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28th Annual Blacksburg Classic 10 Miler and 5K

Saturday, February 16, 2013 @ 1:00 PM (EST)
Margaret Beeks Elementary School 709 Airport Road BlacksburgVA  24060
Saturday, February 16, 2013 @ 1:00 PM (EST)
Margaret Beeks Elementary School 709 Airport Road BlacksburgVA  24060

About This Activity

Entry Fees: 5K Run and Walk: $19 if received by 2/01/2013, $20 if received by 2/15/2013, $23 on race day. 10 Mile Run: $25 if received by 2/01/2013, $30 if received by 2/15/2013, $35 on race day. The first 600 registered 5K and 10 mile participants will receive a long sleeve shirt. All 10 miler finishers will receive the Classic Finisher Medal. Fun Mile Run/Walk: Without a shirt: FREE. With a shirt: $12

Packet pick-up and race day registration

Begins at 10:00 AM on race day at Margaret Beeks Elementary School, 709 Airport Rd., Blacksburg, VA. Race day registration for all events will close promptly at 12:45 PM

Course

The 10-mile and 5K are rolling courses through Blacksburg, near the Virginia Tech campus, on roads and paved footpaths. All miles will be marked. Water will be available on both courses. Course descriptions available at .

Awards

- 10 mile and 5K: Overall: Top 3 male and female finishers will receive an award. The first male and female masters (40+) and grand masters (50+) will receive an award. Age-group: Awards three deep, male and female, in the following categories: 8 & under (5K only), 9–12 (5K only), 13–17 (5K only), 17 & under (10-mile only); 18–23, 24–29, 30–34, 35–39, 40–44, 45–49, 50–54, 55–59, 60–64, 65–69, 70 & over.

Additonal Awards Info

Runners are eligible for one award, which will be determined in the following order of priority: overall, masters, grand masters, age group. Awards will not be mailed. Fun Run: Each fun run participant will receive a medal.

Directions

From I-81 (N&S): Take exit 118B, following signs/exits towards Virginia Tech and Blacksburg. Stay on Rt. 460W, following sign towards Virginia Tech and Bluefield, WV. Turn right at 1st traffic light (Virginia Tech central campus/Southgate Dr./Rt. 314 East). Follow road to T-intersection with Airport Rd. Go right on Airport Rd. Beeks Elementary School is on the left after 1/4 mile.

Directions from 460 East

From Rt. 460 East (e.g. from Bluefield): follow Rt. 460E towards Virginia Tech/Blacksburg and take left at 2nd traffic light (Virginia Tech central campus/Southgate Dr./Rt. 314 East. Follow road to T-intersection with Airport Rd. Go right on Airport Rd. Beeks Elementary School is on left after 1/4 mile.

Dogs, strollers, etc.

FOR SAFETY REASONS, NO ANIMALS ARE PERMITTED ON THE COURSES DURING THE RACE! STROLLERS (baby joggers, etc) NEED TO START AT THE BACK.

For further information

Contact RunAbout Sports at (540) 552-9339 or e-mail . Or visit the Blacksburg Classic web site, (course descriptions and a downloadable entry form are available). Blacksburg Striders Membership Applications are available at http://civic.bev.net/striders (and can be submitted with race entry form).

Packet pick-up and race day registration: Begins at 10:00 AM on race day at Margaret Beeks Elementary School, 709 Airport Rd., Blacksburg, VA. Race day registration for all events will close promptly at 12:45 PM.

Additional Date Information
12:30pm for 1 Mile Fun Run/ 5K and 10 Miler at 1pm

Map & Direction

Saturday, February 16, 2013 @ 1:00 PM (EST)
Margaret Beeks Elementary School 709 Airport Road BlacksburgVA  24060
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