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135 N. Loudoun St.
Winchester, VA US 22601
This year is the 36th annual Loudoun Street Mile
RACE FORMAT: The race will be run in waves of approximately 50 runners each. The non-competitive Fitness Walk will go off at 8:00. That will be followed by the Top 50 men (A-Wave) at 8:30, then the Top 50 women (B-Wave) at 8:40 The next wave (C-Wave) will be the next fastest times. We will continue to fill the waves based on entry time. The last few waves will be random to allow families to run together. See full schedule below. Each wave will start 10 minutes after the preceding wave. The Tot Trot will follow the final mile wave.
There will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION! You must enter the race by 5:00 PM on Sunday May 28th in order to compete. This will allow us time to organize the waves.
Awards ceremony will follow the Tot Trot and be held on the steps of the Old Town Courthouse.
We will not have race packets, only bib numbers and shirts (if purchased). If at all possible, please pick up your bib (and shirt) at Runners' Retreat starting Wed. May 24th. If you register on-line, allow 24 hours to pick up your bib. On race day, we will begin pick-up AT THE STORE at 6:30AM. Allow enough time to arrive at the starting line.
Your bib number will indicate your wave. The letter preceding the number will be your wave. For example, if your number is E123 you will be in Wave E. Please try to run in your assigned wave. However, if you miss your wave run in the next one. You will still receive an accurate time.
When you arrive at the start area, line up with your wave. The A-wave will line up on the starting line and other waves will be staggered south on Loudoun Street and along Commerce Ave. As one wave begins the remaining waves will move up closer to the starting line.
There will be bottled water at the starting line. There will also be porta-potties at the start.
TIME SCHEDULE (SUBJECT TO CHANGE):
8:00 -- FITNESS WALK (untimed)
8:30 -- WAVE A: FAST MEN (TOP 50) ==> this will include the CRA men's championship
8:40 -- WAVE B: FAST WOMEN (TOP 50) ==> this will include the CRA women's championship
8:50 -- WAVE C: Next fastest group, etc.
9:00 -- WAVE D
9:10 -- WAVE E
9:20 -- WAVE F
9:30 -- WAVE G
9:40 -- WAVE H
10:00 (or 15 mins. after final wave) -- TOT TROT
We will have as many waves as necessary to accommodate all runners. We will seed you by time unless you wish to run with your family.
Please stay tuned for other changes that may occur -- we will post them here, on our website and our Facebook page. In light of all of this, if you still desire or require a refund, please contact us at email@example.com
STARTING LINE: All One Mile races will start at 1604 S. Loudoun Street near Blue Ridge Electric.
PRIZE MONEY:Equal for women and men.
1st place: $750
2nd place: $400
3rd place: $250
4th place: $175
5th place: $125
1st Masters: $100
AGE GROUPS AWARDS to top 3 in each age group: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49 for men and women; 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70-79 & 80+ for men; 50-59, 60-69 & 70+ for women.
COLLEGIATE ROAD MILE CHAMPIONSHIP: Separate prize money for the top 3 collegians. This is open to anyone who has taken at least one college class (even on-line) in the first half of 2023. Eligibility must be verified through the Collegiate Running Association. Equal for men & women. Prize money:
1st place: $500
2nd place: $250
3rd place: $100
Double-dipping with open prize money WILL be allowed.
Anyone interested in a complimentary entry can email race director Mark Stickley at firstname.lastname@example.org There will be a limited number of entries comp'd but minimum requirements are sub-4:15 for men and sub 4:55 for women.
Race Contact Info
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Collegiate Running Association National Championship Mile race
Don't Forget! This year we will host the Collegiate Running Association (CRA) National championship mile race! Collegiate runners will compete in the men's or women's races and will be eligible for separate prizes, including prize money. Overall awards to the top 5 and prize money to be determined, equal for men and women. Prize money winners WILL be able to 'double-dip' and accept open prize money if applicable.
To be eligible for the collegiate championships, runner must be enrolled in at least one college course (online included) as of spring of this year. To confirm eligibility for CRA awards (checks to be mailed out after the race, not handed out on race day), contact CRA as they will have the final say.
Printable Registration Form
Download and mail in or drop off a registration form to Runners Retreat (135 N. Loudoun St., Winchester, VA 22601) if you prefer.
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