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Sunday, December 5, 1999 -- Morgantown

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1998 Snowflake 5K Race
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When: Sunday, December 5th beginning at 2:00 pm.

Click here for your race Entry Form and for info. on the Corporate Team Challenge.

The Back Bay Snowflake Sprint 5K is a fitting finale to the Grand Prix Series and is a great way to get into shape for the holiday partying season. This event has been generously supported since its inception in 1991 by the Back Bay Seafood Restaurant and Morgantown Sports Center. Soups, sandwiches and other food & refreshments are catered by Back Bay. Other features include long-sleeved T-shirts, random prizes (including a week's vacation at Bethany Beach), cash awards for course records and over 100 trophies. There is no better way to end your racing year! Benefits the Mountaineer Spina Bifida Camp

Professional Timing By: SERJ

Where: The start and finish for both events are located at Krepps Park on Patterson Drive (across from WVU Coliseum) in Morgantown, WV.

Food & Refreshments: Hot and cold food and refreshments will be served to 5K participants courtesy of the Back Bay Seafood Restaurant. Friends and family members are invited to attend the post-race meal for a $3.00 per person donation (proceeds go to the Mountaineer Camp).

Awards: Customized ceramic plaques donated by Mountaineer Corner (Morgantown Sport Center).

5K Race: Top three overall Male & Female finishers.
Top three Male & Female finishers in each of the following age groups:
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & over.

5K Walk: Top two overall Male & Female finishers.
Top two Male & Female finishers in each of the following age groups (course will be monitored for compliance with race walking rules):
19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over.

Finish/Results: Computerized timing and scoring will be provided by SERJ Timing Service. Results will be posted in Krepps Park following the race. Pictures and results will be posted on the world wide web at WVOutside

Random Prizes: All registered 5K entrants will be eligible for random prize drawings to be made following the race. Many valuable prizes (running shoes, gift certificates, etc.) will be awarded. Winners must be present.

T-Shirts: All 5K pre-registrants will receive a long-sleeved T-shirt. Availability of T-Shirts for race day registrants is not guaranteed.

Entry Fee:
Race fee is $12.00 for registrations postmarked by November 28, 1999.
Fee for registrations postmarked after November 28,1999 and on race day will be $15.00.
Fees are not refundable. If event is canceled because of inclement weather, thank you for your donation to the Mountaineer Camp. Please make checks payable to W.Va. Track Club.

Pizza Outlet Flurry Fun Run For Kids: The Flurry Fun Run for kids aged 10 & under will be held adjacent to Krepps Park at 1:45 PM. All finishers will receive an award. Pizza will be served, courtesy of Pizza Outlet, to Fun Run participants immediately following the kids' event. There is a registration fee of $5.00 for which pre-registered participants will receive a child's-sized T-shirt. Parents must register their child and sign the liability waiver on the application blank. For more information on the Fun Run, contact Rocky Kimble at (304) 291-3381.

Information: For more information on the Snowflake Sprint Run & Walk, contact John May at (304) 599-0949 or Bob Baker (304) 296-7988. For more information on the Mountaineer Spina Bifida Camp, contact Sylvia Boggs at (304) 528-5773.

Course: A rolling 3.1 mile loop through the Suncrest area of Morgantown. Water will be available on the course. Split times will be given at the 1 and 2 mile markers. The race is sanctioned by the Road Runners Club of America. No bicycles, strollers, roller skates/blades, pets or non-registered runners will be permitted on the course. Traffic control will be provided by the Morgantown Police Department.

Cash Award for Course Record: The Morgantown Roadrunners will award $100 to the male/female who sets a new course record for the 5K Run.
Existing records (both set in 1994):
Men - Rick Fuller - 15:11 and Women - Sonja Friend-Ulh - 17:42.