Heart & Sole 5K Run/5Mile Bike Duathlon--OR--5K Run/Walk


Event Date

Sat, Aug 23, 2014


Ford City, PA

About This Activity

The FCRCP, Inc. WELCOMES YOU TO PARTICIPATE in our 3rd Annual "Heart & Sole" event (--growing in numbers each year) taking place in the small town of Ford City in Western PA...The event serves as a kick-off to the upcoming "Street Fair" over Labor Day weekend.  The course is flat, fast, tranquil, and scenic, taking place in part on the "Armstrong Trail"---This event does not challenge you to the typical hills of PA; the "flat" "all-paved" course allows all ages and skill levels to participate---(**Road Bike-friendly course)...


Proceeds from this event will serve to brighten community spirits and create smiles through the free 2014 Christmas Light-Up Night festivities, special events, and new lighting planned for the community at large...by the Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership...a community-focused non-profit organization...


Event details and schedule


**2-Option Participant Event**with Awards designed for          Each Event

**Participant may either choose a 5K Run/Walk                          or a 5K Run+5 Mile Bike Duathlon (individual or team selection)**

                              **Chip-Timed Event**

Event Day Registration/Check-In/Packet Pick-Up: 6:30--7:30 AM

Opening Ceremonies: 7:30 AM

Warm-Up Stretching Session: 7:45 AM

8:00 AM Start 

**Flat**---**Fast** course**

Post-Race Refreshments for All!

Parking is "Free" 

*Hi-Performance Event Shirt Guaranteed to Pre-Registrants through August 12th*

**Signage will be placed directing participants to Parking and Registration/Check-In areas 


The "Run" commences at the corner of 10th Street and Third Avenue in Ford City, proceeding--South on Third Avenue to 2nd Street, turning onto "The Trail," continuing--North to 17th Street flowing onto Third Avenue--South back to 10th Street and FINISH LINE or TRANSITION AREA. The "Bike" starts at the 10th Street and Third Avenue designated "Transition Area" onto Second Avenue--South to Rosston Road (Ross Avenue)--continuing to point whereupon the roadway crosses "The Trail"; then back--North---traveling onto Second Avenue proceeding to 17th Street; then back--South on Third Avenue to FINISH LINE...


**"Team" Option available for the 5K Run / 5Mile Bike Duathlon---One Partner "Runs"---the other "Bikes"---



Competitive Awards:

Top 3 Teams; Top 3 Male Finishers; Top 3 Female Finishers; Top 3 Finishers in Each Age Category (*no duplications):

Age Categories:

14 and Under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65 and Over

**Walkers will be guaranteed an event shirt if pre-registered by August 12th, as well as a Participation Certificate

**Signed Waivers are required from all participants** 

**Helmets are highly recommended for bikers**

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