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2016 Beethoven 15K & 5K at Brunswick Forest
Sun, Jan 24, 2016
Running 15K - 9:00 am Start - 15K Run - 9:00 am Start
15K - Walk or Walk/Run 8:30 am Start - 15K Walk or Walk/Run 8:15 am Start
15K Run Team Entry - 9:00 am start - 15K Run Team Entry - 9:00 am Start
5K Run (or walk) 9:00 am Start - 5K Run (or walk) - 9:00 am Start
About This Activity
The 3rd annual Beethoven 15K & 5K takes place on flat, fast courses in the neighborhoods and on paved running trails of beautiful Brunswick Forest, the fastest growing planned community on the east coast. The race features custom "Mean Beethoven" 15K finisher medals, individual and 4-8 person team entries in the 15K, tech shirts in both races, inside bathrooms and locker rooms before and after the race, and an awesome post race party with adult beverages, good chow, prize drawings and awards in the Leland Room of Brunswick Forest's state of the art Fitness Center.
All proceeds from the event go to the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra.
Event details and schedule
8:30 am - !5K walk or walk/run start
9:00 am - 15K run and 5K run or 5K walk start
Packet Pickup Saturday, January 23rd:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm at Trysports in Mayfaire
3:30 - 5:00 pm in the Fitness Center at Brunswick Forest
Race Morning: 7:15 am - 8:30 am in the Fitness Center
Race Courses: The courses are flat and fast, travel through the pretty neighborhoods of Brunswick Forest, go thorugh a nature area on a 1/3 mile long elevated boardwalk and around a small, picturesque lake on a paved trail by the shore.
Awesome 15K Finisher Medals: The Finsiher Medals will have the Mean Beethoven charicature on them (see the race logo), including his killer red running shoes! You'll want to display these medals in a prominent place in your trophy case. All 15K finishers including walkers and run/walkers will receive medals.
15K Walk or run/walk: The 15K has an early start option 30 minutes before the run start so walkers or run/walkers will be finishing about the same time as runners. Early start athletes get the same Finisher Medals, same shirts, same everything as Runners. You can walk or run/walk as much as you want. Walker times will be accurate and will be displayed in your age group in the results.
Team Entry for 4 to 8 person teams (15K only): Team entries require a minimum of (4) people to qualify as a team with a maximum of (8) people on a team. The first 4 athlete's times will count toward the cumulative team time for awards. Team members are also eligible for individual awards. Team awards go 3-deep with the each team getting (4) awards.
Costume Contest or carry a Musical Instrument: (5) total costume Awards - Best Beethoven costume, best Beetles costume, best overall costume 2-deep, and an award for the runner carrying the best mucical instrument. Runners in either race are eligible for costume awards. Winners are selected by audience cheering at the awards ceremony. Short skits are encouraged to drum up support so be ready to perform! Awards will include prizes that are very nice so getting a costume together and contributing to the fun of the event will be worth your while so go nuts on it!!
Race Shirts: Shirts will be long sleeved Zorrel or like shirts in the 15K & 5K. They are durable and great for cool weather running. They are unisex and run in men's sizes but are not huge. Shirts are guarantee through January 15th. We will order extra but there is no guarantee after the 15th.
Post Race Party & Awards: Take place in the Leland Room of Brunswick Forest's state of the art fitness left. There will be adult beverages, good chow, costume contest skits, prize drawings and awards presentation.
Beneficiary: All proceeds from the race go to the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra.