RACE DIVISIONS AMERICAN ELITE: Competing for American Elite Prize Money and also eligible for Elite Prize Money. MUST be an American Citizen. Not eligible for AGE GROUP AWARDS or random prizes. Approximate 10K times: Men: Under 31:00 minutes Women: Under 36:00 * Drug testing of elite prize money winners will be conducted on site at the event. ELITE: Competing for top Five Plaques and Elite Prize Money Only. USA Citizenship not required to win Elite Prize Money. Not eligible for American Elite Prize Money. Not eligible for AGE GROUP Award or random prizes. Approximate 10K times Men: Under 31:00 minutes Women: Under 36:00 Minutes * Drug testing of elite prize money winners will be conducted on site at the event.
OPEN OR AGE GROUP COMPETITORS (NOT ELITE): Competing for Non-Elite top 3 (M&F) Overall and top 3 (M&F) Age Group awards in 5 year increments (14 & under to 85 & over). Age Group competitors who are USATF-NJ members are eligible for USATF-NJ Prize Money and for American Elite (subject to confirmation of US Citizenship) and Elite prize money.
*Prize winners must provide a W-9 with social security number or TIN in order to receive prize money.
BENEFICIARY Proceeds will be donated to the Jersey City Medical Center, the area’s newest regional referral teaching hospital, providing the highest level of care for women and infants, and trauma and heart patients.
SPECIAL NOTES No Headphones. No Baby Joggers. No Pets. NO REFUNDS. NO DEFERRALS. New Enhanced Baggage Security Measures for Newport 10,000 Please be aware that we have implemented new baggage security measures for the 2015 Newport 10,000. As a result of these enhanced security measures, we anticipate some delays with baggage check. Please consider not bringing a bag to check on race day. Also, we recommend that all participants plan to arrive 30 minutes earlier than usual. Baggage check of backpacks, duffel bags, or any type of typical race gear bag is strongly suggested. No bags or backpacks may be left at any other location within the event site. The Jersey City Police Dept. and Newport Security reserve the right to inspect any bag at any time, both within and outside the baggage check area. Any bag left unattended within the event site will be confiscated by the appropriate authorities. Newport will not be responsible for any personal belongings.
Thank you for your cooperation with our effort to provide a safe event.