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33rd Winter Series

EVENTS
  • 33rd Winter Series 10 M:- Run 10 Miles
  • 33rd Winter Series 10K:- Run 6.2 Miles
  • 33rd Winter Series 5 M:- Run 5 Miles
  • 33rd Winter Series 5 K:- Run 3.1 Miles
RACE DATE
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Start Time
10:59 AM
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$45.00, $25.00, $10.00, $60.00, $40.00, $15.00, $7.00. (USD)
Location
4 different races, 4 different locations
Address
El Paso County
CITY
Colorado Springs
STATE/TERR
Colorado
Zip
80913
COUNTRY
USA
Description

WE'RE TRADEMARKED !!1THE COOLEST RACE IN TOWN.Race Registration2Through Active.com, you can sign up for the entire series (4 races) or individual races as you desire. Please note the different registration categories, and if you are not a member, you can sign up on active.com:
http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=979755.Race Series Active Close Date:3January 11, 2012 - 11:59pmRace #1 (individual race only) Active Close Date4January 11, 2012 - 11:59pmRace #2 (individual race only) Active Close Date:5January 25, 2012 - 11:59pmRace #3 (individual race only) Active Close Date6February 8, 2012 - 11:59pmRace #4 (individual race only) Active Close Date7February 22, 2012 - 11:59pmFees8Fees will vary depending upon whether you choose to compete in an individual race or the entire series. They will also vary if you opt-in for the cool commemorative "schwag" which this year includes a nifty raglan Champion t-shirt (100% cotton) and two 2012 Winter Series glasses. A discount is provided to Pikes Peak Road Runners members, YMCA members and Southern Colorado Runners.Members Fees9Pikes Peak Road Runners, Southern Colorado Runners and YMCA of the Pikes Peak RegionWinter Series 201210This is THE COOLEST RACE IN TOWN. How tough are you? Keep your running going through the winter by doing the series. If you opt-in for the "double double" combo, you"ll get a nitfy t-shirt and two 2012 Winter Series pint glasses, from which you can consume your favorite recovery drink. Sign up for the series or volunteer.Shirt Sizes11Mens and Womens: S, M, L, XL, 2XLWinter Series12The series consists of four (4) progressive-in-length (LONG AND SHORT) races. The courses are gravel/ paved roads and packed trails, which may or may not be snow-packed, icy or muddy. Altitude will vary from 6,000 feet to 7,500 feet. Temperatures will range from 50 degrees to -25 degrees. Races will be cancelled if extremely bad weather exists on race day.Please !!13No dogs or baby strollers allowed on the course. Please do not trespass onto private property. Per PPRR race rules, headphones, I-pods, or MP3 players may not be used during the race. Those not in compliance may be disqualified.Race #1 - January 14, 2012 - 3.3M or 7M14HELL'S HILLS. Cheyenne Mountain State Park. I-25 and South Nevada. Take Highway 115 south toward Fort Carson and Canon City. The park entrance will be on the right side (west) of Highway 115, directly across from the main gate to Fort Carson (traffic signal). Arrive early and please carpool. Parking is very limited inside the park and once the lots fill, the ranger will no longer admit any vehicles. No exceptions. Carpooling will be critical.Race #1 - continued15There will be no race parking at the Visitor's Center. Please continue past the entrance station and turn left into the main parking lot at the finish area. Registration is inside the Visitor's Center which is a 1/4 mile walk from the main parking area. Race start is in the Visitor's Center parking lot.Race #1 - continued16The course is mostly on trails, primarily signletrack, with the potential for snowy, icy, and muddy conditions. Proper footwear for such conditions is recommended (Yaktrax or Kahtoola's). There are two aid stations on the Long Course and one on the Short Course.Race #2 - January 28, 2012 - 4M or 8M17FAST OUT-AND-BACK COURSE. El Pomar Youth Sports Center. Interstate 25 -Exit 138 (Circle Drive). Travel east 4 blocks to Janitell Road South (McDonald's). Turn south and go 3 blocks and turn east onto Executive Drive. East and south for 2 blocks to the entrance of the Sports Center. Lots of parking available. Staging area is Sports Building. The course is a fast out-and-back trail primarily on the Santa Fe Trail. There are three aid station on the Long Course and two on the Short Course.Race #3 - February 11, 2012 - 5M or 10M18THE DREADED WINDY COURSE. Santa Fe Trailhead at Baptist Road in Monument. 