EVENT INFORMATION: The R3 Labor Day Run has a NEW NAME, NEW DATE and another Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) championship! It’s now the R3 Argo 8K Run (“R3RG”) on the Saturday before Labor Day and the 2016 Alabama RRCA 8K State Championship for the second straight year. Otherwise, everything is the same for the race’s 33rd year. R3’s signature event features a challenging, scenic USATF-certified 8K (4.97 mile) course through downtown Montgomery and surrounding neighborhood. The start and finish for both the 8K and 2 Mile Run, along with post-race activities, is at Union Station, 300 Water Street.
R3RG START TIMES: 8K—7:30 a.m.; 2 Mile—8:45 a.m.; Kid’s Run (8 & under)—9:30 a.m. Award Presentations—10:00 a.m.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: R3RG registration is available at https://runsignup.com/ and via the U.S. mail. If you are entering both races fill out SEPARATE forms. Entry fees are non-refundable.
T-SHIRT: R3 pirate mascot, Argo (“RRR-GO”), is on the front and on the run with a dramatic, full-body makeover, minus the hook, and still boasting in his “bubble!” The number of T-shirts is limited and guaranteed only to pre-registered entrants.
ENTRY FEES & DEADLINES: $15-R3 Members (as of 8/6/16) received by U.S. Mail by August 20 $20-Non Members received by August 20 $25-R3 Members & Non Members received AFTER August 20 $30-Day of Race
LATE REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUP: Friday, September 2, 4-6:30 p.m. Fleet Feet, 2934 Carter Hill Rd., Montgomery
RACE DAY REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUP: Saturday, September 3, 6:00-7:15 a.m., Union Station
R3RG QUESTIONS?: Dave Stever, (334) 273-8249 or R3ArgoRun@yahoo.com
R3 WEBSITE: http://www.riverregionrunners.org./
RIVER REGION RUNNERS (R3) SUPPORTED CHARITIES: Catholic Social Services, Children’s Center of Montgomery–Adult Day Program, Center for Child and Adolescent Development, Hope Inspired Ministries, Humane Society of Elmore County, Montgomery Humane Society, Operation Warm Heart, Prattville Autauga Humane Society, WSFA Annual 12's Day of Giving
8K Awards: Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters (Male & Female) 1st, 2nd, 3rd Age Divisions (Male & Female) 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+ (NO DUPLICATION OF AWARDS)