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Saturday, November 4, 2000 -- Boonsboro, MD

The Cumberland Valley Athletic Club

Proudly Presents

The 38th Annual John F. Kennedy 50 Miler

Saturday, November 4, 2000

"America's Ultramarathon"

[Coverage]
[O/A 1-350] [O/A 351-703]
Pictures: [Set 1] [Set 2] [Set 3] [Set 4] [Set 5] [Set 6] [Set 7]


Start Information: The JFK 50 will start promptly at 7:00 a.m. from the athletic fields adjacent to Boonsboro High School in Boonsboro, Maryland.

Directions to the Start: From the North, take Interstate 81 South to Interstate 70 East. Stay on Interstate 70 East until you reach Rt. 66, take Rt. 66 South towards Boonsboro. From the South, take Interstate 81 North to Interstate 70 East. Stay on interstate 70 East until you reach Rt. 66, Take Rt. 66 South towards Boonsboro. From the East, take Interstate 70 West to rt. 66, take Rt.66 south towards Boonsboro. From the West, Take Interstate 70 East to Rt. 66, take Rt. 66 South towards Boonsboro.

Finish Information: The JFK 50 course is a point-to-point "horse-shoe" configuration finishing at Springfield Middle School in Williamsport, Maryland. A Shuttle Bus will be on hand to bring participants back to the Boonsboro Starting Site ( a distance of 12 miles straight-shot) beginning at 5:15 p.m. and available hourly until the last trip at 9:15 p.m.

Awards: All entrants will receive a special official JFK 50 Commemorative T-shirt. All finishers under the official 14 hour time limit will receive a beautiful uniquely designed JFK 50 finisher's medallion immediately after crossing the finish line. the top 10 men, top 5 women as well as the first man and woman in the following age divisions (40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80 and over) will be recognized at the awards ceremony, set tentatively for 4:00 p.m. in the Springfield Middle School Gym.

Team Championships: Team Championship Awards will be presented to the top scoring (based on total time) Men's and Women's Teams. A team can consist of up to five of the same sex, but only the first three finishers will be scored.

Military Team Competition: The first five finishers of the same military branch (from the same Military base or Academy) will have their combined times tallied. The low time score will take home the "Kennedy Cup". Teams can consist of as many as ten entrants (of either sex).

Prize Money: Cash awards will be presented to the first three male and female finishers (1st = $300, 2nd = $200, 3rd = $100) with an additional $500 bonus for the establishment of a new men's or women's course record.

For more information contact the
Cumberland Valley Athletic Club at (301) 739-7004
or visit the JFK 50K Web site: http://lib.allconet.org/jfk/