2013 5K Race for the Nation & 1-Mile Fun Run:
• The 5-K Race for the Nation is a premiere running event located in South Central Pennsylvania and is open for competitors of all abilities and ages.
• This event has played host to Olympic Gold Medalists, professional athletes, and to your average runner just looking for a well-organized local race to enter.
• The 5-K is USATF Certified 3.1-miles and is considered flat and fast with the current men's record at 15:00 and the women's record at 17:03.
• Cash Awards are presented to the top 3 open men ($200, $100, $50), open women ($200, $100, $50) , masters men ($100, $50, $25) and masters women ($100, $50, $25).
• Also, there is a $100 cash bonus for setting a new course record in your respective division.
• This event also features an ever growing kids 12 years and under 1-mile fun run.
• Parents can run with their kids but are instructed to not cross the finish line.
• There will also be hundreds of dollars in door prizes given out in addition to awards for the top three individuals in their age group (12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and above).
• So, if your looking for a growing and competitive event with a family friendly environment, the 5-K Race for the Nation is it.
• ALL PROCEEDS raised from this year's event will be donated to the following organizations/charitiesd: Wounded Warrior Project, Chambersburg Youth Football League, and the NOVA Corporation Scholarship Program for students pursuing college degrees in the STEM education program.
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From points north of Chambersburg, PA:
• Take I-81S till you reach exit 17-Walker Rd.
• Turn right off the exit and follow till you reach Gateway Avenue on the right.
• Parking is across from the Ford Dealership.
From points south of Chambersburg, PA:
• Take I-70W to I-81N (Exit 26).
• After you pass the Maryland/Pennsylvania Border on I-81 follow interstate till you reach Exit 16-Lincoln Way.
• Make a left off the exit onto Lincoln Way Avenue (Rt.30).
• Turn right at second stop light onto Walker Road.
• Follow Walker Road till you reach Gateway Avenue.
• Make a left onto Gateway and park in the Gateway Shopping Plaza located on the left.
* Chip Timing with Results Kiosks by SpectaSport!
* Over $1,000 in cash prizes!
* Race with some of the East Coasts fastest runners! (first three runners in 2012 all finished under... 16 minutes)!
* Nationally famous race announcer Joe Jefferson on the mic!
* Start/Finish road completely closed to automobiles!
* Cheerleaders (All Star Rebels Competition Cheer Squad)!
* Dri-Fit Tech Shirt included with pre-entry!
* Many hundreds of dollars of merchandise Door Prizes!
* Age Groups through 70+!
2013 Results at: spectasport.racemine.com
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2012 Results at wmtiming.com: 1M / 5K
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