ABOUT THE SERIES

-4a3dffbd067f7b8cRun or Walk – Get moving!

The Orthopaedic Rehab Run/Walk Series is a partnership with the Jackson Area Race Directors and the Fitness Council of Jackson.

The mission of the series is to provide incentives and opportunities for Jackson and surrounding communities to get fit and active.

HOW IT WORKS

-fd396c34eac671a1Participate for points and earn awards!

There are eight races in the series. Participants in each race will earn points toward the series, so there is added incentive for people to enter. Runners and walkers must participate in at least five events to qualify for an age-group awards.

Twenty points will be awarded to the first-place runner and walker overall, with second earning 18, third earning 16, down to two for 10th place. Points are also awarded for overall Masters and Grandmasters top-five places, as well as in each age group.

Participants who take part in 7 of the 8 events receive a Orthopaedic Rehab Running/Walking Series shirt. Those who participate in all 8 events will receive a coveted award announced at the award ceremony at the Ground Hog Gallup.

Series awards do not include Kids’ Run events. A tie is determined by the fastest 5K time.

POINTS & AWARDS

Overall Awards

Overall points: 1st thru 10th place as follows

(1st place overall, Masters (40+) and Grandmasters (50+) receive awards at end of series)

  • 1st = 20 points
  • 2nd = 18 points
  • 3rd = 16 points
  • 4th = 14 points
  • 5th = 12 points
  • 6th = 10 points
  • 7th = 8 points
  • 8th = 6 points
  • 9th = 4 points
  • 10th = 2 points

Overall Masters/Grandmasters

  • 1st = 10 points
  • 2nd = 7 points
  • 3rd = 5 points
  • 4th = 3 points
  • 5th = 1 point

Age Group Awards ***

  • 1st = 10 points
  • 2nd = 7 points
  • 3rd = 5 points
  • 4th = 3 points
  • 5th = 1 point

***Age for this year’s series is determined be the age that you are on June 24 (Concord Classic)

1st place overall in each age group will receive an award at the end of the series, YOU MUST complete 5 events to win an age group award.

Complete 8 events – Receive a special series award to be announced at the Award Ceremony.

Tie breakers will be determined by the fastest 5K.

Participation Award

Complete 7 events = Receive a 2016 Race Series Shirt

Run Age Groups: 0-14, 15-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34. 35-39. 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-66, 67+

Walk Age Groups: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50=54, 55-59, 60-66, 67+