5th Annual Larry Olsen Summer Classic 10K

10K

Event Date

Sat, Aug 16, 2014

Address

Hopedale, MA

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. www.tri-valleyfrontrunners.com

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+
  •  SHIRTS to all pre-registrations prior to 8/6.
  • 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

* Kid's Dash at 10:50am - All entries receive a race bib and finisher's ribbon!  $5.00

COURSE RECORDS: Kevin Gorman (35:32) 2011 || Heather Mahoney (39:53) 2013.

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

Event details and schedule

  • $20 Pre-Registration. Post registration increases to $25. (19 & under $15) Age 70+ is free
  • $5 Kid's Dash (Race Bibs & Ribbons for Kid's Entries!)
  • Registration Opens at 7:30am (located at the Hopedale Pond Boat House)
  • Race Starts at 9am
  • Awards at 10:30am
  • Kids Dash at 10:50am

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