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8th Annual Larry Olsen Classic 10K

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Hopedale Town Park Corner of Dutcher Street and Northrop Street HopedaleMA  01747
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Hopedale Town Park Corner of Dutcher Street and Northrop Street HopedaleMA  01747

About This Activity

 

THIS RACE IS NAMED IN HONOR OF LARRY 'LEGEND' OLSEN. LARRY WAS AN OUTSTANDING RUNNER, COACH & FRIEND. HE WON USA TRACK AND FIELD MASTERS NATIONAL RUNNER OF THE YEAR FIVE TIMES, SET SEVERAL US NATIONAL MASTERS RECORDS, WAS AN 8-TIME USATF-NE ROAD GRAND PRIX SERIES MASTER'S CHAMPION, AND HAD THE DISTINCTION OF BEING THE OUTRIGHT WINNER OF RACES IN EACH DECADE OF HIS LIFE FROM HIS TEENS TO AGE 60+. HE WAS A FOUNDER OF THE TRI-VALLEY FRONTRUNNERS RUNNING CLUB & DEDICATED COACH FOR THE HOPEDALE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM.  LARRY OLSEN WAS INDUCTED INTO THE MASTERS USATF HALL OF FAME IN 2014.   

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Awards - No Duplicates

  • Top Male & Female overall will be awarded trophies
  • Top 3 medals awarded to Male and Female categories:
    14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, & 70+
  •  T-SHIRTS to all pre-registrations prior to 9/16/17 .
  • COURSE ROUTE INCLUDES ~3mi of wide & mostly smooth park trails, remaining distance is on roads. (Larry's typical training route)
  • Ample street parking.
  • Refreshments for runners and helpers.
  • Results to be posted at www.coolrunning.com
  • 2016 Results Link and Photos

* Kid's Dash at 11:50am - All entries receive a race bib and finisher's ribbon!  $5.00

COURSE RECORDS: Matthew Moran (35:03) 2014 || Heather Mahoney (39:53) 2013.

AGE GROUP RECORDS:  See previous year's results & participant photos at www.coolrunning.com

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Event details and schedule

  • $20 for Pre-Registration. Post registration increases to $25. (19 & under $15), Age 70+ is free (mail-in your registration, sorry no on-line for 70+)
  • $5 for Kid's Dash (Race Bibs & Ribbons for Kid's Entries!)
  • Registration Opens at 8:30am (located at the Hopedale Pond Boat House)
  • Race Starts at 10am
  • Awards at 11:30am
  • Kids Dash at 11:50am

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Map & Direction

Hopedale Town Park Corner of Dutcher Street and Northrop Street HopedaleMA  01747
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