5M or 10M. Interstate 25 to Exit 158 (Baptist Road). West at stop light for .3M. Staging area is the main parking lot at the trailhead. the course is similar to Race #2, but is much more exposed. It can be very cold due to the winds. There are three aid stations on the Long Course and one on the Short Course.Race #4 - February 25, 2012, 2010 - 10K or 20K19HARRY'S VALLEY OF THE DOGS! - Wolford Elementary - Black Forest, 10K or 20K - Interstate 25 -Exit 153 (Interquest Parkway). Drive 2M east and north to Shoup Road. Turn right (east) onto Shoup Road for 4.2M to stoplight. Turn left (north) onto Black Forest Road for 1.6M. Traffic control will direct you to the parking areas. Staging area is at the front of the school.Awards and Fun20March 3, 2012. YMCA Multipupose room. Awards. 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Catered dinner. More information later!Events21January 14 = 3.3M or 7M, January 28 = 4M or 8M, February 11 = 5M or 10M, February 25 = 10K or 20KDistances213.3M progress to 10K in the short series, 10K progress to 20K in the long series.Start Times22Begin Race Day Registration: 08:45 a.m., Begin Bib Pickup: 09:00 a.m., Short Series start time: 10:00 a.m., Long Series start time: 10:15 a.m.Team Competition23Short Series only!Team Scoring Criteria (Coed)24Minimum of 4 runners per team, minimum of 3 finishers per team per event, minimum of 1 female per team, minimum scored of 1 female per team, minimum of 1 male per team, minimum scored of 1 male per team.Team Scoring Criteria (Male / Female)25Short Series Only, Minimum of 4 runners per team, minimum of 3 finishers per team per event, the scoring calculations are based on the first 3 finishers of each team.High School Team Challenge26Teams are Male or Female or Coed. Coaches are encouraged to participate.Athena and Clydesdale Challenges27Clydesdale (males over 190 lbs) and Athena (females over 160 lbs).Open/Corporate Team Challenge28Teams are Male or Female or Coed. Information: Event Director.Questions on Team Competition29Michael Shafai - 719-577-6324 - [email protected] Challenge30Must be 65 years or olderAge Group - Male / Female - Both Series31Overall, 5 year increment, minimum of 3 deep, no duplications.Walk-In Registration (Fee Change)32Until 01/13/12 - 2:00pm - Boulder Running Company (3659 Austin Bluffs Parkway #32), Colorado Running Company (833 North Tejon and 9275 North Union Boulevard, 120 ), Runners Roost (121 North Tejon).Mail In Registration (Fee Change)33Must be received by 01/07/12. Pikes Peak Road Runners c/o The Pikes Peak Group/John Gardner - 121 South Tejon Street, Suite 700 - Colorado Springs, CO 80903Entry Fees - through active.com35PPRR / SCR / YMCA - four race series (with combo) - $45.00, four race series (w/o combo) - $25.00; single race (w/o combo) $10.00; Non-PPRR member - four race series $60.00, four race series (with combo), four race series (w/o combo) $40.00, single race (w/o combo) $10.00. High School Challenge - four race series (w/combo) - $40.00, (w/o combo) - $15.00, single race (w/o combo). Senior 4 race series (w/combo) $40.00; (w/o combo) $20.00, individual race $7.00.Active Police, Firefighters and Military36FREE entry (does not include t-shirt/glass combo). Contact John Gardner: (719) 577.6338 or [email protected] THANKSMore information?37Visit our website - www.pprrun.orgVolunteer38Please contact Event Director, Mike Shafai - [email protected] Thanks!Questions on Race Entry, Giveaways and Results39John Gardner - (719) 338-8639, [email protected] on Courses, Volunteers and Awards Dinner40Mike Shafai (719) 577-6324 - [email protected] payable to "Pikes Peak Road Runners (PPRR)"Food and Refreshments42Hot chocolate / cider and doughnuts provided at the finish line at all venues.Thanks to43El Paso County Search & Rescue for your continued support of our running events.Facebook!44The Race Directors will provide updates and notify runners are race cancellations via Facebook. Search under "Pikes Peak Road Runners Winter Series" and become a fan.

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