WEST TEXAS RUNNING CLUB

Horseshoe Bend Spring Frolic

Event #5 of the W.T.R.C CHALLENGE SERIES

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2005           Starting Time: 08:00 A.M

Entry Fee:
Registration: $6.00 for race ($5.00 for WTRC members)-Until May 13th
          Race Day Registration for all runners: $10.00

Pre-Registration:
        Telephone registration by 7 p.m. May 13th: George Jury, 792-1237 (night), 792-3291 (day)
        Mail registration thru May 13th: WTRC, 5212 44th St., Lubbock, TX 79414
        Entry fee payable to the West Texas Running Club.

Race Day Registration: 7:00 A.M until 7:45 A.M. only
        $10.00 registration on day of race

Divisions:

Eleven (11) Mile:
Men 13-15 16-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-99 Clydesdales
Women 13-15 16-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-99 ------- ------- Athena

Six (6) Mile
Men 13-15 16-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-99 Clydesdales
Women 13-15 16-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-99 ------- ------- Athena

Two (2) Mile Race:
Men 06-12 13-15 16-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-99 Clydesdales
Women 06-12 13-15 16-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-99 ------- ------- Athena

Start/Finish: Slaton Texas:

Horse Shoe Bend 5 Mile map

2 & 6 MILE RACES: OUT AND BACK - The 2 & 6 milers start together apart from the 11 milers around the corner from the start/finish line for the 11 milers. They will travel North up a "small" hill, with a turnaround at mile 1 for the two milers and mile 3 for the Six milers. IF you have problems, follow the person in front of you.

11 MILE RACE: 11 MILE LOOP: The 11 Milers start near the finish line apart from the 2 & 6 milers. They will travel East and begin up a large hill after the first mile. There is a Northward winding turn between mile 2 and 3. Most of the rest of the race is flat and straight.

There is a turn between mile 5 and 6 that can be a little tricky: The runner MUST run past the West turning point an additional 1/10 of a mile (approximately). (There will be an orange cone set up to run to and around) The runner then returns and turns West down the road you just passed. [SEE PICTURE TO THE LEFT]

The runner will then travel West past mile 7 and turn South. This part of the course is mostly flat or DOWN Hill. There will be one final East Turn with less that 1/10 of a mile to the finish. The Finish and Starting line are in the same general area.

Aid Stations: Approximetly every 2.5 Miles

Split Times: Mid Point of each race (Mile 1, 3, 5.5)

Course:

Hover on Race Distance for a small version of the map of the race you want to view!!!
Click on link for a larger version of Map!!! 11 mile 6 mile 2 mile

Click on Small Map that appears for a large map!!!

Awards: Overall/Age Group Winners - Special and unique commemorative medallions will be given to 50% of the contestants in each of the male and female categories (as listed above) . At a minimum the top three to a maximum of the top five finishers will receive medallions. Overall winners will be excluded from age group medals. Overall winners will have their medallions engraved with "Overall Male/Female Winner" on the back and receive their medals during the awards ceremony at the Start/Finish Line as soon as the top finishers in all of the male and female categories have been confirmed (each race will have individual award cerimonaries). Clydesdales/Athena Winners - Clydesdales/Athena winners will be excluded from their typical age group medals and will have their finishing time age graded for category finish.


For more information contact
        E-mail:
        Telephone:794-7512
        Telephone:789-1547
        (Volunteers needed, please call above)

Corporate Sponsors: If you want to be a sponsor please contact Telephone: 794-7515 (h) 789-1547 (c)