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Wednesday, July 9, 2008 -- Connellsville, PA
John Woodruff 5K Run and Walk (iPO Event Id#: 10892)

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John Woodruff photo by Julie Black
In Memory of John Woodruff, 1915-2007

Join us for the Annual John Woodruff Race, In Memory of John Woodruff, 1915-2007

To Register: [Entry Form]

Race Details:

  • Starting time: Run 7:00 pm // Walk 7:01 pm
  • Begins on Arch Street, ends on the track in the stadium
  • Course is in residential roads
  • Long sleeve t-shirt and souvenir glass guaranteed to the first 500 registered

Post Race Party: At Bud Murphy's - MUGs filled FREE from 8-11 pm

Kid's Fun Run: Free for kids 9 and younger. This 880 yard run/walk begins at 6:00 pm. Each participant will get a ribbon and autographed John Woodruff certificate.

To Benefit: 20th Annual John Woodruff Scholarship awarded to a Connellsville High School graduate

Race Location: Connellsville Stadium, 710 South Arch Street, Connellsville, Pa 15425

Running Awards:
Top three male and female finishers (overall) and top male and female in each age group. Possible fourth place awarded male/female.

11 & under
12 - 15
16 - 19
20 - 24
25 - 29
30 - 34 *
35 - 39
40 - 44 *
45 - 49
50 - 54
55 - 59
60 - 64
65 - 69
70 & over

Walking Awards: (Judged competitive walk) Top three and female finishers (overall) and top three in each of the following age groups:

15 & under
16 - 19
20 - 24
25 - 29
30 - 34
35 - 39
40 - 44
45 - 49
50 - 54
55 - 59
60 - 64
65 - 69
70 & over

Timing & Results: Professional finish line service provided by SERJ. Results will be posted right after the race.

About John Woodruff:

Woodruff's forgotten run to Olympic glory
By George J. Tanber, Special to ESPN.com

Connellsville native John Woodruff sprinted from last to first to win gold at Berlin Olympics
By Chuck Finder, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Start Date: 2008-07-09     Start Time: 7:00pm
Event Name: 26th Annual John Woodruff 5K
Location(s): Connellsville, PA 15425
Event Type(s): Run
  Road
Walk
Event Distance(s): 5K
Contact(s): Nancy Dye
   Phone: 724-626-1847
   Email: ndye@zoominternet.net
John Wagner
   Phone: 724-626-8614
   Email: jfwagnerjr@yahoo.com
Affiliate(s): SERJ Racing Services
Comments: Run and Walk // Post Race Fun at Bud Murphy's
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