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Sunday, April 16, 2000 -- Hopwood, PA
Fayette Striders, Radcliffe DeHass & Monaghan, and MADD present...
Mount Summit Challenge 2000
3.5 Mile Run/Walk

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Results: [Run OA] [Walk OA] [Run by Class] [Walk by Class]
Pictures: [Set 1] [Set 2] [Set 3] [Set 4] [Set 5] [Set 6] [Set 7] [Set 8]

Sunday, April 16, 2000 - 10:00 a.m. - Hopwood, PA
A scenic 3.5 mile run/walk along Rt. 40
from Hopwood to the top of Summit Mountain!

Alternate Race Date: May 1, 2000 - In case of bad weather
(deep snow, ice storm, etc.)

In case of bad weather, race Information will be announced on the local radio station (WMBS 590 am).
For additional information, you can call one of the following club officers:
(724) Lynn Huggins 439-1246, Joe George 437-4160,
Janet Gates 564-1301, Angie Schimansky 437-9588

The Mt. Summit Challenge will be in its 17th year on April 16th. The race begins in Hopwood on Rt. 40 East and climbs 3.5 miles to the finish line at the top of the Summit. Reaching the Summit is an accomplishment that most can only dream of - it is a race not only about speed, but strength and endurance as well!

The Fayette Striders, along with the Uniontown law firm of Radcliffe, DeHaas & Monaghan and MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) have dedicated the Mt. Summit Challenge to aid in the prevention of drunk driving accidents and deaths. We encourage all runners and walkers to "get high" naturally and not risk their lives and the lives of others by drinking and driving. This year, as in the past, part of the proceeds will go to the Fayette County MADD Community Action Team.

On behalf of the Fayette Striders Running Club and all the sponsors of the Mt Summit Challenge, we wish all the runners and walkers "Good Luck". We hope to see you on April 16th, not only to compete in the race but to support the Fayette County chapter of MADD.

Get me an [Entry Form]


Pre Registration:$15.00 ($17.00 for XXL shirts) - Entry must be postmarked by April 7th at 5:00 p.m. Fayette Striders Club Members (pre-registered only): $14.00 ($16.00 for XXL).
Late Registration:$20.00 ($22-00 for XXL) Sizes not guaranteed after April 7th. Enter Early!
Packet pick up:8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.- Hopwood VFD Social Hall. Restrooms available at start. Pre-register participants will receive a sweat shirt and finish line gift. Salvation Army will provide refreshments at the finish line. Refreshments will also be provided at the Hopwood VFD Social Hall before and during the awards ceremony. Transportation will not be provided back down the mountain.
Results:Finish line results will be provided by SERJ Timing Service. The awards ceremony will be at the conclusion of the race. PLEASE NOTE: Awards will not be mailed to athletes.
Awards:Running: Top 3 Female/Male Overall and the top 3 in the following age groups:
Female: 14-U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50 & over
Male: 14-U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & over

Walking: Top 3 Female/Male Overall and the top 3 in the following age groups:
Female:14-U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55 & over
Male:14-U, 15-19, 20-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & over

Heavyweight division: Male runners only. Heavyweight runners are NOT eligible for age group awards. Male runners must weigh in on race day. Top 3 in each division, Cruiser: 175-199, Clydesdale: 200 & over


WVOutside will be on hand taking race photos, and the results/photos will be posted here. Fayette Striders club members can view their results on the club web page at: www.delphi.com/fayettestriders. You can also e-mail any of the Striders' officers from this web site. We are pleased to announce that The Elite Runners & Walkers of Robinson Township Will hold a mini expo at our race this year. They will be featuring running clothing and related items.