) and proceed north towards Dallas. At the end of the divided highway, turn left at the first traffic light (Hillside Road) and follow the signs to the campus (approx. 5 1/2 miles); from Berwick, follow Route 11 to West Nanticoke and take Route 29 to Route 118. Turn right on Route 118 and follow it until you see the sign for the Pennsylvania State University Campus.
Description

NEPA is well known for a winter season that loves to hang on, so come out on Sunday March 18th, 2018 to the Wyoming Valley Strider's Winter's End Run in an effort to shake off the last of the cold weather blues! Our race features a scenic rolling hills 4.5 mile course in the Lehman area near Penn State, Wilkes Barre.

We know that the area's weather can vary in late March! Sometimes the race course features a light coating of snow at no extra charge!

For giveaways, we plan on offering each entrant a choice of various Wyoming Valley Striders swag. 

Light refreshments will be served after the race.

Current club members receive a $2.00 discounted pre-entry fee when using the coupon code: WEWVS18
Become a member or renew your WVS membership during the checkout process.

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

Entry fee is not refundable.

Race Questions

Contact Don Grose, WVS President at 570-239-5892 / dtgjr1@comcast.net or Karen Moskel, WVS VP at 570-406-4029 / kar.moskel@gmail.com.

Registration and Packet Pickup

Registration on race day is from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM in the Commons on campus. (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. 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
Results

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

Race Contact Info

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Safety

Runners are not allowed to be accompanied by animals!
Baby strollers are not allowed on the course!
Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on campus!

Spectator Information

Roads are narrow.  No spectoator vehicles allowed on the course during the race.  Spectators may view the race from the Start/Finish area and the parking lot areas, and also from the turnaround point near the intersection next to Lake Lehman high school.

Race Website

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

Records

Randy Haas 22:44 1987 Marina Orrson 25:43 2016

Thanks

The Wyoming Valley Striders extends its gratitude to the Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre Campus, Lehman, for their assistance in this race. Appreciation is also extended to the Supervisors and Police of Lehman Township for their cooperation.

USATF Sanction

This will be a USATF sanctioned event.

Directions

Race starts and finishes at the Pennsylvania State University Wilkes-Barre Campus at Lehman PA.

Directions to the Pennsylvania State Wilkes-Barre Campus at Lehman: from the Wilkes-Barre area, take the North Cross-Valley Expressway (Route 309) and proceed north towards Dallas. At the end of the divided highway, turn left at the first traffic light (Hillside Road) and follow the signs to the campus (approx. 5 1/2 miles); from Berwick, follow Route 11 to West Nanticoke and take Route 29 to Route 118. Turn right on Route 118 and follow it until you see the sign for the Pennsylvania State University Campus.

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