WVS Winter's End 4.5 Mile Run

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Wyoming Valley Striders 40th Annual Winter's End 4.5 Mile Run

$20 11:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT
Sorry! This event is full. Registration ends March 19, 2021 at 11:59am EDT
Description

3/1/21: Thank you for your support of our race. Event is now full. 

Registration

  • To limit in-person contact, runners must pre-register online. Race day entries will not be accepted.
  • Pre-entry fee (we pay processing fee): WVS members $18 (code will be emailed), non-members $20
  • All entrants will receive a commemorative reversible beanie.
  • Pre-registration will be capped at the first 200 entries. 
  • Now until January 31, 2021: Last year’s entrants and current WVS members will have first dibs at registering for the 2021 race. Appropriate emails were sent in January with instructions. If a member registered for the 2020 race, they will only receive deferral instructions. 
    • If a last year entrant does not use their deferral from 2020 before race cap is reached, their previous entry will become void and no refunds will be given.
  • On February 1, 2021: Registration will be available to everyone.
  • Online registration will close Friday, March 19, 2021 at 11:59 am or earlier if race cap is reached.
  • Entry fee is not refundable or transferable.

Race Day

  • If a runner or spectator is sick or has recently been exposed to Covid-19, they need to stay home.
  • Face masks must be worn by all participants, spectators, and volunteers while not in the act of running. 
  • Pre-entry packet pick-up will begin at 9:00 am under the pavilion at Oak & North Canal Streets.
    (Follow Rt. 11 to Curry Donuts in Shickshinny and turn onto Oak Street) Directions
  • Pick-up will be organized by A-L and M-Z lines.

Staggered Start

  • Race start is at 11:00 am.
  • This race will be chip timed.
  • Runners will be staggered at the starting line.

Course

  • Out and back on the Susquehanna Warrior Trail.  

Hydration

  • There will be a water station at the halfway point.
  • Individual water bottles will be available at the finish.
  • Bring your own water if needed while running.

Awards

  • No awards ceremony will be held.
  • Medal distribution options will be available and emailed to age-group winners a week post-race. The WVS appreciates consideration of not having to mail an award.

Note

  • If the race is cancelled due to any directives by the PA Governor, the hosted location, or the WVS, 2021 pre-entries will be deferred to next year. No refunds will be given. 

Vince Wojnar Triple Crown

  • If Winter’s End, Cherry Blossom, and the 20K Run take place in person in 2021, there will be a triple crown. 

  • 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 or given race day if received 14 days prior to event.  

  • The race directors reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.
Place
Race starts and finishes at the Susquehanna Warrior Trail in Shickshinny, PA.
Swag

On race day, all entrants will receive a commemorative reversible beanie.

Thanks

The Wyoming Valley Striders extends its gratitude to the Susquehanna Warrior Trail Council for allowing us to use the trail since we needed an alternate location for 2021 due to Covid-19.

Safety

Runners are not allowed to be accompanied by animals.

Baby strollers of any type are not permitted.

Awards

No awards ceremony will be held. Medal distribution options will be available and emailed to age-group winners a week post-race. The WVS appreciates consideration of not having to mail an award. 

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

Records

Standing records at original Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre Campus, Lehman location: 

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

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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Race Website

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

Directions

Race starts and finishes at the Susquehanna Warrior Trail in Shickshinny, PA.

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