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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

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Colorado Springs, CO
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2014 Rescue Run

Celebrate

The New Year with the 36th Rescue Run

Course

These races will be run on paved and dirt roads over rolling and hilly terrain. Panoramic views of the city are exquisite, especially on the 10K course. The altitutde is 6,000+ feet, and temperatures may range from 50 to -25 degrees. The race will be held regardless of weather conditions on race day.

Entry Options

Please designate either the 5K or 10K when confirming your registration, AND you have the option of registering with NO shirt. Kids do not get a shirt.

Race Day Registration

begins at 8:30am

5K Course

An out-and-back course on paved roads. The "out" portion is mostly uphill and the "back" portion is mostly downhill. This is challenging, but it's also fun. There is one water stop at the turn around point.

10K Course

A combination out-and-back and loop course. About 4 miles is on paved roads and the rest is on dirt trails and roads. The first mile is mostly uphill. The next couple of miles are gently rolling terrain and some really nice panoramic views of Colorado Springs. Then the grind starts again as runners make their way mostly up an out-and-back stretch. The turnaround point of this section again offers some great views, and from here to the finish (about 1.5 miles), it's mostly downhill.

Kids Fun Run

3 categories for the young at heart:Diaper Derby -- about 50 yards.Toddler Trot -- about 200 yards.School-Age Sprint -- 1 mile.All kids will receive a ribbon. This is FREE for the kids. Adults can run with their child.

Directions (from North of Colorado Springs)

Take I-25 South - Exit Garden of the Gods Rd (Exit 146) - Head east (away from the mountains) for about 3 miles. You'll cross Nevada Ave and Union Blvd. After crossing Nevada, the road name changes from Garden of the Gods to Austin Bluffs.Turn Right at Academy Blvd.

Go about 1.5 miles, turn right at Maizeland. Palmer Park is on the right.There is limited parking in the park (don't park on the grass). You'll probably need to park on neighborhood streets adjacent to the park.

Directions (from South of Colorado Springs)

Take I-25 North. Exit at Hwy 24 (eastbound). (Limon, Exit 139). You will be on the Hwy 24 bypass (i.e., Martin Luther King Bypass) about 1 mile. Then the bypass ends and you'll be on Fountain Ave (heading east). Go about 1/2 mile and turn left on Academy Blvd. Go about 3.7 miles and turn left on Maizeland. Palmer Park is on your right. There is limited parking in the park (don't park on the grass). You'll probably need to park on neighborhood streets adjacent to the park.

Shirts

For Adults - Gildan 100% polyester fa bric, long sleeve, runs a little small. Really cool artwork.

Awards

Top 3 male/female finishers per event (winnters are not eligible for age group awards), first male & female in each age group (0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.

Tons of Drawings

For all runners entered and present

Finish Line Management and Results

by the Pikes Peak Road Runners - www.pprrun.org

Proceeds

go to the El Paso County Search & Rescue, an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to search and mountain rescue.

Rain, Snow, or 20 Below, the 36th edition of the Rescue Run will go on. The courses provide panoramic views of Colorado Springs and the adjacent mountains. The courses are hilly, and partly on paved roads and partly on dirt roads. There will be handsome shirts, and lots of random drawings.

Fees

$20 for 5K/10K with shirt; $15 for 5K/10K without shirt; Kids run FREE

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 in Colorado Springs, CO

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