5K/3K Ravine Gardens Run/Walk
|Date and Time||Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 8 a.m.|
5K & 3K
|Location||Ravine Gardens State Park, 1600 Twigg Street, Palatka, Florida 32177
5K starts at the Amphitheater, ¼ – ½ mile from the entrance: arrive early! 3K starts at the park drive entrance
$12 under 18 years of age submitted before Oct. 1, $15 over 18 submitted before Oct. 1 and $20 for all race-day registrations. Sorry, no refunds.
|Course||This challenging course is completely within Ravine Gardens State Park. The run/walk will be held on the New Deal era scenic drive, a tree-canopied loop following the rim of 120-foot ravines, dipping to the bottom and climbing back up for a truly challenging event. Don’t expect a PR on this course, just a feeling of accomplishment. Both the 3K and 5K will end at the Court of States with the flags of every state waving.|
The race will be timed and scored by Jaguar Timing Systems electronic bib tag. Your entry fee covers the cost of the disposable chip which does not need to be returned. Bib MUST be worn on the front chest to be scored electronically. Please do not fold the microprocessor or antennas.
|Amenities||T-Shirts to all pre-registered entrants. Late and race-day entrants are not guaranteed a race shirt. Goodie bag for all entrants.|
|Packet Pick Up||Packets may be picked up at Ravine Gardens State Park Wednesday, Thursday and Friday before the race, at Jacksonville Running Company in Tapestry Park off Southside Blvd. Wednesday and Thursday only (Call (904) 379-7170 for directions). Also at the park on the day of race. Please indicate preference on your application.|
Top three male and female overall and winning Masters. Also age groups: The winning Male and Female in 14 & under, 15 – 19, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – 34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55– 59, 60 – 64, 65 and over. Awards presentation will follow conclusion of the main event.
Top Three Male and Female in 14 & under, 15 – 19, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – 34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55 – 59, 60 – 64, 65 – 69, 70 – 74, 75 and over. Awards presentation will follow conclusion of the main event.
Raffles including merchant gift cards and Road ID gift certificates
Results will be posted near the finish line within minutes of the conclusion of the run/walk and on the internet at www.milestoneraceauthority.com.
|Post Race Celebration||Join us for a runners banquet of bagels, bananas etc with awards, music and more.|
|Directions||Ravine Gardens State Park is located in historic Palatka, Florida, on the St. Johns River. From US 17/State Road 100 in downtown Palatka, turn south onto Moseley Avenue, travel 1 mile then turn left onto Twigg Street. Go about 1000 yards to find park gate on right. Call the park at (386) 329-3721 for more information.|