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Park Ridge Charity Classic 2012
Saturday September 22nd, 2012 - 8:00 am
5 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068
Illinois, United States
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Register on-line until Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. for $20.00 by clicking the "Registration" tab above. See all on-line entries by clicking the "Who's Registered" tab.
CARA Runners' Choice Circuit Race
USATF Certified IL-09081-JW
5K Race - 5K Team Race (Men and Women) - 5K Corporate Race
Mark "Team" or "Corporation" name on entry form
(Lowest combined time for the first three runners from each team)
SAFETY: Baby strollers, bicycles, in-line skates, roller skates, scooters, other wheeled vehicles (except wheelchairs), and dogs are NOT ALLOWED on the course, will not be allowed through the finish chutes, and will not be included in results
AID STATIONS: Water at start, 2 mile mark, and finish. Restrooms at start and finish (in the fieldhouse). Paramedics and medical team at finish (under the red tent)
COURSE: A flat, FAST, out and back course with only two right angle turns and one 180°. Split times at 1 mile and 2 mile
"Illinois' fastest 5k course" as 32% of the all-time Illinois age group records were set on the Charity Classic course (source IL T & F)
ENTRY FEE (no refunds): Before September 22 is $20.00 ($3.00 CARA Discount). Race Day is $25.00 (no discounts)
REGISTRATION: On-line until Wednesday, September 19 - 8:00 p.m. at www.runrace.net/findarace.php?id=12266IL3 (no surcharge) or in person at Summit Specialtees, 51 Summit Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068, Tuesday thru Saturday (except race day) from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Race day from 6:30 -7:30 a.m. behind the Pickwick Theatre, 5 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068. No Entries Should Be Mailed After September 12, 2012
PACKET PICK-UP: Thursday, September 20 and Friday, September 21 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Summit Specialtees, 51 Summit Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068. Race day from 6:30 -7:30 a.m. behind the Pickwick Theatre, 5 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068
RACE DAY: The starting line is at 101 Summit Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068. Packet pick-up and registration area is open from 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. and is located just behind the Pickwick Theatre, 5 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068. The major intersection is Touhy Ave. & Northwest Highway
AWARDS: 5 deep in all age groups.
Individual results, including runners time, overall place, place in age group, and average time per mile available 15 minutes after finish of race or at: www.drkomputing.com or www.cararuns.org
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2012 Race Brochure
: Race Start on Summit Ave (near Ridge Ter).
: 180° turnaround on Busse Hwy (near Dee Rd).
: Race Finish on Busse Hwy (near Hinkley Park).
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IMPORTANT – READ THIS
A. The FINISH LINE system is a multi-chute, pull-tag, spindle system.
NARRATIVE – The basis of any finish line system is to record the time of each runner as they cross the finish line and then (here’s the tricky part) maintain the finish order until the runner’s numbers can be recorded in order so that they can be matched up with the times for accurate results.
1. As you approach the finish line be alert for marshals who will be making chute changes. As one chute gets full we will change to the next empty one.
2. After you cross the finish line and enter the chute stay in your finish order until you exit the chute. Keep moving.
3. As you move through the chute, remove the pull-tag from your number and hand it to the worker at the end of the chute.
4. You can help us by:
a. Encouraging BANDITS who have crossed the finish line to stay in the chutes.
b. If the runner in front of you is ill or injured, take his or her pull-tag, keep it in the proper order, and let him/her get out and get assistance.
5. There will be marshals in the chutes to help. They will have BANDIT tags.
B. RESULTS - provided by DRKomputing, Dyer, Indiana.
NARRATIVE – The runner numbers will be read into the computer from the bar codes on your pull-tag. Your number will be matched up to your time and:
YOUR COMPLETE RESULTS WILL BE READY BEFORE YOU LEAVE
1. About FIFTEEN minutes after you have finished, go to the RESULTS area. Give the operator your runner number, they will key it in, and your results will be printed right there.
2. After you get your results, check your place in your age category against the AWARDS board to see if you have won a trophy. If you have won an award, please stay for the presentation. AWARDS WILL NOT BE MAILED.
3. If you want complete results (listing all runners), go to the PR table. Fill out an envelope and pay $2.00. Results will be sent to you within two weeks.
4. If you set a PERSONAL RECORD, be sure to pick up a PR certificate at the PR table.
C. AWARD CEREMONY
We will hold the award ceremony as soon as we have accurate/complete results. Our best estimate is that it will be no later than 9:30 a.m. If we’re ready sooner we’ll go ahead.
D. THANK YOU FOR RUNNING THE PARK RIDGE CHARITY CLASSIC
July 17th, 2012 9:00 am
September 19th, 2012 8:49 pm
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Sep 22nd, 2012
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