Race Information When: Saturday, May 3, 2014 Start Time: 9:00 AM CST
Join your fellow runners and walkers for the Newburgh Rivertown Trail 5K & 8K. Proceeds from the event will be used for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep for the Newburgh Rivertown Trail.
The Course The entirely paved course will start and finish on Water Street near Town Hall. 5K and 8K participants will follow Water Street east towards French Island Trail.
Both courses will continue along the Ohio River and the Newburgh Rivertown Trail. The 5K course will turn around just past Newburgh Presbyterian Church near Belle River Drive. The 8K participants will continue along the trail past the entrance to Indian Hill Overlook Park and turn around on Old SR 662.
After the turn around, both courses will then follow French Island Trail west to E. Water Street to W. Jennings Street through Historic Downtown Newburgh. All participants will enter the Rivertown Trail at the Aurand Trailhead near Yorkshire Drive. The race will finish on Water Street near Town Hall.
Along the way, participants will enjoy the Newburgh Rivertown Trail's spectacular views of the Ohio River and Historic Downtown Newburgh.
Award Categories Overall Winner (Male & Female) Age Groups (Male and Female) Under 10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, Over 70 The first 500 finishers will receive the 2014 Newburgh Rivertown Trail medal.
Timing and Scoring TIMING - Chip timing will be provided by To the Finish, LLC. The chip will be on the bib and is disposable. It will not need to be returned after the race. The chips interact with sensor mats at the start, finish and various locations along the course to provide an actual time. Each participant must wear a race-issued chip in order to receive an official time.
SCORING - Overall and Age Group Winners will be awarded based on official chip times.
Transportation PARKING - Parking for the event is available in downtown Newburgh and at the Newburgh Elementary School.
Late Registration and Packet Pick-up Late registration and packet pick-up will be held at the Newburgh Town Hall located at 23 West Jennings Street in Newburgh on Friday, May 2 from 10:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. CT.
Race day packet pick-up will be from 6:00 a.m. through 8:30 a.m. CT.