34th Annual Sol Lipton Run Fest

Half Marathon, 5K, 5 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Aug 31, 2014

Address

Pottsville, PA

About This Activity

Register on Race Day: 316 N. Centre Street Pottsville (in Front of Former Nathans Furniture)

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Choose from any of 3 Races to fit your preferred distance.  The Sol Lipton Run Fest features a USATF Certifiied Half Marathon, USATF Certified 5K, and a 1.5 Mile Fun Run.   See below for a description of each race.

Entry fee includes Popular race T-shirt (while supplies last, so register today), fresh fruit, sandwiches, bagels, and other finish line refreshments like hot food and beverages, fresh soft pretzels, donuts, and bottled water.

1/2 Marathon (8 am start)  Pre-register online, or sign up on race day 7:00-7:45am

 

Are You Tough Enough?This aint your average Half Marathon. Some sun, some shade, some downhill, and plenty of UP! Just earning one of our Finishers Medals is a Badge of Honor! Think you got what it takes? Starts at 8 am at the corner of E. Norwegian St. and Progress Ave.(See course map on race day) Runners will pass water/Gatorade stations ten (10) times on this course. Awards: Overall M / F Winners each get $250 Cash!

 

All Finishers get a Medal, cause they've earned it.

Men & Women

19-29 (3) 19-29 (3)

30-39 (3) 30-39 (3)

40-49 (3) 40-49 (3)

50-59 (3)  50-59 (3)

60 + over (2)   60 + over (2)

Age group awards consist of gift cards from national chains and some local businesses 

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5K - This course is flat and fast, and a great course for setting personal bests.  Starts promptly at 8:30am.  

Awards: 

1st place Overall  (M & F): $100 CASH

2nd place Overall (M & F) $50 CASH

3rd place Overall (M & F) $25 CASH

1st place Masters (40+ M & F) $25 CASH

Men                          Women

13 and Under (2)     13 and Under (2)

14-18 (5)                  14-18 (5)

19 - 24 (3)                19 - 24 (3)

25 - 29 (3)                25 - 29 (3)

30 - 34 (3)                30 - 34 (3)

35 - 39 (3)                35 - 39 (3)

40 - 44 (3)                40 - 44 (3)

45 - 49 (3)                45 - 49 (3)

50 - 54 (3)                50 - 54 (3)

55 - 59 (3)                55 - 59 (3)

60 - 69 (2)                60 - 69 (2)

70 + (1)                    70 + (1)

         Oldest Runner (1)

 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk - Same course as the 5K, but only one lap around.  Great for kids, new runners, or folks who want a brisk walk on a Sunday morning.

Awards: 1st place M & F winner 13 Years of Age or younger.  All Fun Run participants receive a participation ribbon!

  Award Ceremony: appx 10:45am

Event details and schedule

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Pre-Register Online Today or register on race day during these times at 316 N. Centre St. Pottsville (in front of Nathan's Furniture)

• 1/2 Marathon – 7:00-7:45 (8 am start)
• 5K – 7:30-8:15 (8:30 am start)
• 1.5 mile Fun Run 9:15-9:45 (10:00 start)

Male & Female runner with fastest combined; Finishes in all 3 Triple Crown races, will be crowned 2014 Schuylkill County 5K Champion!

 =======================================================eAll race registrations benefit the Sol Lipton Memorial Scholarship Fund which provides college scholarships to local high school students. All donations are tax deductible.

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